Participants

Sam WELSFORD

Sam WELSFORD
    Cycling Track
Birth Date:  19 Jan 1996
Place of Birth:  SUBIACO
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  22
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  180
Weight (Kg):  83

Sam WELSFORD - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 15:35
Men's 4000m Team Pursuit Qualifying
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 20:19
Gold Medal Event Men's 4000m Team Pursuit Finals - Gold
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 15:17
Men's 4000m Individual Pursuit Qualifying
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 15:21
Men's 15km Scratch Race Qualifying Round - Heat 1
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 21:47
Gold Medal Event Men's 15km Scratch Race Finals
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 4000m Team Pursuit 2 3:51.008

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 Hong Kong, CHN Men's Omnium 7 -
2017 Hong Kong, CHN Men's 4000m Team Pursuit 1 3:51.503
2016 London, GBR Men's Point Race 7 -
2016 London, GBR Men's 4000m Team Pursuit 1 3:52.727

Nickname: Sammy (cycling.org.au, 16 Apr 2017)
Hobbies

Football (Twitter, 5 Jun 2017)


Occupation: Athlete (twitter, 5 June 2017)
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Clay WORTHINGTON (AUS) (cycling.org.au, 16 Apr 2017)
NATIONAL: Tim DECKER (AUS) (adelaidenow.com.au, 4 Mar 2016)


Other sports

After the 2017 Track World Championships in Hong Kong, China, he had a stint of road racing in Europe with the national U23 team. (cyclingnews.com, 5 Apr 2017)


Reason: "I got into cycling after watching my dad go out for early-morning rides when I was around seven; eventually I asked if I could come along. He was the one that took me out riding - I owe so much to my parents." (bikebug.com, 4 Jul 2016)
Ambition: "The (Gold Coast) 2018 Commonwealth Games are also a major goal. Beyond that, I'd like to get a pro contract and race the classics." (bikebug.com, 4 Jul 2016)
Hero: Slovakian cyclist Peter SAGAN (jmlracingteam.com. 4 Feb 2016)
Influence: His father (rio2016olympics.com.au, 6 Mar 2016)
Ritual: Never shaves his legs a day before the race. (rio2016olympics.com.au, 6 Mar 2016)
Additional information

ACHIEVEMENTS
2017 team pursuit world champion in Hong Kong, China. (cycling.org.au, 5 Oct 2017)
2016 team pursuit world champion in London, Great Britain. (cycling.org.au, 5 Oct 2017)
Silver medallist in team pursuit at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (cycling.org.au, 5 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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