Amy Roberts facts for kids
Roberts in 2016.
|Full name||Amy Rose Roberts|
24 December 1994 |
Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Amy Rose Roberts (born 24 December 1994) is a Welsh racing cyclist, who last rode for UCI Women's Team Parkhotel Valkenburg.
Born in Llanelli, Roberts was brought up in Pontyberem. She attended Queen Elizabeth High School, Carmarthen. Roberts took up triathlon at the age of 14, she joined the Towy Riders cycling club to improve her cycling skills and within a year of doing so had become the Under-16 Welsh National Cyclo-cross Champion. Roberts was part of British Cycling's Olympic Talent Team.
Roberts represented Wales at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, 2014, competing in the time trial, individual pursuit, scratch and points race.
Roberts' younger sister Jessica Roberts is also a professional cyclist, who won the 2018 British National Road Race Championships.
- National Track Championships
- 1st Youth Points race
- 3rd Junior Scratch
- 3rd Youth Individual pursuit
- 3rd Youth 500m time trial
- 3rd Junior National Cyclo-cross Championships
- 1st Team pursuit, UEC European Junior Track Championships (with Elinor Barker and Lucy Garner)
- 1st Overall Surf & Turf Weekend
- 1st Stage 2
- 2nd Team pursuit, 2012–13 UCI Track World Cup, Cali
- UCI Junior Track World Championships
- 3rd Points race
- 3rd Team pursuit (with Hayley Jones and Elinor Barker)
- 3rd Team pursuit, 2012–13 UCI Track World Cup, Aguascalientes (with Ciara Horne and Elinor Barker)
- 1st Team pursuit, 2014–15 UCI Track World Cup, Guadalajara (with Laura Trott, Elinor Barker & Ciara Horne)
- 1st Round 4 – Redditch, Matrix Fitness Grand Prix Series
- 2nd Omnium, Open des Nations sur Piste de Roubaix
- 2nd National Criterium Championships
- 2nd Points race, Irish International Track GP
- 3rd National Criterium Championships