Loes Gunnewijk

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Loes Gunnewijk
Loes Gunnewijk.jpg
Personal information
Full nameLoes Gunnewijk
Born (1980-11-27) 27 November 1980 (age 38)
Groenlo, Netherlands
Team information
Current teamKNWU
DisciplineRoad
RoleCoach
Professional team(s)
2004–2005Ondernemers van Nature
2006–2009Buitenpoort-Flexpoint Team
2010–2011Nederland Bloeit
2012–2015GreenEDGE–AIS
Managerial team(s)
2016Orica–AIS
Major wins
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (2012)

Loes Gunnewijk (born 27 November 1980 in Groenlo) is a former professional Dutch racing cyclist. She was part of the 2007 Team Flexpoint.

Gunnewijk was a member of the Dutch national team together with Ellen van Dijk, Marianne Vos and Annemiek van Vleuten in the road race at the 2012 Summer Olympics where Vos won the gold medal.[1] Gunnewijk announced her retirement from the sport in May 2015, subsequently completing the Union Cycliste Internationale's Sports Directors Diploma course in November 2015.[2] Between May and the end of 2016, Gunnewijk joined her old cycling team Orica–AIS as a trainee directeur sportif.[3] Since 2017, Loes has been the head junior women's coach and assistant para-cycling coach for the Dutch cycling national federation KNWU.[4]

Notable results[edit]

Gunnewijk before start of the road race at the 2012 Summer Olympics together with Ellen van Dijk, Marianne Vos and Annemiek van Vleuten
2002
1st Omloop van Borsele
2nd Dutch National Time Trial Championship
2003
3rd Individual pursuit, Dutch National Track Championships
2004
2nd Dutch National Time Trial Championship
2nd Overall Ster Zeeuwsche Eilanden
1st Stage 3a Ster Zeeuwsche Eilanden
2005
1st Herford Cyclocross
1st Stage 4 Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin
2nd Dutch National Time Trial Championship
2nd Omloop door Middag-Humsterland
2nd Overall Ster Zeeuwsche Eilanden
2006 – Buitenpoort-Flexpoint 2006 season
1st MaillotHolanda.PNG Dutch National Time Trial Championship
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin
1st Stage 3 Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin
1st World University Cycling Championship, time trial
1st Stage 4b Route de France Féminine
2nd L'Heure D'Or Féminine
2nd Overall Euregio Ladies Tour
1st Stage 2 Euregio Ladies Tour
3rd Tour of Flanders
2008 – Team Flexpoint 2008 season
2nd 2008 Chrono Champenois – Trophée Européen
3rd Dutch National Time Trial Championship
2010
1st MaillotHolanda.PNG National Road Race Championship
1st Ronde van Drenthe
2012
1st Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
2nd Team time trial, 2012 UCI Road World Championships
2013
2nd Overall Energiewacht Tour
4th Points classification
2nd EPZ Omloop van Borsele
2nd National Time Trial championships
3rd Acht van Chaam
2014 – Orica-AIS 2014 season
1st Jersey blue.svg Overall Santos Women’s Cup - Tour Down Under
1st Stage 1 Santos Women’s Cup - Tour Down Under

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Loes Gunnewijk - Events and results". london2012.com. Archived from the original on 3 August 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Gunnewijk, Heal join record number of women at UCI Sport Directors course". cyclingnews.com. 20 November 2015. Retrieved 20 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Loes Gunnewijk returns to Orica-AIS as sport director in training". Ella Cycling Tips. 6 April 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Loes Gunnewijk aan de slag als coach bij wielerbond". Omroep Gelderland. 24 November 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2018.

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