Kirsten Wild

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Kirsten Wild
UCI Track World Championships 2018 188.jpg
Kirsten Wild (2018)
Personal information
Born (1982-10-15) 15 October 1982 (age 35)
Almelo, Netherlands
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Team information
Current team Wiggle High5
Discipline Road, Track
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter and Classics specialist (Road)
Endurance (Track)
Professional team(s)
2006–2008 AA Drink Cycling Team
2009–2010 Cervélo TestTeam
2011–2012 AA Drink-Leontien.nl
2013–2014 Argos-Shimano
2015–2016 Team Hitec Products
2017 Cylance Pro Cycling
2018– Wiggle High5
Major wins

Stage races

Ladies Tour of Qatar (2009, 2010, 2013, 2014)
Tour du Grand Montréal (2009)
Tour of Chongming Island (2014)

UCI Womens World Cup

Open de Suède Vårgårda TTT (2009, 2010)
Open de Suède Vårgårda (2010)
Tour of Chongming Island World Cup (2014)

One-day races & classics

World Track Champion (Scratch Race) (2015, 2018)
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (2008)
GP Stad Roeselare (2009, 2010)

Kirsten Wild (born 15 October 1982) is a Dutch professional racing cyclist riding for Wiggle High5.[2] Wild competed in two track cycling events at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Career[edit]

She finished sixth in the omnium, and was a member of the Dutch team that finished sixth in the team pursuit (together with Ellen van Dijk, Amy Pieters and Vera Koedooder).[1]

After two seasons with Team Hitec Products, in September 2016 Cylance Pro Cycling announced that Wild would join them for the 2017 season.[3]

In October 2017, one day after the 2017 UEC European Track Championships in Berlin where Wild won gold at the elimination race, Wiggle High5 announced that Wild would join them for the 2018 season.[4]

Major results[edit]

Road[edit]

2006
Omloop Door Middag-Humsterland WE
1st Overall, Ster Zeeuwsche Eilanden
1st Stages 2 & 3
2007
1st Overall Tour de Pologne Feminin
1st Stages 2, 3 & 4
1st Stage 3 Holland Ladies Tour
2008
1st Omloop Het Volk
2009
1st Jersey gold.svg Overall Ladies Tour of Qatar
1st Omloop van Borsele
1st GP Stad Roeselare
1st Overall Tour du Grand Montréal
1st Stages 1, 2 & 4
1st Open de Suède Vårgårda TTT
1st Multidigitaal.nl – Blauwe StadTTT
1st Rund um die Nürnberger Altstadt
1st Prologue & Stage 9, Giro d'Italia Femminile
2nd Overall Holland Ladies Tour
1st Stages 1, 3 & 4
2nd Tour of Flanders
2nd Open de Suède Vargarda
2010
1st Jersey gold.svg Overall Ladies Tour of Qatar
1 Stage 3
1st Overall RaboSter Zeeuwsche Eilanden
1st Stages 1 (ITT) & 2
1st Open de Suède Vårgårda TTT
1st Open de Suède Vårgårda
1st Grand Prix de Dottignies
1st Ronde van Gelderland
1st Omloop van Borsele
1st GP Stad Roeselare
1st Stage 2 Tour of Chongming Island
1st Stages 4 & 5, Holland Ladies Tour
1st Stage 4 (ITT) Giro della Toscana Femminile
3rd 2010 Novilon Eurocup Ronde van Drenthe
2011
1st Omloop van Borsele
2nd Ronde van Drenthe
2012
1st Overall RaboSter Zeeuwsche Eilanden
1st Stage 3
1st Stages 1 & 3 Ladies Tour of Qatar
1st Stage 4a, Energiewacht Tour
1st Stage 2 Tour de Feminin – O cenu Ceskeho Svycarska
1st Stages 1 & 2 Lotto-Decca Tour
2nd Ronde van Drenthe
2013
1st Jersey gold.svg Overall Ladies Tour of Qatar
1st Jersey grey.svg Points classification
1st Stages 2, 3 & 4
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification Energiewacht Tour
1st Stages 1, 2, 3b & 4
1st Ronde van Gelderland
1st Gent–Wevelgem
1st Stage 2 Lotto-Belisol Belgium Tour
1st Stage 1 & 3 Boels Rental Ladies Tour
1st Stage 1 Giro d'Italia Femminile
3rd Sparkassen Giro Bochum
3rd Profronde van Surhuisterveen
2014
1st Jersey gold.svg Overall Ladies Tour of Qatar
1st Jersey grey.svg Points classification
1st Stages 1, 3 & 4
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Chongming Island
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stages 1 and 2
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification Energiewacht Tour
1st Stages 1 and 2
1st Ronde van Gelderland
1st Novilon EDR Cup
1st Tour of Chongming Island World Cup
1st Stages 4 and 6 La Route de France
2nd La Course by Le Tour de France
2015
Energiewacht Tour
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stage 3
1st Novilon Eurocup Ronde van Drenthe
1st Ronde van Gelderland
1st Omloop van Borsele
2nd Tour of Chongming Island World Cup
2016
Ladies Tour of Qatar
1st Jersey green.svg Points Classification
1st Stage 1
1st Women's Tour de Yorkshire
1st RideLondon Classique
Energiewacht Tour
1st Stages 4a & 5
1st Stage 4 Tour of California
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Road race, Road World Championships
2017
1st Stage 2 Holland Ladies Tour
2nd Overall Tour of Chongming Island
1st Stage 1
3rd Overall Santos Women's Tour
1st Stages 2 & 4
2018
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification Women's Tour de Yorkshire
1st Stage 1
5th Overall Healthy Ageing Tour
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stage 3a
1st RideLondon Classique
7th Overall Tour of Chongming Island
1st Stage 3

Track[edit]

2007
3rd Individual pursuit, National Track Championships
2008
National Track Championships
2nd Individual pursuit
2nd Points race
2009
3rd Points race, National Track Championships
2010
2nd Individual pursuit, National Track Championships
2011
National Track Championships
MaillotHolanda.svg Madison
2nd Individual pursuit
1st 2011–12 UCI Track World Cup, Astana (Team pursuit)
3rd Omnium, Track Cycling World Championships
3rd Omnium, European Track Championships
2012
3rd Team time trial, Road World Championships
2013
European Track Championships
1st Points race
2nd Omnium
2014
2nd Omnium, Grand Prix of Poland
International Track Women & Men
3rd Omnium
3rd Points Race
2015
UCI Track World Championships
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Scratch race
3rd Omnium
1st 2014–15 UCI Track World Cup, Cali (Omnium)
1st MaillotHolanda.svg Madison, National Track Championships
Trofeu CAR Anadia Portugal
1st Omnium
1st Scratch Race
6 giorni delle rose - Fiorenzuola
1st Scratch Race
2nd Omnium
2nd Points Race
Irish International Track GP
1st Scratch Race
1st Omnium
2nd Scratch race, UEC European Track Championships
2016
UEC European Track Championships
1st EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png Elimination race
1st EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png Points race
2nd Omnium
3rd Scratch race
3rd Madison
National Track Championships
1st MaillotHolanda.svg Madison
1st MaillotHolanda.svg Individual pursuit
1st MaillotHolanda.svg Scratch race
1st MaillotHolanda.svg Points race
1st Omnium, Apeldoorn Track Championships
2nd Scratch race, UCI Track World Championships
2017
UEC European Track Championships
1st EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png Elimination race
2nd Omnium
3nd Madison
National Track Championships
1st MaillotHolanda.svg Madison
1st MaillotHolanda.svg Omnium
1st MaillotHolanda.svg Scratch race
1st 2017–18 UCI Track World Cup, Pruszków (Omnium)
Belgian International Track Meeting
1st Omnium
2nd Points Race
2nd Madison race (with Nina Kessler)
1st Madison, Zesdaagse Vlaanderen-Gent (with Amy Pieters)
UCI Track World Championships
2nd Omnium
3rd Points race
2nd Points Race, Revolution Series – Champions League – Round 2, Glasgow
8th Six Day London
3rd Madison
2018
UCI Track World Championships
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Scratch race
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Omnium
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Points race
Revolution Series - Champions League
1st Points Race, Round 3 - Manchester
2nd Scratch Race, Round 3 - Manchester
Sixdays Bremen
1st Madison
1st Omnium

National record, team pursuit[edit]

Wild was the last three times part of the 3000 m team pursuit squad when they established a new Dutch national record. She is together with Ellen van Dijk and Vera Koedooder the current national record holder, with a time of 3:20.013 (53.996 km/h) established at the 2012 Summer Olympics on 4 August 2012. After the 2011–12 track cycling season the UCI changed the discipline into a 4000 m team pursuit with four riders.

Time Speed
(km/h)
Cyclists Event Location of race Date Ref
3:23.179 53.155 Ellen van Dijk
Kirsten Wild
Vera Koedooder
2010–11 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics – Round 4 (Qualifying) United Kingdom Manchester 18 February 2011 [5]
3:21.550 53.584 Ellen van Dijk
Kirsten Wild
Amy Pieters
2011–12 UCI Track Cycling World Cup – Round 1 (Gold medal race) Kazakhstan Astana 4 November 2011 [6]
3:20.013 53.996 Ellen van Dijk
Kirsten Wild
Vera Koedooder
2012 Summer Olympics (First round) United Kingdom London 4 August 2012 [7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kirsten Wild – Events and results". london2012.com. Archived from the original on 4 August 2012. Retrieved 27 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Kirsten Wild". Retrieved 30 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Kirsten Wild signs with Cylance for 2017". cyclingnews.com. 19 September 2016. Retrieved 21 January 2017. 
  4. ^ "Super Sprinter Kirsten Wild joins Wiggle High5 in 2018". wigglehighfive.com. 23 October 2017. Retrieved 23 October 2017. 
  5. ^ "Qualifying". Tissottiming.com. 18 February 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "Finals". Tissottiming.com. 4 November 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "Women's Team Pursuit 1st Round Results". www.london2012.com. 4 August 2012. Retrieved 16 August 2012. 

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