Laura Brown (cyclist)

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Laura Brown
Laura Brown cyclist 2013.jpg
Brown in 2013
Personal information
Born (1986-11-27) November 27, 1986 (age 31)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Team information
Current team UnitedHealthcare Women's Team
Discipline Track and road
Role Rider
Rider type Endurance (track), time trialist (road)[1]
Professional team(s)
2013–2014 Colavita-Fine Cooking Pro Cycling
2015– UnitedHealthcare Women's Team

Laura Brown is a Canadian cyclist who competes on the track and road including as a member of the Canadian team pursuit team. As a reserve, Brown was part of the Canadian team that won a bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics in the women's team pursuit. She was also part of the team that won gold at the 2011 Pan American Games in the team pursuit. She also won the points race at the Manchester round of the 2013–14 UCI Track Cycling World Cup. Brown took up cycling in 2002 after giving up competing in gymnastics due to an ongoing back injury.[2] In October 2014 the UnitedHealthcare Women's Team announced that Brown would be part of their squad for the 2015 season.[1]

In 2016, she was officially named in Canada's 2016 Olympic team.[3]

Major results[edit]

2013
1st Points Race, Challenge International sur piste
Los Angeles Grand Prix
1st Team Pursuit (with Allison Beveridge, Gillian Carleton, Jasmin Glaesser and Stephanie Roorda)
2nd Omnium
2015
1st Gold medal blank.svg Team Pursuit, Pan American Games (with Allison Beveridge, Jasmin Glaesser and Kirsti Lay)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team Announces 2015 Women's Roster". UnitedHealthcare Women's Team. 27 October 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Malach, Pat (29 May 2012). "Exergy Tour crash won't derail Laura Brown". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  3. ^ Tozer, Jamie (29 June 2016). "Returning Olympians highlight Canada's cycling team". www.olympic.ca. Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 

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