Quick facts

Birthdate

December 9, 1997

Birthplace

Ste-Thérèse, QC

Residence

Ste-Thérèse, QC

Sport

Para Cycling

Experience

Beijing 2008

Guadalajara 2011

Rio 2016

Toronto 2015

Daniel Chalifour, who started tandem racing in 2006, has maintained himself among the best tandem cyclists in the world for the past several years.

At the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, Chalifour and pilot Alexandre Cloutier won gold on the track in the individual pursuit and the kilo race. On the road, they triumphed in the time trial and took silver in the road race.

At the 2011 Parapan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, Chalifour and pilot Ed Veal posted a victory 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.

Chalifour was a member of the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games. He is a four-time world championship medallist.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2008, 2012, 2016 Paralympic Games… 2011 and 2015 Parapan American Games…

PERSONAL

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

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2018 World Road Championships, road race, 7th

2016 Paralympic Games, time trial, 15th

2016 Paralympic Games, individual pursuit, 9th

2016 Défi sportif, time trial, 2nd

2016 Cologne Classic, Criterium, 2nd

2016 World Track Championships, individual pursuit, 3rd

2016 World Cup (BEL) road race, 4th

2016 World Cup (BEL) time trial, 6th

2015 Parapan American Games, time trial, 1st

2015 Parapan American Games, road race, 2nd

2015 Parapan American Games, individual pursuit, 1st

2015 Parapan American Games, kilo, 1st

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