GB Cycling Team Rider Biography
Revised December 2014
 

Victoria Williamson

Track sprint
DOB: 15.09.1993 | From: Norfolk | Based: Manchester

At the age of 15, Victoria made the switch from athletics to cycling after one of her athletics coaches suggested her attributes were better suited to a different sport.

After producing some good results on power tests, Victoria was put on the Girls4Gold scheme – a female talent search which aimed to find female athletes with Olympic potential. From there, Victoria was accepting onto British Cycling’s Olympic Development Programme, progressing along the pathway onto the Academy Programme in 2011.

February 2013 marked Vicky's first elite UCI Track Cycling World Championships where she was paired up with Becky James in the team sprint - an impressive performance from the young duo saw them win the bronze medal.Vicky was selected to ride at the UCI Track World Cup in Manchester in November 2013, and this time the pairing with Becky James saw the duo take the silver medal behind Germany. Vicky also won a bronze medal in the team sprint at the world Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico - this time with first-year Academy rider Danni Khan who was making her world cup debut.

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Victoria Williamson: Selected Career Highlights to Date

2014

UCI Track Cycling World Cup, Guadalajara (Mexico)

Bronze - Team sprint


2013

UCI Track Cycling World Cup , Manchester (UK)

Silver - Team sprint

 

UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Minsk (Belarus)

Bronze - Team sprint


2011

UCI Track Cycling Junior World Championships, Moscow (Russia)

Silver - 500m Time trial

Bronze - Sprint

 

UEC U23 European Track Championships, Anadia (Portugal)

Silver - 500m TT


2010

UEC U23 European Track Championships, St Petersberg (Russia)

Silver - Team sprint
Silver - Sprint (junior)
Silver - Keirin (junior)