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Craig Maclean

Cycling

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Craig Maclean
Cycling

Craig won bronze for Scotland in the Team Sprint at the 2002 Commonwealth Games, followed by gold in the same event at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia. Having returned to the Paralympic form of the sport as pilot to Neil Fachie, he won a further two golds at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Craig won an impressive nine World Championship medals between 1999 and 2007, the highlight being gold in the Team Sprint in 2002, before piloting Fachie to double gold at the 2011 Para-Cycling World Championships. He repeated the double, this time with Anthony Kappes, in 2012 and took Sprint bronze in 2016 with James Ball.

Craig also had a successful Olympic career,  representing Great Britain at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, winning silver in the Team Sprint, also competing at Athens 2004. He went on the pilot Anthony Kappes to a gold medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, becoming only the second athlete in history to win medals at both Olympic and Paralympic Games.

 

  • Date of Birth 31/07/1971
  • Birth Place Grantown-On-Spey
  • Commonwealth Games Representation 2002, 2006, 2014

Did You Know?

  • Craig was the Opening Ceremony flag bearer for Team Scotland at the Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games

Career Highlights

3 rd
2016 World Para-Cycling Championships
Tandem B Sprint
1 st
Glasgow 2014
Para-Sport Sprint B Tandem - Men
1 st
Glasgow 2014
Para-Sport 1000m Time Trial B Tandem - Men
1 st
2012 Paralympic Games
Tandem B Sprint
1 st
2012 World Para-Cycling Championships
Tandem B Kilo
1 st
2012 World Para-Cycling Championships
Tandem B Sprint
1 st
2011 World Para-Cycling Championships
Tamdem B Sprint
1 st
2011 World Para-Cycling Championships
Tandem B Kilo
2 nd
2007 World Track Cycling Championships
Team Sprint
4 th
Melbourne 2006
1km Time Trial - Men
1 st
Melbourne 2006
Team Sprint - Men
2 nd
2006 World Track Cycling Championships
Team Sprint
2 nd
2006 World Track Cycling Championships
Individual Sprint
3 rd
2004 World Track Cycling Championships
Team Sprint
3 rd
2003 World Track Cycling Championships
Team Sprint
3 rd
Manchester 2002
Sprint - Men
1 st
2002 World Track Cycling Championships
Team Sprint
3 rd
2001 World Track Cycling Championships
Team Sprint
2 nd
2000 Olympic Games
Team Sprint
2 nd
2000 World Track Cycling Championships
Team Sprint
2 nd
1999 World Track Cycling Championships
Team Sprint