GB Cycling Team Rider Biography
Revised February 2015
 

Katy Marchant

Track sprint
DOB: 30.01.1993 | From: Leeds | Based: Manchester

About Katy

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.

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Katy Marchant: Selected Career Highlights to Date

2014

UEC European junior and Under-23 Track Cycling Championships, Anadia, Portugal

Bronze, Keirin
Bronze, Team sprint (with Rosie Blount)