21 things you didn't know about Annemiek van Vleuten

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Annemiek van Vleuten winning the Tour de France Femmes 2023
(Image credit: Tim de Waele/Getty Images)
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Date of Birth8/10/1982
NationalityDutch
BornVleuten, Netherlands
NicknameVleuty
Height1.68m
Weight59kg
Turned pro2008
TeamMovistar
BikeCanyon Aeroad CFR
Career wins104
Stage race wins17
CoachLouis Delahaije
Twitter@AvVleuten
Instagram@annemiekvanvleuten

Few, if any, riders can boast a palmarès as decorated as Annemiek van Vleuten’s. The Dutchwoman is a four-time world champion, with titles split evenly between the road and time trial, and has won each of the major stage races in France, Italy and Spain. 

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