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Sport:
Para Cycling
Hometown:
Tipperary
Class:
Tandem B

Peter Ryan is a veteran of the 2016 Paralympic Games where he competed in the Tandem Cycling Time Trial and the Road Race.

29 Year Old Tipperary man, Ryan, had been a promising minor hurler with Tipperary before he suffered the effects of Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy that caused the deterioration of his eyesight.

Peter began competing as a tandem cyclist going on to win several National Championships before competing at World Championships and ultimately representing Ireland at the Rio 2016 Games.

Peter is a strong advocate for the disability sector and has recently been elected as a councillor representing Thurles in the Tipperary County Council.

Honours:
2016 Paralympic Games

Paralympics Ireland

Irish Sport HQ
Sport Ireland Campus
Blanchardstown
Dubin 15
Ireland
D15 D462

Registered Charity Number (CRA)

20041700

CHY Number

13420

Company Registration Number

339700t

Paralympics Ireland Title Sponsor

Paralympics Ireland International Partners

Governing Bodies

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