Dani King

Danielle " Dani " King ( born November 21, 1990 in Southampton ) is a British cyclist.

Sports career

Dani King won in 2009 and 2010 a total of four national titles in various disciplines, in a two - team driving, as Dernyrennen in the team pursuit and in the criterion. In addition, living in Belgium athlete also reached minor success in street racing.

In the UCI Track World Championships 2011 in Apeldoorn King won two medals: gold in the team pursuit, together with Wendy and Laura Trott Houvenaghel, as well as bronze in the scratch; a year later she was in this discipline for a second time world champion in this discipline, together with Trott and Joanna Rowsell. In the same occupation, the three British riders won at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, the gold medal in the team pursuit, where she twice improved on a day her own world record they had set up in April 2012 at the Track World Championships in Melbourne.

In the UCI Track World Championships 2013 in Minsk Danielle King was together with Laura Trott and Elinor Barker again World Champion in the Team Pursuit.


Dani King was honored with induction into the Hall of Fame of the European Cycling Union Union Européenne de Cyclisme.