Name: Jill Walsh
Sport: Cycling
Discipline(s): Road Cycling
Event(s): Time Trial, Road Race
Classification: T2
Height: 5-6
DOB: 6/19/1963
Birthplace: Rochester, N.Y.
Hometown: Syracuse, N.Y.
College: SUNY Institute of Technology ‘84, Accounting; SUNY Binghamton ’85 Master of Science, Accounting
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2016, 2020); Three-time Paralympic medalist (2 silvers, 1 bronze)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, bronze (road race), 4th (road time trial)
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016, silver (road race, road time trial)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – Road – silver (time trial), 4th (road race)
  • Years of Participation: Road – 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Medals: 9 (3 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze)
  • Gold – 2018 (road race, time trial), 2015 (road race)
  • Silver – 2019 (time trial), 2015 (time trial), 2014 (road race)
  • Bronze – 2014 (time trial)
Personal: Walsh is a retired New York state trooper and mother to three children – two sons, Griffin and Sullivan, and one daughter, Julia...Married to Greg Walsh...As an avid triathlete, Walsh’s multiple sclerosis began to impact her ability to bike and run...However, Walsh found a way to keep her competitive spirit alive through competing in the trike class in Paralympic cycling events...In her first world championships, Walsh came away with silver in the road race and bronze in the time trial...Hobbies include triathlon and building projects.