Annemiek van Vleuten

Annemiek van Vleuten (born 8 October 1982) is a Dutch professional road racing cyclist who currently rides for UCI Women's WorldTeam Movistar Team.[3][4]

Annemiek van Vleuten
Personal information
Full nameAnnemiek van Vleuten
Nickname
  • Vleuty
  • Peluchen
  • Miek
  • The Alien
Born (1982-10-08) 8 October 1982 (age 39)
Vleuten, Netherlands
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight59 kg (130 lb)
Team information
Current teamMovistar Team
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder
Amateur teams
2007Therme Skin Care
2008Vrienden van het Platteland
Professional teams
2009–2014Rabo–Liv
2015Bigla Pro Cycling Team
2016–2020Mitchelton–Scott[1][2]
2021–Movistar Team
Major wins

Van Vleuten won the World Championships road race in 2019, and the World Championships time trial twice in 2017 and 2018. In the Olympic Games, she crashed out of the lead of the road race in Rio 2016, before winning the gold medal at the time trial event, and a silver in the road race five years later at Tokyo 2020. She won the Dutch National Road Race Championships in 2012, and won the Dutch National Time Trial Championships four times between 2014 and 2019.

Van Vleuten has won both of women's cycling Grand Tours – winning the Giro d'Italia Donne three times in 2018, 2019 and 2022, and winning the Tour de France Femmes in 2022. She became the first woman to complete a Giro – Tour double in the same year.

In winning the UCI Women's Road World Cup in 2011, and the UCI Women's World Tour in 2018 and 2021, Van Vleuten won multiple stage races and one day events. She has won cycling monuments including Liège–Bastogne–Liège Femmes, Strade Bianche Donne and Tour of Flanders for Women on multiple occasions. She has been awarded Dutch women's cyclist of the year three times. Van Vleuten will retire at the end of the 2023 season.


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