Ellen van Dijk

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Ellen van Dijk
Ellen van Dijk - 2018 UEC European Road Cycling Championships (Women's road race).jpg
Van Dijk in 2018
Personal information
Full nameEleonora Maria van Dijk
NicknameThe Animal[1]
Born (1987-02-11) 11 Februar 1987 (age 32)
Harmelen, Netherlands
Hicht182 cm (6 ft 0 in)[2]
Team information
Current teamBoels–Dolmans
DisciplineRoad an umwhile track cyclist
Rider teepTime trial specialist
Major wins
Road Cyclin

Single-Day Races

Warld Time Trial Champion (2013)
Warld Team Time Trial Champion (2012, 2013)
European Union European Time Trial Champion (2008, 2009)
Netherlands Naitional Time Trial Champion (2007, 2012, 2013)
Warld Cup: Tour o Flanders for Weemen (2014)
Warld Cup: Open de Suede Vargarda TTT (2011, 2012, 2013)
Sparkassen Giro (2010)
Omloop van Borsele (2012)
Le Samyn des Dames (2013)
Chrono Champenois (2013)

Stage Races

Ladies Tour o Qatar (2011)
Lotto-Belisol Belgium Tour (2012, 2013)
Energiewacht Tour (2013)
Holland Ladies Tour (2013)
Gracia-Orlová (2013)
Track cyclin
Warld Champion, scratch race (2008)
European Union U-23 European Champion, scratch race (2008)
European Union U-23 European Champion, pynts race (2008)
Netherlands Naitional Champion, individual pursuit (2007, 2008, 2010, 2011)
Netherlands Naitional Champion, madison (2011)
Warld Cup: Individual pursuit (2008-09 Roond 5)
Warld Cup: Team pursuit (2008-09 Roond 5, 2011-12 Roond 1)
Warld Cup: Pynts race (2008-09 Roond 5)

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]

  1. "Wereldtitel Van Dijk met Specialized-Lululemon" (in Dutch). nieuws.nl. 22 September 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2013. 
  2. "Profile of Ellen van Dijk at the 2012 Olympic Games site". London2012.com. Retrieved 26 August 2012.