Elynor Backstedt-Calvert

Cycling

  • Home: Pontyclun
  • D.O.B: 06/12/01

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.

Achievements

  • 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