Events: Road Race, Time Trial.
The Backstedt name is no stranger to cycling. Elynor is the daughter of Welsh cyclists Megan Hughes and Magnus Backstedt, she also has a sister, Zoe Backstedt, who is a multiple World and European Champion. Elynor started her cycling journey at Cardiff club, Maindy Flyers. On road, Elynor rides for UCI Women’s WorldTeam, Trek-Segafredo.
2018 – Junior World Road Race Championships – Time Trial – Bronze
2019 – Junior World Road Race Championships – Time Trial – Bronze
2019 – UEC European Junior Track Championships: 1st Individual pursuit,1st Madison (with Sophie Lewis), 2nd Team pursuit
2019 – 1st Overall EPZ Omloop van Borsele Juniors, 1st Points classification
2019 – 1st Gent–Wevelgem Junioren
2019 – UCI Junior Track World Championships: 2nd Individual pursuit, 2nd Madison (with Sophie Lewis), 3rd Team pursuit