With three Paralympic gold medals and six world championships to his name, Olympic speaker Barney Storey is the world’s most successful sprint tandem sighted pilot.
Cycling with his stoker Neil Fachie, Barney won a gold medal in the 1km time trial at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.
He also won a silver in the tandem sprint. Previously, Storey had achieved significant success in various other competitions, including double gold at the Track World Championships with Fachie and double gold at the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games with stoker Anthony Kappes.
Olympic speaker Barney also won two gold medals in the same events at the 2006 and 2007 World Championships and a gold medal at the Paralympic World Cup.
At the National Tandem Sprint Championship, Storey won again in 2009 and in 2010, 2011 and 2012. In the 2011 Track Worlds, he won two silver medals.
Adding to his other achievements, Barney won gold in 2010 at the National Team Pursuit Championships over 4km. Prior to this, he had won other gold medals in the tandem sprint in 2003 and 2005 and the 1km in 2006.
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