Petra Rossner

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Petra Rossner
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Rossner in the 2002 Women's Challenge
Personal information
Full name Petra Rossner
Born (1966-11-14) November 14, 1966 (age 48)
Leipzig, Germany
Team information
Discipline Road & Track
Role Rider
Infobox last updated on
September 7, 2008

Petra Rossner (born November 14, 1966 in Leipzig) is a German cyclist, who won the gold medal in 3 km pursuit track cycling at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. In the same event she won the 1991 World Championships and finished second in 1989.

Competing in road bicycle racing, she won the World Cup in 2002. She finished second in 2004, and finished third in the 1988 Giro d'Italia Femminile. She is a seven-time winner of the Liberty Classic—winning the event in 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2004.

Rossner retired after the 2004 season.

Private life[edit]

Petra Rossner in Leipzig (June 27, 1987)

From 1996 on, she was living in Leipzig with her partner Judith Arndt. They have since split.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Anna Millward
World Cup Overall Points Champion
Succeeded by
Nicole Cooke