Participants

Katie ARCHIBALD

Katie ARCHIBALD
    Cycling Track
Birth Date:  12 Mar 1994
Place of Birth:  WALTON ON THAMES
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  24
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  178
Weight (Kg):  72

Events and Medals


Katie ARCHIBALD - Records

Record Event Mark Date Location
GR Women's 3000m Individual Pursuit Qualifying 3:24.119 6 April, 2018 Brisbane (AUS)

Katie ARCHIBALD - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 6 Apr 13:26
Women's 3000m Individual Pursuit Qualifying
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 19:38
Gold Medal Event Women's 3000m Individual Pursuit Finals - Gold
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 19:16
Gold Medal Event Women's 25km Points Race Finals
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 20:24
Gold Medal Event Women's 10km Scratch Race Finals
Finished

Legend

GR: Commonwealth Games Record

Biographical Information


Highlights
45Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 3000m Individual Pursuit 4 3:37.078
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's Points Race 3 -
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's Scratch 5 -

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's Team Pursuit 1 4:10.236

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2018 Apeldoorn, NED Women's Scratch 6 -
2018 Apeldoorn, NED Women's Team Pursuit 2 4:16.980
2018 Apeldoorn, NED Women's Madison 1 4:34.254
2017 Hong Kong, CHN Women's Omnium 1 -
2017 Hong Kong, CHN Women's 3000m Individual Pursuit 5 3:31.331
2015 Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, FRA Women's 3000m Individual Pursuit 5 3:31.276
2015 Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, FRA Women's Team Pursuit 2 4:16.702
2014 Cali, COL Women's Points Race 4 -
2014 Cali, COL Women's Team Pursuit 1 4:23.407

Nickname: Archie (team-wnt.com, 17 Oct 2017)
Hobbies

Books (team-wnt.com, 17 Oct 2017)


Occupation: Athlete (msn.com, 16 Oct 2017)
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Paul MANNING (ENG) (cyclist.co.uk, 31 Jan 2017)


Sporting relatives

Brother, John ARCHIBALD, is a track cyclist. Father, Ian ARCHIBALD, was a talented runner, twice winning the Scottish 1500m title. (britishcycling.org.uk, 17 Oct 2017; heraldscotland.com, 16 Feb 2016)


Other sports

Competes as a road cyclist. Was a swimmer before turning to cycling, winning a few West Districts swimming medals. (msn.com, 16 Oct 2017; heraldscotland.com, 16 Feb 2017)


Injuries

Crashed her motorbike in late 2015, leaving her with a ruptured posterior cruciate ligament in her knee and a fracture in her elbow. Missed the 2016 UCI Track World Championships in London. Returned for selection to the Rio (2016 Olympics) track cycling team. (britishcycling.org.uk, 17 Oct 2017; telegraph.co.uk, 24 Feb 2016) Crashed during the 2016 UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Glasgow, Scotland, and fractured her wrist in three places. Continued with the event and won a gold medal in the madison. Had time off to recover and returned at the UCI Track World Championships in Hong Kong, China. (britishcycing.org.uk, 17 Oct 2017)


Reason: "I only got into the sport for fun, as I loved racing at the weekends. Even when I made it onto the British program, I never thought about the Olympics. Maybe it was naivety or just being youthful." (independent.co.uk, 14 Feb 2015)
Ambition: "Two major personal goals for 2018: Track World Championships in March, at Apeldoorn velodrome, where I hope to defend my omnium title. Then, in April, I hope to tackle both the track and road events at the (2018) Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia." (msn.com, 16 Oct 2017)
Additional information

ACHIEVEMENTS
Gold medallist in team pursuit at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (britishcycling.org.uk, 17 Oct 2017)
2017 omnium world champion in Hong Kong, China. (msn.com, 16 Oct 2017)


HISTORY MAKING
Became Scotland's first female track cycling world champion, after claiming gold in team pursuit at the Track World Championships in Cali, Columbia. (britishcycling.org.uk, 17 Oct 2017)


COMMONWEALTH HISTORY
Bronze medallist in the points race at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. (britishcycling.org.uk, 17 Oct 2017)


KEEN WRITER
Has her own blog with entertaining posts. Also lends her services to various newspapers and magazines. (redskymanagement.co.uk, 17 Oct 2017)


Social Media

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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