Biography and profile of Chris Hoy - best track cyclist and Olympic gold medal winner


Chris Hoy is a Scottish track cyclist and Olympic gold medal winner in 2008 Beijing Olympics. This article gives you complete information about Chris Hoy. More details about the biography and profile of Chris Hoy are quoted in this article.

Biography of Chris Hoy


Chris Hoy was born in the year 1976 23rd March at Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom. The full name of Chris Hoy is Sir Christopher Andrew Hoy. Chris Hoy is one of the best track cyclists in the world. He represents both Great Britain and Scotland. Chris Hoy was the Olympic gold medal winner in 2008 Beijing Olympics. Chris Hoy completed his schooling in George Watson's College in Edinburgh and completed his higher studies from University of St Andrews in the year 1996. At the age of six itself, Hoy showed his talents in cycling events.
Chris Hoy
In 1992, Hoy gives more importance to track cycling event and joined City of Edinburgh Racing Club. Hoy won his first International medal in Team sprint event in 1999 with silver medal. 2008 was his best year where Hoy won an Olympic gold medal in 2008 Beijing Olympics in Team Sprint and 1 km track time trial events. In 2008 boy was awarded BBC Sports Personality of the Year. Hoy was an ambassador for the 2012 London Olympics.

Hoy was the first person in Briton to won 3 Olympic gold medals in a single Olympic game. Hoy was given two honorary degrees in 2005 and 2009 which includes Honorary Doctor of Science, University of Edinburgh and Honorary Doctor of Science, University of St Andrews. More details about the profile of Hoy, medals won by Hoy and awards are given below.

Profile of Chris Hoy


Chris Hoy full name: Sir Christopher Andrew Hoy

Chris Hoy birth place: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Chris Hoy birth date: 23/03/1976

Chris Hoy main event: track Cycling

Chris Hoy Current team: Sky Track Cycling

Height: 6ft 1 inch

Weight: 92 kg

Medals and Awards won by Chris Hoy


Medals won by Chris Hoy

1999 - Silver medal in Team sprint

2000 - Silver medal in Team sprint

2001 - Bronze medal in Team sprint

2002 - Gold medal in 1 km time trial and Team sprint

2003 - Bronze medal in Team sprint

2004 - Gold medal in 1 km time trial and Bronze medal in Team sprint

2005 - Gold medal in Team sprint Bronze medal in 1 km time trial

2006 - Gold medal in 1 km time trial and Silver medal in Team sprint

2007 - Gold medal Keirin, Gold medal 1 km time trial and Silver medal in Team sprint

2008 - Gold medal Sprint, Gold medal Keirin and Silver medal in Team sprint

2010 - Bronze medal in sprint and Gold medal in Keirin

2011 - Silver medal in Keirin, bronze in Team sprint and bronze medal in Sprint

Awards won by Chris Hoy

BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year 2003

BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year 2008


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