Joseph Truman

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Joseph Truman
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Joseph Truman (2016)
Personal information
NicknameJoe
Born (1997-02-14) 14 February 1997 (age 25)
Petersfield, England
Height188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight92 kg (203 lb)
Team information
Current teamTeam Inspired
Discipline Track cycling
Role Sprinter

Joseph Truman (born 14 February 1997) [1] is a British male track cyclist, representing Great Britain at international competitions. He won the silver medal at the 2016 UEC European Track Championships in the team sprint. [2]

At the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Truman won Silver in the team sprint event alongside Ryan Owens and Philip Hindes. [3]

Truman participated in two seasons (2018/19 and 2019/20) of the ‘JKA’ Japanese Keirin racing series, a hugely popular, multi million dollar gambling sport. A BBC documentary, ‘The Secret World of Japanese Bicycle Racing: with Sir Chris Hoy’ aired detailing the sport and following Truman’s experiences while competing Japan.

Truman is multiple British champion, including winning the Keirin Championship at the 2020 British National Track Championships. He had finished second in 2019. [4] At the 2022 British National Track Championships in Newport, Wales he won another British title after winning the team sprint. He also won two silver medals at the same Championships. [5]

Major results

2016
Track Cycling World Cup
1st Gold medal blank.svg Team sprint, Round 1 (Glasgow)
1st Gold medal blank.svg Team sprint, Round 2 (Apeldoorn)
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Team sprint, European Track Championships

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References

  1. "Joseph Truman". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  2. "European Track Championships 2016 Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines" (PDF). europeantrack2016.veloresults.com. 1 October 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 October 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016.
  3. Qualifying results
  4. "Results" (PDF). British Cycling.
  5. "2022 National Track Championships". British Cycling. Retrieved 29 March 2022.