Ellen van Dijk
Van Dijk in 2018
|Full name||Eleonora Maria van Dijk|
|Born||11 Februar 1987|
|Hicht||182 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Discipline||Road an umwhile track cyclist|
|Rider teep||Time trial specialist|
Eleonora "Ellen" van Dijk is a Dutch professional road an track racin cyclist ridin for Velocio–SRAM Pro Cycling. Van Dijk is a time trial specialist an acame 2008 Warld Track Champion in the scratch race an 2012 Road Warld Champion in team time trial.
Van Dijk stairted as a speed skater an as part o her skatin training she unnerteuk cyclin as part o cross-trainin in simmer. She excelled at both, competin naitionally at junior level. Efter acomin a naitional cyclin champion for the fift time in 2007, she quit speed skatin an acame a full-time cyclist. Alang wi her warld title successes, Van Dijk has an aa twice been European track champion, twice European time trial champion an haes wan five warld cup races. In 2012 she competit in three disciplines at the 2012 Olympic Gemmes in Lunnon, whaur she helped Marianne Vos win the gowd medal in the road race, finished aicht in the time trial an sixt in the team pursuit.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- "Wereldtitel Van Dijk met Specialized-Lululemon" (in Dutch). nieuws.nl. 22 September 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2013.
- "Profile of Ellen van Dijk at the 2012 Olympic Games site". London2012.com. Retrieved 26 August 2012.