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Neil Fachie

Cycling

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Neil Fachie
Cycling, Para-Sport 1000m Time Trial B Tandem - Men, Para-Sport Sprint B Tandem - Men

Neil won gold in both Time Trial and Sprint at Gold Coast 2018 with pilot Matt Rotherham, setting World and Games records in Sprint qualifying and a Games record in the Time Trial.  Neil made it a ‘double double’, having also won gold in both events at Glasgow 2014 with pilot Craig MacLean.

Neil is a twelve-time World champion, three-time Paralympic Games medallist and holds the World record for the 1km Time Trial and Flying 200m. Neil and pilot Pete Mitchell became the first tandem pair ever to break the one minute mark in the 1km Time Trial.

Before taking to Cycling, Neil competed in Para-Athletics and competed at the 2008 Paralympic Games over 100m and 200m.

  • Date of Birth 12/03/1984
  • Birth Place Aberdeen
  • Hometown Aberdeen
  • Lives Altrincham
  • Coach Mehdi Kordi
  • Club Black Line
  • Commonwealth Games Representation 2014, 2018

Did You Know?

  • I watch...

    Boardwalk Empire

  • I eat...

    Chicken Creole as cooked by my fiancée

  • I listen to...

    Biffy Clyro

  • Sporting Hero

    Sir Chris Hoy

  • Dream holiday destination

    South Africa

  • I read....

    Daniel Priestley - Entrepreneur Revolution

  • Dream job as a child

    Sportsman

Career Highlights

1 st
Gold Coast 2018
Para-Sport Sprint B Tandem - Men
1 st
Gold Coast 2018
Para-Sport 1000m Time Trial B Tandem - Men
1 st
2018 World Track Championships
Tandem Sprint
1 st
2018 World Track Championships
Tandem Time Trial
2 nd
2017 World Track Championships
Tandem Time Trial
2 nd
2017 World Track Championships
Tandem Sprint
1 st
2016 World Track Championships
Tandem Sprint
1 st
2016 World Track Championships
Tandem Time Trial
2 nd
2016 Paralympic Games, Rio
Tandem Time Trial
1 st
2015 World Track Championships
Tandem Time Trial
1 st
2015 World Track Championships
Tandem Sprint
1 st
Glasgow 2014
Para-Sport 1000m Time Trial B Tandem - Men
1 st
Glasgow 2014
Para-Sport Sprint B Tandem - Men
1 st
2014 World Track Championships
Tandem Time Trial
1 st
2014 World Track Championships
Tandem Sprint
1 st
2012 Paralympic Games, London
Tandem Time Trial
2 nd
2012 Paralympic Games, London
Tandem Sprint
1 st
2011 World Track Championships
Tandem Time Trial
1 st
2011 World Track Championships
Tandem Sprint
1 st
2009 World Track Championships
Tandem Time Trial
1 st
2009 World Track Championships
Tandem Sprint
9 th
2008 Paralympic Games, Beijing
Athletics - 100m
9 th
2008 Paralympic Games, Beijing
Athletics - 200m