Katy Marchant

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Katy Marchant

Revised: January 2016

Disciplines
Track sprint
DOB
30/01/1993
From
Leeds
Based
Manchester
Social Links
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Katy's Profile

A former heptathlete who trained under the guidance of Toni Minichiello (Jess Ennis’ coach), Katy was recommended to the British Cycling sprint coaches after her interval training numbers on the Wattbike caught Toni’s eye.

A successful six-week trial period with the sprint squad led to Katy being officially accepted onto the Olympic Academy Programme in April 2013, and promoted onto the Podium Programme in October of the same year.

At the 2014 UEC junior and Under-23 European Track Championships in Anadia, Portugal, Katy won the bronze medals in both the keirin and the team sprint (with Rosie Blount).

Katy made her debut World Championship appearance in 2015 where she represented Great Britain in the 500m Time Trial. Katy posted a PB in the event to finish 13th overall.

Katy was crowned as the Under-23 European Keirin champion at the Under-23 European Track Championships in Athens and backed this up with a silver medal in the team sprint with Vicky Williamson.

Katy won her first world cup medal in Hong Kong in January 2016, where she won the silver medal in the team sprint with Jess Varnish.

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Selected Career Highlights to Date

2016

UCI Track Cycling World Cup, Hong Kong

Silver, Team sprint

2015

UEC European Junior and Under-23 Track Cycling Championships, Athens (Greece)
Gold, Keirin
Silver, Team sprint (with Vicky Williamson)

2014

UEC European Junior and Under-23 Track Cycling Championships, Anadia (Portugal)
Bronze, Keirin
Bronze, Team sprint (with Rosie Blount)

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