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Emily Nelson (born 10 November 1996) is a British professional racing cyclist.

Emily Nelson
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Emily Nelson (2016)
Personal information
Born (1996-11-10) 10 November 1996 (age 22)
Team information



On 8 August 2013, at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow, Nelson competed at the UCI Juniors Track World Championships. She was part of Britain's Team Pursuit squad which also included Hayley Jones, Amy Hill and Emily Kay. In the qualifying heat, they broke the senior world record which had only been set a few weeks previously at the European Track Championships, setting a new time of 4:38.708. In the final, they broke the record once more, with a time of 4:35.085, beating Russia to become world champions.[1]

On the road in 2017, Nelson won the third round of the Matrix Fitness Grand Prix Series in Northwich.[2] Nelson followed this up by finishing second at the Lincoln Grand Prix which was part of the National Women's Road Series.[3] Nelson followed this up by winning

Major resultsEdit

1st   Team pursuit, UCI Juniors Track World Championships (with Amy Hill, Hayley Jones and Emily Kay)
1st   Team pursuit, UEC European Track Championships (junior) (with Megan Barker, Grace Garner and Manon Lloyd)[4]
1st Scratch Race - Round 2 - Manchester
1st Scratch Race - Round 4 – Glasgow
2nd Scratch Race - Round 3, London
UCI Track Cycling World Cup
1st   Team pursuit (Glasgow) (with Emily Kay, Eleanor Dickinson and Manon Lloyd)
2nd Team Pursuit (Hong Kong) (with Elinor Barker, Ciara Horne and Joanna Rowsell)
3rd Points race
UEC European Track Championships
2nd   Madison race (with Emily Kay)
3rd   Team pursuit (with Emily Kay, Dannielle Khan and Manon Lloyd)
UEC European Track Championships (U23)
1st   Team pursuit (with Emily Kay, Dannielle Khan and Manon Lloyd)
2nd   Points race
1st Omnium, Track-Cycling Challenge Grenchen
1st Points race - Round 2, Glasgow
2nd Points race - Round 6, Manchester
2nd Scratch race - Round 2, Glasgow
3rd Scratch race - Round 6, Manchester
Revolution Champions League
1st Points race - Round 1, Manchester
2nd Omnium - Round 1, Manchester
1st Team Pursuit, Grand Prix Poland (with Ellie Dickinson, Neah Evans and Manon Lloyd)
6 Giorni delle Rose - Fiorenzuola
1st Madison (with Katie Archibald)
2nd Points Race
2nd Scratch Race
National Track Championships
1st   Team pursuit (with Eleanor Dickinson, Manon Lloyd and Annasley Park)[5]
2nd Individual pursuit[6]
2nd Points race[7]
3rd Omnium[8]
2nd   Madison race, UCI Track World Championships (with Elinor Barker)
Track Cycling World Cup
2nd   Madison, Round 1, Pruszków (with Elinor Barker)[9]
3rd   Team Pursuit, Round 1, Pruszków (with Neah Evans, Emily Kay and Manon Lloyd)[10]
3rd London Six Day
1st Madison (with Neah Evans)
3rd Scratch Race
3rd Points Race, Revolution Series – Champions League – Round 2, Glasgow


  1. ^ Abby Burton (9 August 2013). "Great Britain's juniors take two world titles and a new world record in Glasgow". Retrieved 9 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Emily Nelson takes first Matrix Fitness Grand Prix Series victory for Team Breeze". Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Thrilling finale gives Barnes Lincoln Grand Prix win in enthralling HSBC UK - National Women's Road Series race". Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Great Britain power to junior women's team pursuit gold at European track championships". Retrieved 12 February 2017.
  5. ^ "Women's Team Pursuit results" (PDF). British Cycling. Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Women's Individual Pursuit results" (PDF). British Cycling. Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  7. ^ "Women's Points Race" (PDF).
  8. ^ "Cycling: Katie Archibald leads way in Arena showpiece". 5 February 2017. Retrieved 12 February 2017.
  9. ^ "Track World Cup Final day: Larsen wins men's omnium". 5 November 2017. Retrieved 6 November 2017.
  10. ^ "Australia's Scotson and Meyer take Madison title, Wild claims women's omnium in Pruszkow". 4 November 2017. Retrieved 7 November 2017.

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