Katherine Bates

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Katherine Bates
Katherine Bates at the 2006 Australian National Track Championships in Adelaide.jpg
Personal information
Full name Katherine Linsey Bates
Nickname "Kate"
Born (1982-05-18) 18 May 1982 (age 32)
Sydney, Australia
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Track & Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2002 Ondernemers van Nature
2003 Bik-Powerplate
2004 Team Ton Van Bemmelen Sports
2005 Van Bemmelen-AA Drink
2006 Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung
2007 T-Mobile Women
2010 Team Colavita Baci
2011 Abus – Nutrixxion
Infobox last updated on
15 February 2012

Katherine Bates (born 18 May 1982 in Sydney[1]) is a former Australian track and road cyclist. A multiple national champion, Bates has been riding as a professional since 2002. In 2007, she became the World Points Race Champion on the track. Bates finished fourth in the individual pursuit at the 2004 Summer Olympics and sixth in the points race at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Bates retired in December 2011 due to injury and is working with SBS as a cycling commentator.[2]

Palmarès[edit]

2000
2nd World Time Trial Championships, Plouay – Junior
2001
2nd Points Race, World Track Championships, Antwerp
2002
3rd Individual Pursuit, World Track Championships, Copenhagen
1st Points Race, Commonwealth Games, Manchester
2nd Individual Pursuit, Commonwealth Games, Manchester
2003
1st Individual Pursuit, World Cup, Moscow
1st Overall, Geelong Tour, Australia
2nd Australian Criterium Championships, Victoria
2004
4th Individual Pursuit, 2004 Summer Olympics
1st Stage 2, Vuelta a Castilla y León, Zamora
1st Individual Pursuit, World Cup, Manchester
1st Points Race, World Cup, Manchester
2nd Stage 2, Geelong Tour, Australia
3rd Overall, Geelong Tour, Australia
2005
1st Points Race, World Cup, Manchester
1st Individual Pursuit, World Cup, Manchester
1st Scratch Race, World Cup, Manchester
1st Australia Individual Pursuit, Australian National Track Championships, Adelaide
1st Australia Points Race, Australian National Track Championships, Adelaide
1st Australia Scratch Race, Australian National Track Championships, Adelaide
2nd Individual Pursuit, World Track Championships, Los Angeles
2nd Scratch Race, World Track Championships, Los Angeles
3rd Points Race, World Track Championships, Los Angeles
2006 (Equipe Nürnberger Versicherung)
1st MaillotAustralia.PNG Australian National Road Race Championships, Mount Torrens
1st Australia Scratch Race, Australian National Track Championships, Adelaide
1st Australia Points Race, Australian National Track Championships, Adelaide
2nd Individual Pursuit, Australian National Track Championships, Adelaide
1st Points Race, Commonwealth Games, Melbourne – defeated teammate Rochelle Gilmore
2nd Individual Pursuit, Commonwealth Games, Melbourne
1st Stage 3, Le Tour du Grand Montréal, Canada
1st Stage 4, Euregio Ladies Tour, Bilzen
1st Stage 5, Bay Classic, Docklands
1st Points Race, World Cup, Sydney
1st Stage 1, Tri-Peaks Challenge USA
1st Individual Pursuit Track World Cup, United Kingdom
2nd Scratch Race Track World Cup, United Kingdom
3rd Women's Road World Cup Geelong, Australia
2007
1st Stage 1, 1st Stage 5 & 1st Final GC Bay Classic
1st Arc en ciel.svg Points Race, World Track Championships, Palma de Mallorca
3rd Points Race, Track World Cup, Beijing
3rd Overall, Le Tour du Grand Montréal, Canada
3rd Stage 1, International Thüringen Rundfahrt, Germany
3rd Australian Criterium Championship, Queensland
2008
6th Points race, 2008 Summer Olympics
2009 (Team Columbia-HTC 2009 season)
2010
1st Scratch Race, Oceania Track Cycling Championships, Adelaide
1st Women's Team Pursuit, Oceania Track Cycling Championships, Adelaide
1st Women's Team Pursuit, Track World Cup, Melbourne
2011
2nd Women's scratch, 2011 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Apeldoorn

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Katherine Bates Rider Profile". Cycling Australia. 
  2. ^ Schlink, Leo (14 December 2011). "Hip injury forces Kate Bates to retire from cycling". The Daily Telegraph (News Limited). Retrieved 15 February 2012. 

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