Rachel Heal

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Rachel Heal
Personal information
Full name Rachel Heal
Born (1973-04-01) April 1, 1973 (age 41)
 England
 United Kingdom
Team information
Discipline Road, Track & Cyclo-cross
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
1997-?
2000
2007
Birkenhead Northend Cycling Club
Letchworth Velo
Rapha Condor
Professional team(s)
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
Farm Frites
Team SATS
Team Victory Brewing
Team Webcor
Team TIBCO
Team Colavita
Team Colavita
Team Colavita
Team Optum
Infobox last updated on
22 March 2008

Rachel Heal (born April 1, 1973 in Bebington, Wirral, Cheshire[1]) is an English racing cyclist.

She joined British Cycling's World Class Performance Plan in 2001 when she gave up her job to become a full-time cyclist. She turned professional and rode for the Belgian Farm Frites-Hartol team after obtaining a degree in chemical engineering from Birmingham University. She has competed in world championships, Commonwealth Games and the Olympic Games. Heal is also a British Cycling level 2 coach, and a qualified personal trainer.

Palmarès[edit]

2001
2nd Stage 6, Quebec stage race, Canada
4th British National Road Race Championships
2002
2nd British National Road Race Championships
2nd WCRA 2 day, Leicestershire
3rd Road Race, Commonwealth Games
3rd British National Time Trial Championships
1st Stage 5, Gracia Orlova stage race, Czech Republic
2003
2nd British National Road Race Championships
1st Team TT, Holland Ladies Tour, Netherlands
2nd Stage 3, Ronde van Drenthe, Netherlands
2nd Stage 4, Emakumeen Bira, Spain
2nd Stage 3, Giro della Toscana, Italy
3rd Ronde van Drenthe
4th Stage 2, Thuringen, Germany
2004
1st Stage 7, Tour de l'Aude Féminin, France
2nd British National Road Race Championships
3rd British National Cyclo-cross Championships
6th Stage 3, Giro della Toscana, Italy
7th Geelong World Cup, Australia
2005
1st Aztec Track meet, omnium
2nd British National Road Race Championships
2nd Scratch race, British National Track Championships
3rd Points race, British National Track Championships
13th Tour de Toona, USA
5th stage 5, Tour de Toona
5th stage 6, Tour de Toona
2006
1st Tri Peaks stage race, Arkansas, USA
2nd stage 1, Tri Peaks
2nd stage 2, Tri Peaks
3rd stage 3, Tri Peaks
1st Tour of Elk Grove Crit, USA
2nd Mountains classification, Tour de Toona, USA
4th Tour of the Gila, New Mexico, USA
2nd stage 3, Tour of the Gila
2nd stage 5, Tour of the Gila
5th time-trial, Commonwealth Games
5th road race, Commonwealth Games
2007
2nd British National Road Race Championships
2nd Tour of The Gila, USA
1st stage 1, Tyrone time-trial, Tour of The Gila
2nd stage 3, Inner Loop Road Race, Tour of The Gila
4th stage 2, Silver City - Mogollon Road Race, Tour of The Gila
7th Women's Cycling Criteriums, France (UCI 1.2)
4th stage 2, Trophée des Cyclistines - Châteaudun, Women's Cycling Criteriums
1st stage 1, Team TT, Tour de Toona
3rd stage 1, Galleria Mall - Logan Valley Mall, Tour de Toona
2008
1st stage 4, Tour of the Gila
3rd Sea Otter Classic
6th Stage 5, Mount Hood Stage Race
2009
7th Sea Otter Circuit Race

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile". BBC. 

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