At a glance

24 Sep 1980 Hitchin, Great Britain
Queen Victoria
165 cm / 60 kg 5'5'' / 132 pounds
Female

Vicki Pendleton’s grandparents were both keen cyclists, as were her parents. Her father Max raced competitively, and was a former National grass track champion. Vicky and her twin brother both started racing on grass. and at the age of 16 her potential was spotted by Marshall Thomas, the assistant team coach to the national track team. She did not concentrate on cycling completely at that time, but continued her studies at the Northumbria University. She then won the 800 metres national grass title three times 1998-2000 before turning to track racing, and the rest is history as Pendleton went on...

Victoria in numbers

3
Olympics
Olympics
3
medals
Gold medal:2 Silver medal:1 Bronze medal:
  • London
    London 2012
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    London
    London 2012
    • 8
      Cycling
      Team Sprint
    • 1 Gold medal
      Cycling
      Keirin
    • 2 Silver medal
      Cycling
      Sprint
  • Beijing
    Beijing 2008
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Beijing
    Beijing 2008
    • 1 Gold medal
      Cycling
      Sprint
  • Athens
    Athens 2004
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Athens
    Athens 2004
    • 6
      Cycling
      500 metres Time Trial
    • 9
      Cycling
      Sprint