Elis Ligtlee

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Elis Ligtlee
2015 UEC Track Elite European Championships 53.JPG
Ligtlee in 2015
Personal information
Born (1994-06-28) 28 June 1994 (age 24)
Deventer, the Netherlands
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Team information
Discipline Track cycling
Rider type Sprinter

Elis Ligtlee (born 28 June 1994) is a Dutch track cyclist. She represented her nation at the 2014 and 2015 UCI Track Cycling World Championships.[2] She won the gold medal in the Keirin race at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[3] Following her Olympic victory, Ligtlee was officially inducted to the Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassau.[4]

Major results

2013
Revolution
1st Sprint – Round 2, Glasgow
2nd Keirin – Round 2, Glasgow
UEC European U23 Track Championships
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg Team Sprint (with Shanne Braspennincx)
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg 500m Time Trial
3rd Sprint
Grand Prix Sprint Apeldoorn
2nd Sprint
3rd Keirin
2014
1st Sprint, Revolution – Round 3, Manchester
1st Sprint, Champions of Sprint
Festival of Speed
1st Sprint
2nd Keirin
Open des Nations sur Piste de Roubaix
1st Keirin
2nd Sprint
2nd Team Sprint (with Shanne Braspennincx)
UEC European U23 Track Championships
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg Keirin
2nd Silver medal.svg Sprint
2nd Silver medal.svg Team Sprint (with Yesna Rijkhoff)
3rd Bronze medal.svg 500m Time Trial
UEC European Track Championships
2nd 500m Time Trial
3rd Team Sprint (with Shanne Braspennincx)
2nd Sprint, US Sprint GP
2nd Team Sprint, Cottbuser Nächte (with Shanne Braspennincx)
2nd Sprint, Track-Cycling Challenge Grenchen
Sprintermeeting
2nd Sprint
3rd Keirin
2015
UEC European Track Championships
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg Keirin
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg Sprint
2nd Silver medal.svg 500m Time Trial
3rd Bronze medal.svg Team Sprint (with Laurine van Riessen)
1st Sprint, US Sprint GP
1st Sprint, Festival of Speed
2nd Sprint, Open des Nations sur Piste de Roubaix
UEC European U23 Track Championships
2nd Silver medal.svg Sprint
2nd Silver medal.svg 500m Time Trial
3rd Bronze medal.svg Keirin
3rd Bronze medal.svg Team Sprint (with Kyra Lamberink)
3rd Keirin, Fastest Man on Wheels
2016
1st Gold medal olympic.svg Keirin, Olympic Games
UEC European U23 Track Championships
1st EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png Keirin
1st EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png Sprint
1st EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png Team Sprint (with Kyra Lamberink)
1st EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png 500m Time Trial
1st Keirin, Oberhausen
1st Sprint, Öschelbronn
1st Sprint, Dudenhofen
Bronze medal.svg 3rd Sprint, UCI World Track Cycling Championships
2017
2nd Sprint, Belgian International Track Meeting
3rd Sprint, Internationaal Baan Sprint Keirin Toernooi
3rd Keirin, Troféu Internacional de Anadia

References

  1. ^ "About me". elisligtlee.com. Archived from the original on 13 March 2016. Retrieved 4 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Elis Ligtlee". procyclingstats.com. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "Dutch longshot Elis Ligtlee wins women's keirin gold". NBC Olympics. 14 August 2016. Retrieved 4 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "Van der Breggen and Ligtlee given royal honours - News shorts". cyclingnews.com. 24 August 2016. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 

External links

  • Official website
  • profile at Cyclingarchives.com
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