Rio Paralympics 2016

Shelley Gautier proudly represented Canada in the 2016 Paralympics hosted in Rio de Janeiro. Shelley won a bronze medal in the combined Women’s T1-T2 category for the 15 kilometre time trial on September 14. She was the only T1 in the competition, racing against T2 rivals, and recorded a time of 26 minutes and 50.87 seconds; only 39.47 seconds behind gold medal winner Carol Cooke of Australia, and merely 1.2 seconds behind silver medalist Jill Walsh of the United States.

Bronze Medal Race – Shelley Gautier in the Paralympics in Rio from Gerry Dimnik on Vimeo.

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Shelley on the podium

 

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