Louise Jones (cyclist)
|Full name||Louise Christine Jones|
8 June 1963 |
|Discipline||Track & Road|
Jones won the first gold medal for women in cycling at the Commonwealth Games, when women's cycling was introduced in Auckland, New Zealand in 1990. She finished fourth in the 1998 Commonwealth Games road race in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1998. She also represented Britain in the UCI Road World Championships in 1991 and the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul and the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain.
Jones took time out from competing between 1994 and 1997 to have children with her husband Phil, a cyclist and plumber. The family moved to Brisbane, Australia in 2007 after Jones acted as a commissaire at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. Jones is the mother of racing cyclist Hayley Jones.
1986 -1991 inc British Sprint Champion
1986 British Point Race Champion
1988 7th Sprint Seoul Olympic Games
- 1st Sprint, Commonwealth Games
- 'Edita bags it, another silver for Anna'
- News on British Cycling website, 2002
- "Louise Jones Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 10 July 2016.
- Interview with Louise Jones, womenscycling.net 2005
- "Cyclist Hayley Jones aims to follow in footsteps of Commonwealth Games gold medallist Mum Louise". WalesOnline. 2 January 2014. Retrieved 3 August 2014.
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