Who Is Aileen McGlynn? Everything To Know About The Paralympic Tandem Cyclist

The Scottish Para Cyclist Aileen McGlynn suffers from a disability of vision impairment. Read the full article to find about her contributions over the years. 

She has been the center of attention after securing the fourth medal for Great Britain at the 2020 Paralympics Games.

She won her first silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games securing 2nd position alongside her partner Louise Haston. She won her second medal, also silver, at the 2014 commonwealth recording a time of 1:09.771.

Their first medal was in the sprint whereas their second was in the category Kilo.

Name Aileen McGlynn
Birthday 22 June 1973
Age 48 years old
Gender Female
Nationality Scottish
Married/Single Married
Husband Graeme Hinchliffe
Instagram @amcglynn_

Paralympics Aileen McGlynn Disability

Aileen McGlynn has been suffering from vision impairment since her birth.

When she joined her first sports club, Glenmarnock Wheelers at the age of 18, she was afraid to open up to others. But when the news eventually came out, everyone was very supportive.

At present, she is a contributor to a non-profit organization named Crank It Up. Their main aim is to provide cycling facilities and equipment to tall the disabled people.

Disclosing Aileen McGlynn Age

Born on 22 June 1973, Aileen McGlynn is 48 years old at present.

She has been competing in the Para-cycling and wheelchairs games for 3 decades now. She started her career as an amateur athlete in 1991 from the team Glenmarnock Wheelers.

Who Is Aileen McGlynn Husband?

The professional Para Cyclist accepted the proposal from her husband Graeme Hinchliffe at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.She later explained in an interview that she had her mind in the game and wasn’t aware of her partner’s pre-planned proposal.

Her husband Graeme is a senior systems manager who lived in the same house as Aileen but two flights upstairs. Despite living in the same house for over a year, they hadn’t talked once with one another.

Their love story started when Hinchliffe took the guts and asked her out popping his head out of the front door.

Aileen Net Worth

The net worth of Aileen is a mystery for now.

Looking through the achievements and medals she has won over the years, she must have accumulated a considerable fortune.

Aileen and her riding partner Barney broke the World Record at UCI Track Cycling World Championships held in Manchester. They broke the International record with a time of 1:10.381.

Before she pursued her career in athletics, she was a trainee with a degree in Mathematics.