Emma Johansson

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Emma Johansson
Emma Johansson 2015-11-19 002.jpg
Emma Johansson in November 2015
Personal information
Full name Emma Johansson
Nickname Silver-Emma[1][2]
Born (1983-09-23) 23 September 1983 (age 34)
Sollefteå, Sweden
Team information
Current team Wiggle High5
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2005–2006 Bizkaia Panda software Durango
2007 Vlaanderen–Capri Sonne–T-Interim
2008 AA-Drink Cycling Team
2009–2010 Red Sun Cycling Team
2011–2012 HiTec Products-UCK
2013–2015 Orica-AIS
2016– Wiggle High5
Major wins

Stage races

Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen (2011, 2013, 2015)
Lotto Belgium Tour (2015)
Emakumeen Euskal Bira (2016)

One day races

National Road Race Champion (2010–2012, 2014–2015)
National Time Trial Champion (2012–2016)
Trofeo Alfredo Binda-Comune di Cittiglio (2014)
Ronde van Drenthe (2009)

Other

UCI World Ranking (2013)

Emma Johansson (born 23 September 1983 in Sollefteå[3]) is a Swedish professional racing cyclist. She won the silver medal in the women's road race at both the 2008 and the 2016 Summer Olympics.[4]

Career[edit]

After having finished second in the 2009 Trofeo Alfredo Binda-Comune di Cittiglio and third in Ronde van Vlaanderen, she won the Ronde van Drenthe and took the overall lead of the UCI Women's Road World Cup, a lead which she kept after another second place in La Flèche Wallonne Féminine. Johansson is the second Swedish cyclist to have worn the UCI World Cup leader jersey after Susanne Ljungskog.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics she competed in women's road race finishing 6th and in the women's time trial finishing 14th.

On 8 January 2011, she married the former Norwegian cyclist Martin Vestby, who is also her personal manager.

Emma Johansson on a stage podium of the 2015 Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, in which she won the general classification

In August 2015, it was announced that Johansson would join Wiggle High5 on a two-year deal.[5]

Career highlights[edit]

Source:[6]

2008
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall, Trophée d'Or Féminin
1st Stage 1
2nd National Road Race Championships
2nd Silver medal olympic.svg Olympics road race
2009
1st Ronde van Drenthe
2nd La Flèche Wallonne Féminine
2nd La Coupe du Monde Cycliste Féminine de Montréal
2nd Trofeo Alfredo Binda
2010
1st MaillotSuecia.PNG National Road Race Championships
1st Overall Trophée d'Or Féminin
1st Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
1st GP Mameranus
2nd Drentse 8 van Dwingeloo
3rd La Flèche Wallonne Féminine
3rd World Championships road race
3rd GP de Plouay
3rd Open de Suède Vargarda
2011
1st MaillotSuecia.PNG National Road Race Championships
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen
1st Cholet Pays de Loire Dames
1st Omloop van het Hageland
1st Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
2nd Overall Emakumeen Euskal Bira
1st Stage 3b
2nd La Flèche Wallonne Féminine
2nd Trofeo Alfredo Binda
2nd GP Stad Roeselare
3rd GP Ciudad de Valladolid
3rd Grand Prix Elsy Jacobs
2012
1st MaillotSuecia.PNG National Road Race Championships
1st MaillotSuecia.PNG National Time Trial Championships
1st Overall Tour de Free State
1st Stage 3
2nd Overall Emakumeen Euskal Bira
6th Olympic Road race
2013
1st UCI World Ranking
1st MaillotSuecia.PNG National Time Trial Championships
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen
1st Stage 1 & 5
1st Cholet Pays de Loire Dames
2nd GP de Plouay
2nd Overall UCI Women's Road World Cup
2nd UCI Road Race World Championships
2nd Tour of Flanders
2nd Trofeo Alfredo Binda
2nd Draai van de Kaai
3rd World Cup, Ronde van Drenthe
2014
1st MaillotSuecia.PNG National Time Trial Championships
1st MaillotSuecia.PNG National Road Race Championships
1st MaillotSuecia.PNG National Cyclo-cross Championships
1st MaillotCyan.PNG Overall BeNe Ladies Tour
1st Cholet Pays de Loire Dames
1st Trofeo Alfredo Binda
1st Le Samyn
1st Boels Rental Hills Classic
1st Stage 6 Holland Ladies Tour
2nd Overall UCI Women's Road World Cup
2nd Overall The Women's Tour
1st Stage 1
2nd Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
2nd Omloop van het Hageland
3rd UCI Road Race World Championships
3rd Tour of Flanders (Ronde van Vlaanderen)
3rd Emakumeen Saria
2015
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen[7]
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Lotto Belgium Tour
1st MaillotSuecia.PNG National Road Race Championships
1st MaillotSuecia.PNG National Time Trial Championships
1st Durango-Durango Emakumeen Saria
2nd Boels Rental Hills Classic
2nd GP de Plouay
3rd Overall Emakumeen Euskal Bira
3rd Le Samyn des Dames
2016
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Euskal Emakumeen XXIX Bira
1st Points classification
1st Stages 1 & 2
1st MaillotSuecia.PNG National Time Trial Championships
2nd Silver medal olympic.svg Road Race, Olympic Games
2nd Tour of Flanders
3rd Strade Bianche

Results timelines[edit]

Grand Tour results timeline
Stage race 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Giro d'Italia Femminile 7 5 10
Stage race results timeline
Stage race 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin 13 17 3 Did not exist
Grand Prix Elsy Jacobs Did not exist 4 3 7 16 13
Tour of California Did not exist 8
Emakumeen Euskal Bira 14 DNF 5 2 2 1 8 3 1
Giro del Trentino Alto Adige-Südtirol 2 6
The Women's Tour Did not exist 2 4 8
Internationale Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen 6 5 DNF 1 3 1 1 9
Lotto Belisol Belgium Tour Did not exist 3 6 1 7
Ladies Tour of Norway Did not exist 6 7
Boels Rental Ladies Tour 4 6 2 5 5 11
Giro della Toscana Int. Femminile 4 DNF

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""Silver-Emma" kan byta till ny gren". Aftonbladet. 29 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Emma Johansson tog OS-silver i Rio". Expressen. 7 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 1 September 2008. Retrieved 10 August 2008. 
  4. ^ "Cooke wins women's road cycling race". Associated Press. 10 August 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-10. [dead link]
  5. ^ http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/johansson-joins-wiggle-honda-for-2016-season/
  6. ^ Profile at Cycling Quotient
  7. ^ Gustav Sveidquist (23 July 2015). "Emma Johansson cyklade hem Thüringen runt" (in Swedish). SVT Sport. Retrieved 23 July 2015. 

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