Daniel Chalifour

Daniel Chalifour

 

Daniel Chalifour, who started tandem racing in 2006, has maintained himself among the best tandem cyclists in the world for the past several years. He heads to the Toronto Parapan American Games as a quadruple medallist from the last Parapan Ams in Guadalajara. 

In Mexico, Chalifour and then guide Ed Veal posted victories in the 4,000-metre individual pursuit, silver in the 1km individual time trial, and bronze in both the mixed time trial and the road race. He is a three-time world championship medallist , a three-time World Cup winner and a multiple national champion. He also competed at the 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games earning one fourth place finish at each Games.

He currently rides with his guide Alexandre Cloutier .

Career Highlights

2011 and 2015 Parapan American Games… 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games…

Personal

Born with a degenerative eye disease that causes visual impairment…In his spare time, he loves to play music.

Notable International Results

  • 2015 World Cup (ITA), time trial 6th
  • 2013 Word Championships time trial 4th
  • 2013 World Cup (CAN), tandem 2nd
  • 2013 World Cup (CAN), time trial 5th
  • 2012 Paralympic Games, time trial 4th
  • 2011 Parapan American Games, 4000-m individual pursuit 1st
  • 2011 Parapan American Games, 1 km 2nd
  • 2011 Parapan American Games, time trial 3rd
  • 2011 Parapan American, Games road race 3rd
  • 2008 Paralympic Games, individual pursuit 4th.

Medals

GamesSportEventMedal
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsCycling - RoadIndividual Time Trial - Mixedgold
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsCycling - TrackIndividual Pursuit - Mixedgold
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsCycling - Track1km Time Trial - Mixedgold
2011 Guadalajara Parapan AmsCycling - Track4000m Individual Pursuit - Mengold
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsCycling - RoadRoad Race - Mixedsilver
2011 Guadalajara Parapan AmsCycling - Track1km Time Trial - Mensilver
2011 Guadalajara Parapan AmsCycling - RoadRoad Race - Menbronze
2011 Guadalajara Parapan AmsCycling - RoadTime Trial - Visually Impaired - Openbronze

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Cycling - Track Individual Pursuit - Mixed 1
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Cycling - Track 1km Time Trial - Mixed 1
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Cycling - Road Individual Time Trial - Mixed 1
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Cycling - Road Road Race - Mixed 2
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Cycling - Road Time Trial - Visually Impaired - Open 3
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Cycling - Track 1km Time Trial - Men 2
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Cycling - Track 4000m Individual Pursuit - Men 1
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Cycling - Road Road Race - Men 3
Games Sport Event Result
2012 London Paralympics Cycling - Road Road Race - Men 9
2012 London Paralympics Cycling - Road Individual Time Trial - Men 4
2012 London Paralympics Cycling - Track Individual Pursuit - Men 7
2012 London Paralympics Cycling - Track 1km Time Trial - Men 8
2008 Beijing Paralympics Cycling - Road Road Race - Men 7
2008 Beijing Paralympics Cycling - Road Individual Time Trial - Men 11
2008 Beijing Paralympics Cycling - Track Individual Pursuit - Men 4
2008 Beijing Paralympics Cycling - Track 1km Time Trial - Men 7