Damien Shaw (pilot): Track - 1km time trial, 4km individual pursuit. Road - time trial, road race

Updated: Friday, 24 Aug 2012 17:24

Damien Shaw (pilot): Track - 1km time trial, 4km individual pursuit. Road - time trial, road race
Damien Shaw (pilot): Track - 1km time trial, 4km individual pursuit. Road - time trial, road race

Damien Shaw was a talented runner, representing Ireland in cross country at under-19 level before taking up cycling in 2010.

Shaw now rides as sighted pilot for James Brown and the pair have progressed well since teaming up. Together they earned an 11th-place finish in the UCI World Road Cup in Rome in May.

They will hope to carry their form into London 2012, which will be Shaw’s first Paralympic Games.

Age: 27

Hometown: Mullingar, Westmeath

Sports classification: MB

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