Carol Cooke


Event: Women's T1-2 Road Race/T1-2 Time Trial

University Connection: Executive Certificate - Logistics, Materials and Supply Chain Management (1999)

Carol began paracycling in 2011 at age 50 in Melbourne, VIC, Australia. She is now a 3 x Gold medal Paralympian and 9 x World Champion in Cycling and was named Female Elite Para Cyclist of the Year in 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2019 by Cycling Australia.

Key facts...

  • 2 Paralympic Games, 3 gold medals and 9 World Championships
  • Ambassador for MS Australia
  • Motivational speaker and author of ‘Finding your Inner Gold’
  • Founded the MS 24 hour Mega Swim.
  • In 2014, she was honoured as a Member of the Order of Australia. 


Women T1-2 Time Trial - Tuesday Aug 31, 4.30pm AEST
Women T1-2 Road Race - Thursday Sep 2, 2.00pm AEST


Date Event Results
Tuesday 31st August  Cycling: Women T1-2 Time Trial  Silver Medal 
Thursday 2nd September  Cycling: Women T1-2 Road Race  TBA 

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To learn more about Carol's journey, check out her Paralympic bio here

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