Kevin Nichols

Kevin John Nichols, OAM[1] (born 4 July 1955 in Grafton, New South Wales) is a former track cyclist and Olympic gold medallist.

Kevin Nichols
Personal information
Full nameKevin John Nichols
Born (1955-07-04) 4 July 1955 (age 64)
Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
Team information
Rider typePursuit

His daughter, Kate Nichols, is a road racing cyclist.[2]


At the 1984 Summer Olympics, in Los Angeles, Nichols was a member of the gold winning pursuit team. Nichols also competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics and 1980 Summer Olympics.[3]

Nichols won the Goulburn to Sydney Classic in 1993.[4]


  1. ^ "Nichols, Kevin John". It's an Honour. Retrieved 8 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Kate Nichols arrives home", Cycling Australia, 31 July 2005;
    "Games hopeful hurt in bike-pack smash", by Jacquelin Magnay, Dylan Welch, Dan Emerson and Sunanda Creagh, The Sydney Morning Herald, 9 May 2008
  3. ^ "Kevin Nichols Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved 29 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Goulburn to Sydney - Amateur and Open" (PDF). Cycling NSW. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 March 2015.