Cyclist Dean Woods Death, Olympic Gold Medalist Was 55 Years Old

Australian cyclist Dean Woods has died at the age of 55 after a battle with cancer. 

Dean Woods is an Australian racing cyclist from Wangaratta. He is a former Olympic gold medalist who has also competed in various international tournaments.

At the 1984 Summer Olympics, Woods and his team came out victorious in the 4000m team pursuit. Further, has won a bronze in the Olympics 1996.

Woods has set a world record and four national-level records and has won 20 national titles and 15 state championships in his prodigious career.

The Australian track endurance rider was an all-time great, winning silver and bronze at the 1988 Seoul Olympics as well.

Sadly, the Australian Sports Hall Of Famer has passed away on March 3, 2022. Read on to know about his death case and obituary details

What Was Cyclist Dean Woods Death Cause? His Obituary

Dean Woods' death cause is cancer. More information on his obituary and funeral arrangements will be revealed later.

The news of his demise came from a post on his official Facebook page. Many sports websites have also paid tribute to the cycling legend.

The post read: "Today our boy rode his final lap. He'll be missed by everybody whose lives he touched," 

The @AusCyclingAus has tweeted: "One of Australia’s finest cyclists has passed, leaving behind a legacy as one of our greatest cyclists in the modern era. AusCycling extends its deepest sympathies to Woods' family and friends."

Dean Woods Has Died Aged 55

Dean Woods was 55 years old at the time of his death. He was born in the year 1966 and his birthday is on June 22.

The cyclist was raised in Wangaratta in Victoria. After retirement from cycling, he ran a bicycle shop, Dean Woods Direct.

Woods had won three world championships and 20 national titles in his career. His net worth is expected to exceed $10 million AUD in 2022.

Dean Woods Wife or Partner Details

Dean Woods was survived by his wife named Megan. The couple had tied the knot in the year 1994.

Woods has daughters from his marriage with Megan. Tributes have been provided to the grieving family by the entire Australian cycling family.

His daughter Paris Woods has posted a tribute post to her late father on Facebook.

Woods, who was battling cancer at the time, was a vocal opponent of AusCycling and the Australian Olympic sports system in general.


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