Kaytee Boyd

Kaytee Boyd (born 8 February 1978) is a New Zealand track and road cyclist.

Kaytee Boyd
Verfolgung Neuseeland Frauen Bahn-WM 2011.jpg
Boyd in the centre
Born8 February 1978
NationalityNew Zealand

LifeEdit

Boyd was born in Hamilton, New Zealand in 1978. Her first sport was mountain biking. She was lured away from mountain biking to take up track cycling where she quickly gained gold medals.[1]

Boyd also rode the team pursuit at the 2008–2009 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics with Alison Shanks and Lauren Ellis in Beijing, in a time of 3:28.044, becoming the fastest qualifiers.[2] They went on to take the gold medal in a time of 3:24.421, setting the second fastest time in the world behind the 3:22.425 world record set by Great Britain at Manchester in 2008.[3] In 2009, she was in the Italian cycling team Selle Italia Ghezzi.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ My life in sport: Kaytee Boyd, 2009, New Zealand Herald, retrieved April 2014
  2. ^ Alistair McMurran (19 January 2009). "Cycling: Campaign starts with World Cup win". Otago Daily Times.
  3. ^ "Team pursuit gold for NZ women". Otago Daily Times. 19 January 2009.
  4. ^ Kaytee Boyd, cyclingnews.com

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