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Aileen McGlynn

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Aileen McGlynn
Cycling, Para-Sport 1000m Time Trial B Tandem - Women, Para-Sport Sprint B Tandem - Women

Double silver medallist at Glasgow 2014 with pilot Louise Haston, Aileen paired up with Louise once again for her second Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, finishing 3rd in both the Time Trial and the Sprint. Aileen has a visual impairment and throughout her career she has represented Scotland and Great Britain, winning gold and silver in her first Paralympic Games in Athens 2004, double gold at the 2008 Paralympic Games and silver and bronze at the 2012 Games in London.

Aileen has an honours degree in Mathematics, Statistics and Management Science from the University of Strathclyde and was awarded an MBE and OBE.

  • Date of Birth 22/06/1973
  • Birth Place Paisley
  • Hometown Glasgow
  • Lives Manchester
  • Coach David Daniell
  • Club Team Glow
  • Commonwealth Games Representation 2014, 2018

Did You Know?

  • I watch...

    Films

  • I listen to...

    Ed Sheeran and Rag'n'Bone Man

  • Sporting Hero

    Sir Chris Hoy

  • Dream holiday destination

    New Zealand

Career Highlights

3 rd
Gold Coast 2018
Para - Sport B Tandem Sport
3 rd
Gold Coast 2018
Para-Sport B Tandem 1000m Time Trial
2 nd
2017 World Track Championships
Tandem Time Trial
3 rd
2017 World Track Championships
Tandem Sprint
2 nd
Glasgow 2014
Para-Sport Sprint B Tandem - Women
2 nd
Glasgow 2014
Para-Sport 1000m Time Trial B Tandem - Women
2 nd
2012 Paralympic Games, London
Tandem Time Trial
3 rd
2012 Paralympic Games, London
Tandem 3km Pursuit
2 nd
2011 World Championships
Tandem Time Trial
2 nd
2011 World Championships
Tandem Sprint
2 nd
2011 World Championships
Tandem 3km Pursuit
2 nd
2010 World Championships
Tandem Time Trial
1 st
2009 World Championships
Tandem Time Trial
2 nd
2009 World Championships
Tandem Road Time Trial
3 rd
2009 World Championships
Tandem 3km Pursuit
1 st
2008 Paralympic Games, Beijing
Tandem Time Trial
1 st
2008 Paralympic Games, Beijing
Tandem 3km Pursuit
1 st
2007 World Championships
Tandem Time Trial
1 st
2007 World Championships
Tandem 3km Pursuit
1 st
2006 World Championships
Tandem Time Trial
1 st
2005 European Championships
Tandem Time Trial
1 st
2004 Paralympic Games, Athens
Tandem Time Trial
2 nd
2004 Paralympic Games, Athens
Tandem Sprint