Ethan Mitchell (born 19 February 1991) is a New Zealand track cyclist. He is a multiple-time World Champion, an Olympic medallist, and Commonwealth Champion.
|Born||19 February 1991|
Auckland, New Zealand
|Height||1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||81 kg (179 lb)|
Mitchell has had a successful career in track sprinting after specialising in the 'standing lap' role of first position in the team sprint. A former junior World Champion, Mitchell burst on to the senior scene as a starter at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, winning a silver medal.
At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the men's team sprint for the national team. That year, he also won a bronze in the men's team sprint at the World Championships, with Sam Webster and Eddie Dawkins. In 2013, the same team won silver at the World Championships.
In 2014, Mitchell, Webster and Dawkins finally won World Championship gold in the men's team sprint. At the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Mitchell won a gold medal in the Men's team sprint and set a Games record with his teammates.
At the 2016 Rio Olympics, he won a silver medal alongside Sam Webster and Eddie Dawkins in the team sprint. That year, the team also regained their World title having been relegated from the competition in 2015. Mitchell won a bronze medal at the 2017 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Hong Kong in the sprint event; the first New Zealander to win a world championship medal in an individual event. He, Dawkins and Webster also retained the men's team sprint title.
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- 1st Team Sprint, UCI World Track Championships
- 2nd Sprinters Omnium, Six Day London
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- Qualifying results