Kieran Modra

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Kieran Modra
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2012 Australian Paralympic Team portrait of Modra
Personal information
Full nameKieran John Modra
Born(1972-03-27)27 March 1972
Port Lincoln, South Australia, Australia
Died13 November 2019(2019-11-13) (aged 47)
Kingsford, South Australia, Australia
SportAthletics, swimming, cycling

Kieran John Modra AM (27 March 1972 – 13 November 2019) was a Australian Paralympic swimmer and tandem cyclist. He won five gold and five bronze medals at eight Paralympic Games from 1988 to 2016, along with two silver medals at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Modra died after his bike crashed with a car on the Sturt Highway in Kingsford on 13 November 2019.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Paralympic cyclist Kieran Modra killed while riding north of Adelaide". ABC News. 13 November 2019. Retrieved 13 November 2019.