34 year old athlete Sarah Storey won her 11th gold medal for Great Britain in the 2012 Paralympic games after winning the C4-5 women’s road race today.
Paralympic cycling events are categorized according to disability. “B” category for blind cyclists with a sighted captain, “H” category use a handcycle, “T” category use tricycles, and the numbered “C” categories are for cyclists with physical impairments who can otherwise use a standard bicycle.
Storey was born with an unusable left hand and competes in the C4-5 category. In addition to today’s road race, she won gold in the road time trial, the 500m time trial and the individual pursuit.
Photo CC-BY-ND Brian Fuller. You can see his full collection of Paralympic cycling photos at his Flickr photostream.