Sir Chris Hoy

Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome

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Sir Chris Hoy

The Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome is named after the most successful Olympian from Scotland and Great Britain.

What needs to be said about an incredible athlete that has not already been said. He had a nation glued to their screens in London as he added to an already impressive list of medals, acheivements and accolades. Sir Chris Hoy has now won:

  • 6 Olympic Golds
  • 1 Olympic Silver
  • 11 World Championship Golds
  • 8 World Championship Silvers
  • 6 World Championship Bronzes
  • 2 Commonwealth Games Golds
  • 2 Commonwealth Bronzes
  • 1 BBC Sports Personality of the Year
  • 1 Knighthood

Not only a fantastic ambassador for track cycling, but for sport in general, Chris Hoy has managed to raise the profile of cycling in Scotland and inspire thousands of people, young and old, to engage in a more active lifestyle.