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|DOB||05 May 1993 (age 23)|
Ryan is a former international standard football player who was identified as a potential triathlete through a Talent ID day. He played in the England CP Football team as a wingback and was part of the team that played in the Intercontinental Cup.
He was part of the England Talent squad before joining the 2015 UK Sport Lottery Funded Squad. His break through race was the ITU World Championships in Chicago, where he won bronze in the PT2 category, which is one of the categories that will be included in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Despite falling off his bike on a corner, he got back up and was able to overtake other atheltes on the run to ensure a place on the podium.
Ryan is from Derby but is now located in Lougborough. He has cerabral palsy, affecting his right side and uses an adapted bike with the great and brake controls on the left.
Ryan Taylor Latest ITU events...
- 23rd Jul 20162016 Rotterdam ITU Paratriathlon World Championships5th
- 15th May 20162016 Aguilas ITU World Paratriathlon Event2nd
- 20th Mar 20162016 Buffalo City ITU World Paratriathlon Event1st
- 15th Sep 20152015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago3rd
- 16th Aug 20152015 Detroit ITU World Paratriathlon Event1st
- 9th Jul 20152015 Geneva ETU Triathlon European Championships8th
- 1st Mar 20152015 Buffalo City ITU World Paratriathlon Event3rd
- 21st Sep 20142014 Madrid ITU World Paratriathlon Event3rd
- 25th May 20142014 Besançon ITU World Paratriathlon Event3rd