|Born||1 September 1984|
Darwin, Northern Territory
|Current club information|
|British league|| Wolverhampton Wolves |
|2003–2004, 2011–2012||Belle Vue Aces|
|2008, 2017–2018||Ipswich Witches|
|2013–2016||King's Lynn Stars|
|2000||Australian Under-16 Champion|
|2003, 2004||Australian Under-21 Champion|
|2004, 2005, 2006, 2007||South Australian Champion|
|2004, 2008, 2011, 2018||Scottish Open Champion|
|2005||Jack Young Solo Cup winner|
|2011, 2013||Elite League Riders Champion British Champion 2020|
|2007||Elite League KO Cup|
Rory Robert Schlein (born 1 September 1984)is an Australian speedway rider. He is the son of the 1974 Northern Territory solo champion Lyndon Schlein.
Born in Darwin, Northern Territory, Schlein was signed by the Edinburgh Monarchs in 2001 and won the Conference League championship that year while on loan at Sheffield Tigers. He won the Premier League championship with the Monarchs in 2003 and the Elite League championship with the Coventry Bees in 2007. Schlein has represented the Australia national speedway team at the 2006 and 2007 Speedway World Cup.
Schlein, who when home in Australia lives in the southern Adelaide suburb of Hallett Cove, won the Australian Under-21 Speedway Championship in 2003 and 2004 and finished 2nd to Chris Holder in 2005. He also won the South Australian Championship in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 and he won the Australian Under-16 Championship at the Northline Speedway in his home town of Darwin in 2000.
In 2011 he won the Elite League Riders' Championship and won it for a second time in October 2013.
In 2011 he rode for Belle Vue Aces in the Elite League.
In May 2015, Schlein was seriously injured while riding for Orzel Lodz in Poland, breaking two vertebrae and damaging his lung and kidney, ending his season and initially with concern that he could be paralysed.His recovery was documented in the film Addicted To Speed: The Rory Schlein Story. He returned to ride for King's Lynn Stars in 2016, but missed part of the early season with a shoulder injury, and after struggling to score well was dropped in August. For 2017 he has signed to ride for Ipswich Witches in the SGB Championship.
In 2020 he won the British Championship at the National Speedway Stadium in Manchester.
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