Name: Ruth Winder
Sport: Cycling
Discipline(s): Track Cycling
Event(s): Team Pursuit
Height: 5-4
Weight: 127
DOB: 7/9/1993
Birthplace: Yorkshire, Great Britain
Hometown: Lafayette, Calif.
High School: Homeschooled (Walnut Creek, Calif.) '11
Team/Club: UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team
Coach(es): Harvey Nitz
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016); Olympic medalist (silver)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, silver (team pursuit)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2016 – gold (team pursuit)
  • Years of participation: 2016
  • Medals: 1 (1 gold)
  • Part of the five-member women’s team that made history for USA Cycling by winning the program’s first world title in team pursuit
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, silver (team pursuit)
Personal: Daughter of Margaret and Robert Winder...Has five siblings – including three sisters and two brothers, all of whom were born in the United Kingdom...Her family moved to the U.S. in 2000...Nickname is “Rambo”...Hobbies include drawing, going for walks with her dog and shopping.