|Name Jon-Allan Butterworth|
|Spouse Chantel Butterworth|
Jon allan butterworth british c5 paracyclist on trans world sport
Jon-Allan Edward Butterworth MBE (born 6 February 1986 in Birmingham) is a British paralympic cyclist. He represented Great Britain at the 2012 Summer Paralympics.
- Jon allan butterworth british c5 paracyclist on trans world sport
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Butterworth lost his left arm in 2007 in an insurgent rocket attack when serving as a senior aircraftman weapons technician with the Royal Air Force at Basra airbase in Iraq. He had previously served in Afghanistan in 2005.
Butterworth got into cycling by taking part in the first Help for Heroes bike ride in 2008, from there he went on to be recognized as talented at a ParalympicsGB Talent ID day
At London 2012 he won silver medals in the C4-5 kilo, C5 4km individual Pursuit and mixed team sprint. In the kilo, his C5 world record was beaten by Alfonso Cabello.
At the 2016 Summer Paralympics he finished in 4th place in the C4-5 1k Time trial, and then won Gold with Jody Cundy and Louis Rolfe in the C1-5 750m Team Sprint.
Butterworth was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2017 New Year Honours for services to cycling.