A London 2012 Olympic Games double Gold medal track cyclist born in Harlow.
Laura Trott has been a Team Essex Ambassador from November 2012 - November 2012.
Being the youngest member to be selected for In England’s Commonwealth Games squad in 2010
Laura Trott won the Junior World Champion title in the Omnium and the National titles in track, road and Time Trial racing. She was selected to compete at elite level in the 2010 European Track Championships – the first event to qualify points for London 2012 – and won the Gold medal in the Team Pursuit alongside Wendy Houvenaghel and Katie Colclough.
In 2010, Laura was also selected for England’s Commonwealth Games squad in which she was the youngest member.
2011 saw Laura make her debut on the Senior World Championships stage, winning Gold alongside Wendy Houvenaghel and Dani King in the Women’s Team Pursuit. Laura was also pulled in to replace an injured Lizzie Armitstead in the Omnium, where she posted the fastest time in the 500m TT event and finished 11th overall. Laura also won two Gold medals at the recent European Track Championships in Holland (Laura to collect the award)