Cycling for athletes with a visual impairment is governed by the International Cycling Union.
Visually impaired riders compete on tandem bikes with a fully-sighted pilot in the front seat. Both track and road events are held, and the sport is on the Paralympic Games programme.
Caption: New Zealand team on the track.
Caption: track cycling for the visually impaired.
Caption: Brazil competes at Rio 2016.
Caption: the Netherlands celebrates after a road event at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.