Katie Colclough

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Katie Colclough
Personal information
Full name Katie Amanda Colclough
Born (1990-01-20) 20 January 1990 (age 24)
Grantham, England
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)[1]
Team information
Current team Specialized-lululemon
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider
Rider type Endurance
Amateur team(s)
2008 Team Halfords Bikehut[2]
Professional team(s)
2011
2012-2013
HTC High Road
Specialized-lululemon
Major wins
Arc en ciel.svg World Team Time Trial Champion
European Union European Champion U23
United Kingdom British Champion Junior
Infobox last updated on
29 April 2012

Katie Amanda Colclough (born 20 January 1990[3]) is a retired English road and track cyclist from Frieston near Grantham, Lincolnshire, and a former member of British Cycling's Olympic Development Squad.

Colclough began cycling competitively in 2004, the following year she was selected to ride for British Cycling's Talent Team. She joined the Olympic Development Programme in 2006.[1]

In 2008-2009 Colclough rode road races with Team Halfords Bikehut.[3] In 2011, she signed with the professional team HTC-Highroad Women (now known as Specialized–lululemon).[4] Colclough was part of the Specialized-lululemon squad which won the team time trial at the 2013 UCI Road World Championships, where she announced that she would be retiring from the sport after the road race.[5]

Palmarès[edit]

Source:[6]

2007
5th Points race, British National Track Championships (Senior)
2nd Olveston National Series Road Race
10th Points race, 2007 European Track Championships (Junior)
22nd Road race, European Championships (Junior)
2008
1st European Union Team pursuit, 2008 European Track Championships (U23)
1st United Kingdom Points Race, British National Track Championships (Junior)
2nd Points Race, British National Track Championships (Senior)
2nd Pursuit, British National Track Championships (Junior)
1st Team pursuit, Round 1, 2008–2009 Track World Cup, Manchester
3rd Points race, Round 1, 2008–2009 Track World Cup, Manchester
1st Team pursuit, Round 2, 2008–2009 Track World Cup, Melbourne
2009
1st Team pursuit, Round 5, 2008–2009 Track World Cup, Copenhagen
2nd Points race, Round 5, 2008–2009 Track World Cup, Copenhagen
2nd British National Road Race Championships Under 23
2nd European road cycling championships, road race, Under 23
2nd, Team pursuit, 2009–2010 Track World Cup, Melbourne
2010
1st European Union Team pursuit, 2010 European Track Championships
2011
1st European Union Team pursuit, 2011 European Track Championships (U23)
2012
1st Stage 4, Gracia-Orlova
1st British National Road Race Championships Under 23
2013
Colclough won with Specialized–lululemon the team time trial at the 2013 UCI Road World Championships.
1st MaillotMundialCrono.PNG World Championship, Team Time Trial (together with Ellen van Dijk, Carmen Small, Evelyn Stevens, Lisa Brennauer and Trixi Worrack)
3rd British National Time Trial Championships

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rider Profles: Katie Colclough". Team Halfords Bikehut. Retrieved 2008-12-18. [dead link]
  2. ^ Lionel Birnie (2008-01-08). "HALFORDS BIKEHUT TEAM: WHO'S WHO". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 2008-12-18. 
  3. ^ a b "Profile". British Cycling. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Katie Colclough". Velocio Sports. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Road World Championships 2013: Lizzie Armitstead set for tough test". bbc.co.uk. 27 September 2013. Retrieved 28 September 2013. 
  6. ^ Katie Colclough profile at Cycling Archives