Bio 2018-03-11T19:56:32+00:00


Image: Arnaud Domange Photography

Image: Arnaud Domange Photography



Dr Hannah Macdougall is a dual Paralympian, previous World Record Holder, has captained the Australian Swimming Team at both a World Championships and Paralympic Games, completed a PhD in Athlete Well-Being, and still manages to find time to continue her mission of discovering Melbourne’s best baked eggs. Not bad for a 30 year old.

Hannah is currently aiming to represent Australia at the 2018 UCI Para Road World Championships in the Time Trial and Road Race.

Major Sporting Achievements:


2015 – 2017 UCI Para Cycling Road World Cups –  1 x Gold, 2 x Silver, and 2 x Bronze medals in the womens C4 road race and time trial

2016 – 2017 UCI Para Track & Road World Championships   – 4th in Individual Time Trial, 5th in Road Race.

2010-2018 Australian Para Road and Track Cycling Championships  – 3 x Gold, 7 x Silver and 14 x Bronze Medals in the Women’s C4 classification

2017 Cycling Australia National Championships – First female amputee to compete in the ‘able bodied’ Women’s Time Trial

2008 Beijing Paralympic Games – Team Captain for the Australian Paralympic Swim Team; competed in 100m backstroke and 200 IM

2004 Athens Paralympic Games  – Bronze Medal in the 4 x 100m Female Medley Relay, 4th in the S10 100m Backstroke

2002/18 VIS Scholarship Holder  Full and Talent Transfer scholarships

2002/03 World Record in the S10 Women’s 50m Backstroke