Van Vleuten crowned Dutch cyclist of the year for a third time

Harrie Lavreysen wins men's category, and German team pursuit women named "Team of the Year" in Germany

Annemiek van Vleuten
Annemiek van Vleuten on the podium of the Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta in 2021
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Annemiek van Vleuten was named Dutch cyclist of the year on Monday night for a stellar year that included gold in the Olympic Games individual time trial.

The awards, organised by Wielerflits, saw the Dutchwoman win the Keetie van Oosten-Hage Trophy for the third time. Track sprinter Harrie Lavreysen won the men's equivalent, the Gerrit Schulte Trophy. 

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.