Victoria Pendleton Bio

(Cyclist, Jockey)

Relationship Statistics of Victoria Pendleton

What is Victoria Pendleton marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Divorce
Is Victoria Pendleton having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Victoria Pendleton lesbian ?: No

More about the relationship

Victoria Pendleton is currently single after being divorced from Scott Gardner. Her relationship with Scott began in around 2008 in the Olympics.

After a long-time relationship, they got married in September 2013. Unfortunately, in July 2018 she announced the divorce.

Who is Victoria Pendleton?

Victoria Pendleton is a British jockey and former track cyclist. She specialized in the sprint, team sprint, and keirin disciplines. In addition, she is a former Olympic, European, and Commonwealth champion.

She has won two golds and one silver in the Olympics making her one of the most successful Olympians in British history.

Victoria Pendleton: Age, Siblings, Parents, Ethnicity

Victoria was born on 24 September 1980 at Stotfold, Bedfordshire, England. She was born to her father Max Pendleton who was a former British National 8 km grass track cycling champion, and her mother Pauline M. Viney. Victoria was born with her twin brother, Alex.

Moreover, she has an older sister. Her name is Nicola Jane. Her ethnicity remains unknown. She is of British nationality.

Education, School/College University

Pendleton studied at Fearnhill School in Letchworth Garden City. After that, she earned a degree in Sport and Exercise Science from Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Victoria Pendleton: Professional Life, Career

In 2001, Victoria Pendleton competed in the British National Track ChampionshipAmazingly, she won three silver and one bronze medal. Moreover, in 2002 she joined the World Cycling Centre in Aigle, Switzerland, where she trained till 2004.

In the 2002 Commonwealth Games, she finished fourth. Moreover, she won the World Cup event in Manchester and positioned 2nd overall for the sprint. Also, she won her first gold medal in 2005, during the UCI Track Cycling World Championship. This also led her to become the third British woman to win the world cycling in 40 years.

In March 2015, Victoria announced her dream of becoming a jockey. She made her debut appearance in Betfair Novice Flat Amateur Rider’s Handicap at Rippon. Also, she managed to finish in second place.

On 2 March 2016, she won finally the race at Wincanton. Similarly, on 18 March 2016, she participated in her dream competition ‘Foxhunter Chase’ at Cheltenham and managed to finish fifth.

Outside of the sports world, she featured on the cover of FHM in the July 2009 issue. Additionally, she also featured in Harper’s Bazaar magazine in 2012. Moreover, she also became the brand ambassador for Pantene hair-care.

 In September of 2012, before her retirement, she published her autobiography titled Between the Lines‘.

Awards, Nominations

Victoria has achieved a lot as a sportswoman. She was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 2009. Furthermore, she also became the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2013 New Year Honours for her contributions to cycling.

She has won one gold medal in the Commonwealth Games. Similarly, she has also won World Championships five times.

Furthermore, she has also won the Olympics gold medals two times and Olympic Bronze Medal once.

Net worth, Income

The exact net worth of Victoria remains unknown. However, according to some notable online sources, Victoria has an estimated net worth of around $1 million.

However, her annual income is still under review. Her main source of income is her career as a cyclist and a jockey.

Victoria Pendleton: Rumors and Controversies

Her romantic relationship with Scott Gardner who was a sports scientist with the British Cycling coaching team caused some problems for the pair. This was criticized as people felt it was unprofessional for two members of the team to be romantically involved

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Victoria Pendleton has a height of around 5 feet 5 inches. Similarly, she has weighs around 60 kg. Also, she has brown colored hair and blue eyes.

Social Media

Pendleton is an active user of social media sites. She has around 125k followers on Facebook. Similarly, she has around 280k followers on Twitter. In addition, she has around 42k followers on her Instagram account.

 

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