British cyclists nominated for 2005 Paralympic Awards

British cyclists Darren Kenny and Aileen McGlynn have been nominated for two awards each at the inaugural Paralympic Awards. The 2005 Paralympic Awards aim to honour outstanding achievements in the fields of sport and the media directly related to the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games.

Kenny has been named on a shortlist of 12 athletes for the best male athlete award and also features on the best Games debut shortlist. The 35 year-old from Bournemouth had a spectacular Games in Athens, winning gold medals in the CP3/4 1km time trial and the CP3 3km individual pursuit ­ both in world record times. He also won a silver medal in the combined CP3 road race and time trial.

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