Sarah Storey

Swimmer + Track and Road Cyclist
Born Oct 26, 1977

Sarah Joanne Storey, OBE is a British track and road cyclist and former swimmer, multiple gold medal winner at the Paralympic Games in both sports, and twice British (able bodied) national track champion. Storey was born without a functioning left hand after her arm became entangled in the umbilical cord in the womb.… Read More

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  • Star Line Up For First Ever Women’s Tour De Yorkshire
    Hebden Bridge Times - Apr 23, 2015
  • Currents: Walls: Wallpaper Inspired By Travel, From Sara Story
    NYTimes - Feb 19, 2015
  • Just Keep Breathing: Coping With The Loss Of A Young Adult Child To Cancer
    Huffington Post - Nov 01, 2013
  • Paralympic Honours Row: David Weir Should Have Got A Knighthood, Says Mp
    Guardian (UK) - Dec 30, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sarah Storey.


1977 Birth Born on October 26, 1977.


1992 14 Years Old Storey (then known as Sarah Bailey) began her Paralympic career as a swimmer, winning two golds, three silvers and a bronze in Barcelona in 1992 at 14. … Read More


1998 20 Years Old Storey was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire in the 1998 New Year Honours.
2007 29 Years Old In 2007 Storey married tandem pilot and coach Barney Storey Storey was a nominee for the 2008 Laureus World Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability.


2008 30 Years Old 1 More Event
At the 2008 Paralympic Games, her fifth, Storey won the individual pursuit – in a time that would have been in the top eight at the Olympic final – and the road time trial.
2009 31 Years Old Following the Beijing Games Storey was promoted to Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2009 New Year Honours.
2010 32 Years Old Storey qualified to join the England team for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, where she was "the first disabled cyclist to compete for England at the Commonwealth Games", against non-disabled cyclists. … Read More
2011 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2011, Storey competed for one of the three places in the GB squad for the women's team pursuit at the 2012 Olympic Games.
2012 34 Years Old 1 More Event
London's 2012 Paralympics Games saw Storey win Britain's first gold medal. … Read More
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