|Born||29 August 1987|
|Current club information|
|British league||Sheffield Tigers / Oxford Cheetahs|
|Polish league||ZKS ROW Rybnik|
|Swedish league||Vetlanda Speedway|
|2005–2006, 2016–2017||King's Lynn Stars|
|2008–2009, 2012–2015, 2018–2020||Swindon Robins|
|2015||ZKS ROW Rybnik|
|2001||Queensland Under-16 Champion|
|2001||NSW Under-16 Champion|
|2002||Australian Under-16 Champion|
|2003, 2004||Australian Long Track Champion|
|2007||Queensland State Champion|
|2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2017||South Australian Champion|
|2014||Elite League Riders' Champion|
|2017||Victorian State Champion|
|2005, 2006||Premier League KO Cup winner|
|2006||Premier League Champion|
|2006||Premier Trophy Winner|
|2006||Elite League KO Cup Winner|
Troy Matthew Batchelor (born 29 August 1987)is an Australian speedway rider.
Born in Brisbane, Queensland, Troy Batchelor enjoyed his first success when he won the 2001 Queensland and New South Wales Under-16 championships and followed this up by winning the 2003 Australian Under-16 Championship at the Bibra Lake Speedway in Perth. After graduating to the senior ranks following his 16th birthday, Batchelor won the Queensland State Championship in 2007 before he moved to Adelaide in South Australia where he has won the South Australian Championship at the Gillman Speedway five times (2008-2011, 2013). He currently sits all time second on the SA title winners list behind joint record holders John Boulger and the 1951 and 1952 World Champion Jack Young. Boulger and Young each won nine SA titles during their respective careers.
In January 2008, he finished runner-up to Chris Holder in the Australian Solo Championship.
In January 2013, he won the Australian Championship after having finished second in both 2008 and 2010.
Batchelor also won the Australian Long Track Championship in 2003 at the Bathurst Showground, and again in 2004 at the Wagga Wagga Showground.
On 3 December 2016, Batchelor added the Victorian Championship to his impressive resume when he won the championship at Undera Park, defeating reigning U/21 World Champion Max Fricke, Jordan Stewart and Tyron Proctor in the Final.
Batchelor began his British speedway career in 2005 when he signed for King's Lynn Stars in the Premier League. In his first year, he won the Premier League Knockout Cup and the Premier Trophy, with King's Lynn defeating Rye House Rockets in both finals. The next season Batchelor was back at King's Lynn and was also Elite League team Coventry Bees number 8 rider. That year King's Lynn won a treble of the Premier League Championship, Premier Trophy and the Premier League Knockout Cup. He also helped Coventry win the Elite League Knockout Cup.
In 2007, Batchelor stepped up to the Elite League full-time with the Poole Pirates, whom he signed for on loan from King's Lynn. He also signed for Polish team Unia Leszno in the Ekstraliga and helped them win the 2007 Ekstraliga Championship.In 2008, Batchelor was on loan at Swindon Robins and continued with Unia Leszno in Poland. He also signed for Dackarna in the Swedish Elitserien.
Batchelor made his Speedway Grand Prix debut in the Grand Prix of Poland II at the MotoArena Toruń in Toruń, Poland in 2013. Riding as a substitute in the meeting, he finished in 12th place scoring 6 points.
For the 2014 Speedway Grand Prix, Batchelor became one of the top 15 Qualified Riders of the series. In his first full-time run at the World Championship, he finished in 9th place with 91 points scored. Batchelor scored his first podium when he finished second in the Danish Grand Prix at the Parken Stadium in Copenhagen.
Troy Batchelor has also represented Australia in the Speedway World Cup and numerous test matches.
|2013||25th||6||12th||Rode in season ending Poland II GP|
|2014||9th||91||Second||Second in Danish GP|
|2015||12th||59||Third||Third in Latvian Grand Prix|
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