Kirsten Wild

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Kirsten Wild
2015 UEC Track Elite European Championships 229.JPG
Kirsten Wild (2015)
Personal information
Born (1982-10-15) 15 October 1982 (age 34)
Almelo, Netherlands
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Team information
Current team Cylance Pro Cycling
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
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)
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (2008)
GP Stad Roeselare (2009, 2010)

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

Career wins[edit]

2006
Omloop Door Middag-Humsterland WE, Aduard (NED)
1st Overall, Ster Zeeuwsche Eilanden (NED)
1st Stages 2 & 3
2007
1st Overall, Tour de Pologne Feminin (POL)
1st Stages 2, 3 & 4
1st Stage 3 Holland Ladies Tour, Apeldoorn (NED)
3rd Individual pursuit, National Track Championships
2008 – AA-Drink Cycling Team 2008 season
1st Omloop Het Volk, East Flanders (BEL)
National Track Championships
2nd Individual pursuit
2nd Points race
2009 – Cervélo TestTeam 2009 season
1st Jersey gold.svg Overall Ladies Tour of Qatar
2nd Tour of Flanders
1st Omloop van Borsele
1st GP Stad Roeselare
1st Overall Tour du Grand Montréal
1st Stages 1, 2 & 4
1st Prologue & Stage 9, Giro d'Italia Femminile
1st Open de Suède Vårgårda T.T.T.
2nd Open de Suède Vargarda
1st Multidigitaal.nl – Blauwe Stad T.T.T.
2nd Overall Holland Ladies Tour
1st Stages 1, 3 & 4
1st Rund um die Nürnberger Altstadt
3rd Points race, National Track Championships
2010
1st Jersey gold.svg Overall Ladies Tour of Qatar
1 stage win
1st Grand Prix de Dottignies
1st 2010 Ronde van Gelderland
1st Omloop van Borsele
1st GP Stad Roeselare
1st Stage 2, Tour of Chongming Island
1st overall RaboSter Zeeuwsche Eilanden
1st Stages 1 (I.T.T.) & 2
1st Open de Suède Vårgårda TTT
1st Open de Suède Vårgårda
3rd 2010 Novilon Eurocup Ronde van Drenthe
1st Stages 4 & 5, Holland Ladies Tour
1st Stage 4 (I.T.T.) Giro della Toscana Femminile
2nd Individual pursuit, National Track Championships
2011 – AA Drink-leontien.nl 2011 season
1st Omloop van Borsele
2nd Ronde van Drenthe
National Track Championships
MaillotHolanda.svg Madison (with Ellen van Dijk)
2nd Individual pursuit
1st Gold medal blank.svg Track Cycling World Cup in Astana – team pursuit (with Ellen van Dijk and Amy Pieters)
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Omnium, Track Cycling World Championships
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Omnium, European Track Championships
2012 – AA Drink-leontien.nl 2012 season
1st Stages 1 & 3, Ladies Tour of Qatar
2nd Ronde van Drenthe
1st Stage 4a, Energiewacht Tour
1st Overall, RaboSter Zeeuwsche Eilanden
1st Stage 3
1st Stage 2, Tour de Feminin – O cenu Ceskeho Svycarska
1st Stages 1 & 2, Lotto-Decca Tour
Dutch National Record, Olympic Games: London, Team pursuit: 3:20.013 (with Ellen van Dijk and Vera Koedooder)
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Team time trial, Road World Championships
2013 – Team Argos-Shimano 2013 season
1st Jersey gold.svg Overall Ladies Tour of Qatar
1st Jersey grey.svg Points classification
1st Stages 2, 3 & 4
1st Gent – Wevelgem WE
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification Energiewacht Tour
1st Stages 1, 2, 3b & 4
1st Ronde van Gelderland
1st Stage 1 Giro d'Italia Femminile
3rd Sparkassen Giro Bochum
3rd Profronde van Surhuisterveen
1st Stage 2 Lotto-Belisol Belgium Tour
1st Stage 1 & 3 Boels Rental Ladies Tour
European Track Championships
1st Gold medal blank.svg Points race
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Omnium
2014 – Team Giant-Shimano 2014 season
1st Jersey gold.svg Overall Ladies Tour of Qatar
1st Jersey grey.svg Points classification
1st Stages 1, 3 & 4
1st Novilon EDR Cup
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification Energiewacht Tour
1st Stages 1 and 2
1st Ronde van Gelderland
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Chongming Island
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stages 1 and 2
1st Tour of Chongming Island World Cup
2nd La Course by Le Tour de France
1st Stages 4 and 6 La Route de France
2015
Track Cycling World Championships
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Scratch race
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Omnium
1st MaillotHolanda.svg National Track Championships (Madison)
1st Track Cycling World Cup (Cali) – Omnium
1st Novilon Eurocup Ronde van Drenthe
1st Ronde van Gelderland
1st Omloop van Borsele
Trofeu CAR Anadia
1st Scratch race
1st Omnium
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification Energiewacht Tour
1st Stage 3
2nd Tour of Chongming Island World Cup
2016
European Track Championships
1st EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png Elimination race
1st EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png Points race
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Omnium
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Scratch race
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Madison
National Track Championships
1st MaillotHolanda.svg Madison
1st MaillotHolanda.svg Individual pursuit
1st MaillotHolanda.svg Scratch race
1st MaillotHolanda.svg Points race
1st Jersey green.svg Points Classification Ladies Tour of Qatar
1st Stage 1
1st Stages 4a & 5 Energiewacht Tour
1st Women's Tour de Yorkshire
1st Stage 4 Tour of California
1st RideLondon Classique
1st Apeldoorn Track Championships (Omnium)
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Road race, Road World Championships
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Scratch race, Track Cycling World Championships
2017
Track Cycling World Championships
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Omnium
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Points race
3rd Overall Santos Women's Tour[4]
1st Stages 2[5] & 4[4]

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 [6]
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 [7]
3:20.013 53.996 Ellen van Dijk
Kirsten Wild
Vera Koedooder
2012 Summer Olympics (First round) United Kingdom London 4 August 2012 [8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kirsten Wild – Events and results". london2012.com. 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. ^ a b Braverman, Jessi (17 January 2017). "Wild wins final stage of Santos Women's Tour". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 21 January 2017. 
  5. ^ Braverman, Jessi (15 January 2017). "Santos Women's Tour: Wild wins Stage 2". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 21 January 2017. 
  6. ^ "Qualifying". Tissottiming.com. 18 February 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "Finals". Tissottiming.com. 4 November 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  8. ^ "Women's Team Pursuit 1st Round Results". www.london2012.com. 4 August 2012. Retrieved 16 August 2012. 

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