Katie Archibald, is a British racing cyclist, who currently rides on the track for Great Britain and Scotland. A member of the Great Britain 2016 Olympic champion team in women's team pursuit, she is a champion in the same event at both the World and European championships and world record holder. Individually, Archibald has been European champion in the elimination race in 2015, twice in the omnium in 2016 and 2017 and a four time European champion in the individual pursuit between 2014 and 2017. In 2017 she secured her first individual global title, winning the Omnium at the 2017 UCI Track Cycling World Championships and won a third world championship the following year when partnering Emily Nelson to win the Madison at the 2018 UCI Track Cycling World Championships. Her brother, John, is also a cyclist. Both won medals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games representing Scotland; Katie gold in the women's individual pursuit and John silver in the men's.
|Born:||March 12, 1994, St Peter's Hospital, Chertsey, England|
|Discipline:||Track & Road|
|Rider type:||Pursuit/Time trial|
|Twitter:||Katie Archibald's Twitter profile|
About Katie Archibald
Scottish racing cyclist who has won gold medals representing Scotland at the UEC European Track Championships and UCI Track Cycling World Championships. She took home bronze at the Commonwealth Games representing Scotland in 2014.
She was originally a swimmer but decided to take up competitive grass track cycling in 2011.
She began racing for the Madison Boot Out Breast Cancer Cycling Team in 2014.
Her father was a cyclist and a fell runner.
She won gold in the women's team pursuit at the 2014 UCI Track Cycling World Championships with the help of Team Great Britain teammate Laura Trott.
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- Sportspeople from East Dunbartonshire
- Scottish female cyclists
- Commonwealth Games gold medallists for Scotland
- Scottish Olympic medallists
- Commonwealth Games bronze medallists for Scotland
- UCI Track Cycling World Champions (women)
- Cyclists at the 2014 Commonwealth Games
- Olympic cyclists of Great Britain
- Commonwealth Games medallists in cycling
- Cyclists at the 2016 Summer Olympics
- Olympic gold medallists for Great Britain