Gold at the 2016 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championship (Pursuit) in Italy.

JOE BERENYI

MEN'S PARA CYCLING - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

HEIGHT & WEIGHT: 5'9 / 160

PARALYMPIC QUALIFICATION: MC3

DATE OF BIRTH: 11/12/1968 (51)

HOMETOWN & TRAINING RESIDENCE:   Aurora, IL

DISCIPLINE: Paralympic Cycling

# OF YEARS ON THE US NATIONAL TEAM: US Paralympic Cycling since 2009 

PARALYMPIC EXPERIENCE & MEDALS:  

  • 2016 RIO - GOLD (1K Time Trial), SILVER (Individual pursuit)

  • 2012 LONDON - GOLD (Individual pursuit), SILVER (individual time trial), BRONZE (team sprints)

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALS: 

Joe Berenyi pictured after the UCI ParaCycling World Championship at the Velo Sports Center in Carson, CA - March 2017

Joe Berenyi pictured after the UCI ParaCycling World Championship at the Velo Sports Center in Carson, CA - March 2017

  • 2019 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Champion Gold Medalist - 1k Time Trial

  • 2018 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Champion Gold Medalist - 1k Time Trial

  • 2018 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Champion Gold Medalist - Scratch

  • 2018 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Champion Bronze Medalist - Individual Pursuit

  • 2017 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Champion Gold Medalist - 1k Time Trial

  • 2017 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Champion Gold Medalist - Team Sprint

  • 2017 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Champion Gold Medalist - Scratch

  • 2017 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championship Silver Medalist - 3k Pursuit

  • 2016 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Champion Gold Medalist - 3k Pursuit

  • 2016 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Champion Gold Medalist - 1k Time Trial

  • 2015 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Champion Gold Medalist - 1k Time Trial

  • 2015 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Champion Gold Medalist - 3k Pursuit

  • 2015 UCI Para-Cycling Track World Championship Silver Medalist - Scratch

U.S. NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALS: 

  • 2019 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - 3km Individual Pursuit

  • 2019 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - 1km Time Trial

  • 2019 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - MC1-3 Scratch Race

  • 2018 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - 3km Individual Pursuit

  • 2018 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - 1km Time Trial

  • 2018 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - MC1-3 Scratch Race

  • 2018 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - Team Sprint

  • 2017 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - 3km Individual Pursuit

  • 2017 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - 1km Time Trial

  • 2017 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - Team Sprint

  • 2016 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - 3km Individual Pursuit

  • 2016 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - 1km Time Trial

  • 2016 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - Team Sprint

  • 2015 USAC Time Trial National Championship

  • 2015 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - Individual Pursuit

  • 2015 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - Time Trial

  • 2015 Track Nationals Silver Medalist - Team Sprint

  • 2015 Track Nationals Bronze Medalist - Scratch Race

  • 2014 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - Individual Pursuit

  • 2014 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - Time Trial

  • 2013 Road Nationals Gold Medalist - Criterium

  • 2013 Road Nationals Gold Medalist - Road Race

  • 2013 Road Nationals Bronze Medalist - Time Trial

  • 2012 Road Nationals Gold Medalist - Time Trial

  • 2012 Road Nationals Gold Medalist - Criterium

  • 2011 Track Nationals Gold Medalist - 4k Individual Pursuit

  • 2011 Track Nationals Bronze Medalist - Time Trial

  • 2011 Road Nationals Silver Medalist - Time Trial

  • 2011 Road Nationals Silver Medalist - Criterium

  • 2011 Road Nationals Bronze Medalist - Road Race

  • 2010 Road Nationals Silver Medalist - Criterium

UCI WORLD CUP SEASON MEDALS: 

  • 2018 Gold Medalist (London) - 1km Time Trial Track

  • 2017 Gold Medalist (Japan) - 1km Time Trial Track

  • 2017 Silver Medalist (Japan) - Individual Pursuit Track

  • 2014 Gold Medalist (Los Angeles) - 3km Pursuit

  • 2013 Gold Medalist (Matane) - Time Trial

  • 2013 Silver Medalist (Merano) - Time Trial

  • 2012 Gold Medalist (Baie Comeau) - Road Race

  • 2012 Gold Medalist (Cantimplaos) - Time Trial

  • 2012 Gold Medalist (Segovia) - Time Trial

UCI WORLD CUP SEASON CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALS & RANKING:  

  • 2018 Para-Cycling UCI Track Ranking - #1

  • 2017 Para-Cycling UCI Track Ranking - #1

  • 2016 Para-Cycling UCI Track Ranking - #1

  • 2015 Para-Cycling UCI Track Ranking - #1

  • 2014 Para-Cycling UCI Track Ranking - #3

  • 2012 Para-Cycling World Cup Overall Gold (C3)

  • 2012 Para-Cycling UCI Road Ranking - #2

PARA PAN AMERICAN GAMES EXPERIENCE & MEDALS:

  • 2019 LIMA - GOLD (Men’s 1km Time Trial) // SILVER (Men’s Individual Pursuit) // BRONZE (Men’s Road Race)

  • 2015 TORONTO - GOLD (Men's Road Race), (Men's individual Pursuit) & (Men's 1km time trial) // SILVER (Mixed Time Trials)

USOC PARALYMPIC ATHLETE OF THE MONTH / YEAR AWARDS & NOMINATIONS:

  • 2019 Team USA Awards Nominee - Male Athlete of the Month - March

  • 2019 Team USA Awards Nominee - Paralympic Team of the Month - March

  • 2017 Team USA Awards Nominee - Paralympic Team of the Year

  • 2016 Team USA Award Male Athlete of the Month - April

  • 2015 Team USA Awards Male Paralympian of the Year

SOCIAL MEDIA: Lefty68USA - Twitter & Instagram 

FAMILY:  Wife - Jill / Daughters - Gwen, Tatum & Sydney

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS:  

  • 2016 ESPYS Nominee - Best Male Athlete with a Disability

  • 2015 ESPYS Nominee - Best Male Athlete with a Disability