Tara Whitten Athlete Bio

Tara Whitten - Track

 

Name:  Tara Whitten
Tara Whitten with Medal - photo credit Rob Jones
Hometown:  Edmonton, AB
Sport:

Track Individual Pursuit, Points Race, Omnium, Team Pursuit, Scratch

Road

Date of Birth: July 13, 1980 
Team:  
Occupation: Student 
Member of Canadian Team since:  
Web Site:  
   
   
 

 

YEAR
COMPETITION
EVENT
RANK
2009/10

World Championships - Ballerup, Denmark

World Championships - Ballerup, Denmark

Omnium

Points Race

1

1

  World Championships - Ballerup, Denmark Team Pursuit  6 *New Canadian Record
 

World Cup #4, Beijing, China

 

World Cup #4, Beijing, China

Team Pursuit

 

Individual Pursuit

3 *New Canadian Record

3

 

World Cup #3 - Cali, Colombia

 

World Cup #3 - Cali, Colombia

World Cup #3 - Cali, Colombia

Team Pursuit

 

Individual Pursuit

Points Race

1 *New Canadian Record

2

2

   World Road Championships - Mendiso, SWI

 TimeTrial 

 
   World Road Championships - Mendiso, SWI  Road Race  
 

National Track Championships -Burnaby, BC

National Track Championships - Burnaby

National Track Championships - Burnaby

National Track Championships - Burnaby

Individual Pursuit

Points Race

Scratch Race

Team Pursuit

Team Sprint

1

1

1

1

1

  National Track Championships - Burnaby, BC

500 Meters

2
  Panamerican Track Championships - Mexico City, MEX  Individual Pursuit 1 *New Panamerican Record 
  Panamerican Track Championships - Mexico City, MEX   Team Pursuit 3 *New Canadian Record
  Panamerican Track Championships - Mexico City, MEX  Omnium 1
  Panamerican Track Championships - Mexico City, MEX  Team Sprint 2
2008/09 World Track Championships - Warsaw, POL Omnium 
  World Track Championships - Warsaw, POL  Individual Pursuit 7
  World Track Championships - Warsaw, POL Points Race 11
  World Cup #5 - NED Points Race

4

  World Cup #5 - NED Individual Pursuit 2
  World Cup #3 - Cali, COL Points Race 3
  World Cup #3 - Cali, COL Individual Pursuit 3
  World Cup #1 - Manchester, GBR Scratch Race 2
  World Cup #1 - Manchester, GBR Individual Pursuit 2
  World Ranking Points Race 10
  World Ranking Individual Pursuit 5
  World Ranking Scratch 13

 

OTHER INFORMATION

 Tara Whitten was a cross country skier before she made the transition in to cycling.  Find out more about her entry in to the sport by watching this video.