Dame Sarah Storey Claims 16th Paralympic Gold As She Equals Team GB Record

Dame Sarah Storey has equalled Team GB’s Paralympic gold medals record by claiming the 16th of her career.The cyclist stormed to victory in the women’s C5 time trial at the Tokyo Games on Tuesday within a time of 36:08.90. Fellow GB rider Crystal Lane-Wright also took home silver in Tuesday’s event, with a time of 37:40.89.Sarah’s Paralympic gold total now matches the achievement of former swimmer Mike Kenny, who took home 16 during his career.

Dame Sarah Storey Claims 16th Paralympic Gold As She Equals Team GB Record
Gold medalist Sarah Storey of Team Great Britain poses on the podium at the medal ceremony for the Cycling Road Women's C5 Time Trial

Dame Sarah Storey has equalled Team GB’s Paralympic gold medals record by claiming the 16th of her career.

The cyclist stormed to victory in the women’s C5 time trial at the Tokyo Games on Tuesday within a time of 36:08.90. 

Fellow GB rider Crystal Lane-Wright also took home silver in Tuesday’s event, with a time of 37:40.89.

Sarah’s Paralympic gold total now matches the achievement of former swimmer Mike Kenny, who took home 16 during his career.