Bart Brentjens

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Bart Brentjens
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Personal information
Full name Bart Jan-Baptist Marie Brentjens
Nickname Bartman
Born (1968-10-10) 10 October 1968 (age 45)
Haelen, the Netherlands
Team information
Discipline MTB
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1994–2006 Specialized
Major wins

UCI Mountain Bike World Cup (1994)

4 Individual Races

Absa Cape Epic (2005) MaillotMundial.PNG Cross Country World Champion


MaillotHolanda.PNG Dutch Cross Country Champion

(1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)

MaillotHolanda.PNG Dutch Marathon Champion

(2005, 2009)
Infobox last updated on
12 June 2007

Bart Jan-Baptist Marie Brentjens (born 10 October 1968 in Haelen) is a Dutch racing cyclist in mountain biking.

Brentjens won a gold medal for mountain biking in the 1996 Summer Olympics, the first to recognize cross-country mountain biking as an event. He followed this with bronze in the 2004 Summer Olympics. Previously he won gold at the 1995 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships.[1] In 2007 he became 10th time Dutch National champion

Major results[edit]

UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships
  • Gold Medal (Cross Country: 1995)
  • Silver Medal (Marathon: 2003,2005)
  • Bronze Medal (Cross Country: 1994,2000; Marathon: 2004)
UCI Mountain Bike World Cup
  • 1st Overall (1994)
Absa Cape Epic
  • 1st Overall (2005)


  1. ^ "Keeping that winning feeling, An interview with Bart Brentjens". Cycling News. 2006-05-08. Retrieved 2007-06-12.