Kelly Catlin dies at age 23

Kelly Catlin won bronze in the Individual Pursuit during the UCI Track Cycling World Championships i

Three-time world champion and 2016 Olympic silver medalist Kelly Catlin died Thursday night of an apparent suicide, according to a report today on VeloNews . “There isn’t a minute that goes by that we don’t think of her and think of the wonderful life she could have lived,” Mark Catlin wrote in an email to VeloNews Sunday morning, confirming the circumstances of his daughter's death. “There isn’t a second in which we wouldn’t freely give our lives in exchange for hers. The hurt is unbelievable.” Catlin's roommate reportedly discovered her body Thursday night in the dorm room they shared on the Stanford University campus, where Catlin was enrolled as a graduate student. She was 23 years old. Catlin won a silver medal in the Team Pursuit at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. She won gold with the US Team Pursuit squad at the world championships in 2016, 2017 and ...

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