Three-time track World Champion Kelly Catlin dies aged 23

Three-time track World Champion Kelly Catlin dies aged 23

Joe Robinson 11 Mar 2019 USA cycling confirmed death of track and road cyclist on Sunday Triple team pursuit World Champion and Olympic medallist Kelly Catlin has died aged 23. Catlin died at home in California on Friday with her father Mark Catlin stating that she had taken her own life. The silver medalist from the Rio Olympics 2016 had been riding professionally for the Rally UHC Cycling Team while studying computational and mathematical engineering at Stamford University. President of USA Cycling Rob DeMartini spoke of the loss: 'We are deeply saddened by Kelly's passing. 'We will all miss her dearly. Kelly was more than an athlete to us and she will always be part of the USA Cycling family. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Catlin family. This is an incredibly difficult time and we want to respect their privacy. 'The entire cycling community is mourning this immense ...

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