Take A Look Back: Returning Para-Cycling World Championship Medalists

By U.S. Paralympics | Aug. 02, 2018, 2 a.m. (ET)

With the 2018 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships set to take place Thursday-Sunday in Maniago, Italy, take a look at which seven Team USA athletes are looking to defend their podium finishes.

Samantha Bosco

2017 medals: 1 silver - C5 time trial 
Current UCI rankings: 5th
2018 world cup - Ostend: 4th - time trial, road race

Ryan Boyle

2017 medals: 1 silver -  T2 time trial
Current UCI rankings: 3rd
2018 world cup - Ostend: 2nd - time trial; 4th - road race
2018 world cup - Emmen: 1st - road race; 2nd - time trial

Will Groulx

2017 medals: 3 silver - H2 time trial, H2 road race, handcycle relay
Current UCI rankings: 2nd
2018 world cup - Ostend: 1st - road race, time trial
2018 world cup - Emmen: 1st - road race, time trial

Billy Lister

Billy List Rio 2016

2017 medals: 1 bronze - C1 time trial
Current UCI rankings: 7th
2018 world cup - Ostend: 3rd - time trial; 10th - road race
2018 world cup - Emmen: 2nd - time trial; 6th - road race

Shawn Morelli

2017 medals: 2 gold - C4 road race, C4 time trial
Current UCI rankings: 1st
2018 world cup - Ostend: 1st - time trial; 2nd - road race
2018 world cup - Emmen: 1st - time trial, road race

Freddie de los Santos

2017 medals: 1 silver - handcycle relay
Current UCI rankings: 15th
2018 world cup - Ostend: 4th - time trial
2018 world cup - Emmen: 4th - time trial

Jill Walsh

2017 medals: 1 silver - T2 time trial; 1 bronze - T2 road race
Current UCI rankings: 2nd
2018 world cup - Ostend: 1st - road race; 2nd - time trial
2018 world cup - Emmen: 1st - road race; 2nd - time trial