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Sam Webster (cyclist)

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Nickname  Wiki
Height  1.83 m
Rider type  Sprinter
Weight  80 kg

Name  Sam Webster
Role  Cyclist
Disciplines  track cycling
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Born  16 July 1991 (age 30) Auckland, New Zealand (1991-07-16)

Similar  Olivia Podmore, Eddie Dawkins, Natasha Hansen

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Education  Auckland Grammar School

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Sam Webster (born 16 July 1991) is a New Zealand track cyclist. He was the 2009 sprint, keirin and team sprint World Champion at the Junior World Championships and New Zealand national track cycling champion. He won gold medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in the individual sprint and the team sprint.

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Biography

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Born in Auckland in 1991, Webster attended Auckland Grammar School. Webster is a track cyclist competing in a variety of sprint disciplines. His palmar├Ęs include a gold medal at the January 2009 Australian Youth Olympic Festival in the men's sprint. At the Junior World Championship in August 2009 in Moscow, he won gold in the team sprint, Keirin and sprint. From the Junior World Championships, he moved into the elite category. Webster is a member of the New Zealand team sprint team that has made the consistent climb at the World Championships, from Bronze in 2012 (Melbourne), Silver in 2013 (Minsk) and Gold in 2014 (Cali, Colombia), claiming their first World Champions rainbow jersey in the elite ranks.

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At the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, Webster raced his way to Bronze in the sprint and Silver in the team sprint but suffered a big crash in the team sprint in the race for gold. He was the reserve for the New Zealand sprint team at the 2012 London Olympics. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, he won alongside Eddie Dawkins and Ethan Mitchell a silver medal in the team sprint and came 12th in the individual sprint. He is yet to compete in the Keirin event.

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