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Olympic medallist Christopher Boardman, MBE, is one of Britain’s most successful cyclists. In 1992 he won an individual pursuit gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics and then went on to win the Individual Time Trial bronze medal at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.

Chris’ cycling achievements also include being crowned World 4000 meter Pursuit Champion in 1994 and 1996 (which he still holds the record for); World Time Trial Champion, wearing the coveted yellow jersey after winning the opening prologue time trial three times in the Tour De France and World One Hour Record holder, which he has held three times.

Over the years Chris has shared his knowledge and passion for cycling with others from writing books, to advising on documentaries about the sport. Chris previously worked as the Director of Coaching for the British Cycling’s Olympic Programs and is currently Head of Research and Development for the British Olympic Cycling Team.

In 1992 his services to British cycling received official recognition when Chris was awarded an MBE by the Queen.