Paralympics 2021 - Gold for Neil and Lora Fachie in memorable day for ParalympicsGB
A Super Saturday for ParalympicsGB but especially for the Fachie household! Great Britain enjoyed a successful day four of the Paralympics in the Velodrome that saw Neil Fachie and Lora Fachie, husband and wife, both win gold in their respective categories.
IZU, JAPAN - AUGUST 28: Gold medalists Neil Fachie for the men’s B 1000m Time Trial track cycling and Lora Fachie for the women's B 3000m Individual pursuit track cycling pose on day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games at Izu Velodrome on August 28, 2021
Great Britain were off to a flyer in the Velodrome on day four of the Tokyo Paralympic Games.
The Fachie duo, Neil and Lora, both managed gold to notch ParalympicGB’s medal total up to 32 in total, currently sitting second in the medal table rankings behind China.
Neil won his gold in world record fashion alongside partner Matt Rotherham in the Men’s B 1000m Time Trial. This was followed up by Lora’s brilliant performance with pilot Corrine Hall to defend her Paralympic title in the Women’s B 3000m Individual Pursuit.