Brett Aitken

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Brett Aitken
Personal information
Full name Brett Aitken
Born (1971-01-25) 25 January 1971 (age 43)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia[1]
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb; 10.7 st)
Team information
Discipline Track cycling
Role Rider
Infobox last updated on
28 June 2011

Brett Aitken (born in Adelaide on 25 January 1971) is an Australian Olympic track cyclist.[2] He has won a bronze, a silver, and a gold medal for his nation.[3] He won gold in the Madison event at the 2000 Olympics.[4] He retired from cycling in 2004, but returned in 2006 to ride on the Oceania Tour.[4] On 16 January 2001, he was awarded the Australian Sports Medal for his gold medal winning achievement.[5]

Aitken was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brett Aitken". Santos Tour Down Under site. UniSA. Retrieved 28 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Athlete Biography, AOC
  3. ^ Olympic Games, ABC
  4. ^ a b Jones, Jeff & Stevenson, John (2006) "Olympic gold medalist Aitken returns to cycling", CyclingNews.com, 18 February 2006, retrieved 24 January 2010
  5. ^ "Alicia Aberley". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  6. ^ AIS Cycling Achievements