|Date of birth||Medal tally|
|15 June 1981||3 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze|
Karissa Whitsell has won gold medals across both Cycling disciplines at the Paralympic Games.
At Athens 2004 Whitsell clinched four medals alongside tandem partner Katie Compton: golds in the 3km Individual Pursuit Tandem B1-3 on the Track and in the Road Cycling Tandem Time Trial BVI 1-3; silver in the 1km Time Trial B1-3; and a bronze in the Sprint B1-3.
She competed in her third Games at Beijing 2008, pairing with Mackenzie Woodring to take home gold in the Time Trial, silver in the Road Race and bronze in the Individual Pursuit, each in the BVI class.