Stephen Wooldridge

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Stephen Brian Wooldridge (17 October 1977 – 14 August 2017) was an Australian racing cyclist, an Olympic and four-time world champion on the track. He was born in Sydney. He was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[1]

In 2005, Wooldridge was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia.[2] He was inducted into the NSW Hall of Champions in 2015.[3]

Wooldridge committed suicide on 14 August 2017 in Sydney at the age of 39.[4]

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  1. "AIS Athletes at the Olympics". Ausport.gov.au. 2008-01-09. Retrieved 2012-01-21.
  2. "Stephen Wooldridge". It's An Honour website. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  3. Homfray, Reece (15 August 2017). "Australian Olympic gold medallist Stephen Wooldridge dies at the age of 39". Adelaide Now. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  4. "Olympic cycling champion Stephen Wooldridge dies". Sydney Morning Herald. 15 August 2017. Retrieved 15 August 2017.