Caroline Alexander

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Caroline Alexander
Caroline Alexander Budapest 1995 GWC.jpg
Personal information
Full name Caroline Alexander
Born (1968-03-03) 3 March 1968 (age 46)
Barrow in Furness, England, United Kingdom
Team information
Discipline Road & MTB XC
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1991
1992
1993
1996
1998
1999
2001
Kona
Raleigh
Louis Garneau
BMW-Klein
Team Ritchey
American Eagle
Specialized MTB
Infobox last updated on
20 May 2008

Caroline Alexander (born 3 March 1968)[1] is a cross country mountain biker and road cyclist born in Barrow in Furness, Lancashire. She represented Great Britain at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta and the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.[1] She was a reserve for the British Cycling team at the 2001 UCI Road World Championships[2] Alexander also represented Britain at the UCI Women's Road World Cup events in 2002.[3] Alexander represented Scotland in the first mountain bike event in the Commonwealth Games in 2002.[4]

Alexander retired from cycling in 2004. In 2009, she was inducted into the British Cycling Hall of Fame.[5]

Palmarès[edit]

1993
1st British National Mountain Biking Championships XC
2nd European Cross Country Championships
1994
1st British National Mountain Biking Championships XC
2nd UCI Mountain Bike World Cup
1995
1st British National Mountain Biking Championships XC
1st European Cross Country Championships
1996
1st Mountain Bike Tour of Britain & six stage wins
5th UCI Mountain Bike World Cup round 1 - Lisbon, Portugal
4th UCI Mountain Bike World Cup round 2 - Houffalize, Belgium
4th UCI Mountain Bike World Cup round 3 - St. Wendel, Germany
3rd UCI Mountain Bike World Cup round 4 - Helen, GA
2nd UCI Mountain Bike World Cup round 5 - Bromont, Quebec
1997
1st British National Mountain Biking Championships XC
16th UCI Mountain Bike World Cup
1st UCI Mountain Bike World Cup round 3 - St Wendel, Germany
2nd UCI Mountain Bike World Cup round 5 - Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic
1998
1st British National Cyclo-cross Championships
1999
10th UCI Mountain Bike World Cup
2000
1st Redlands Bicycle Classic - stage 3 (66 mile road race)
2nd British National Road Race Championships
2nd Sea Otter TT, Australia
5th UCI Mountain Bike World Cup round 5 - Sarentino, Italy
2001
2nd UCI Mountain Bike World Cup
3rd UCI Mountain Bike World Cup round 5 - Durango, Colorado, USA
2nd UCI Mountain Bike World Cup round 8 - Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada
6th UCI Mountain Bike World Championships
1st Sea Otter Classic Overall
2002
1st British National Mountain Biking Championships XC
2nd UCI Mountain Bike World Cup
2nd UCI Mountain Bike World Cup round 2 - Houffalize, Belgium
5th MTB XC 2002 Commonwealth Games
7th La Flèche Wallonne Féminine

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Olympic Record: Caroline Alexander". British Olympic Association. 
  2. ^ Rob Burgess (19 September 2001). "British Cycling names World Road team". UK Sport. 
  3. ^ "GREAT BRITAIN CYCLING TEAM 2002 RESULTS". British Cycling. 
  4. ^ "Scotland's cyclists selected for Commonwealth Games". Sport Scotland. 19 June 2002. 
  5. ^ "50 Cycling Heroes Named in British Cycling's Hall of Fame". British Cycling. 2009-12-17.