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Chris Hoy

(1976-), Track cyclist; Olympian

Sir Christopher Andrew ('Chris') Hoy

Sitter in 3 portraits
Track cyclist, Hoy has competed at four consecutive Olympic games. His first Olympic medal was silver in the men's sprint at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Four years later he won gold in the 1km time trial at the Athens Olympics and went on to win another three gold medals in 2008 at the Beijing Olympics in the men's Keirin, individual sprint and the team sprint. He rounded off his successful Olympic career with another two gold medals in the team sprint and the Keirin at the 2012 Olympic games in London.

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Chris Hoy, by Kate Peters - NPG P1834

Chris Hoy

by Kate Peters
C-type colour print, 2012
NPG P1834

British cycling squad, by Anderson & Low - NPG x134645

British cycling squad

by Anderson & Low
C-type colour print, 8 March 2004
NPG x134645

British cycling squad, by Anderson & Low - NPG x126463

British cycling squad

by Anderson & Low
C-type colour print, 8 March 2004
NPG x126463

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