Lotto–Soudal Ladies

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Lotto–Soudal Ladies
Team information
UCI codeLBL (2006–2009, 2012–2014)
LHT (2010)
LLT (2011)
LSL (2015–present)
RegisteredBelgium
Founded2006 (2006)
Discipline(s)Road
StatusUCI Women's Team (2006–2019)
UCI Women's Continental Team (2020–present)
Key personnel
Team manager(s)Kurt Van De Wouwer
Annelies Dom
Team name history
2006–2009
2010
2011
2012–2014
2015–
Lotto–Belisol Ladiesteam
Lotto–Honda Team
Lotto Ladies Team[1]
Lotto–Belisol Ladies
Lotto–Soudal Ladies

Lotto–Soudal Ladies is a women's professional cycling team based in Belgium, which competes in elite road bicycle racing and track cycling events, such as the UCI Women's World Tour. The team was established in 2006, and its colours are white, black, and red. The team manager and representative is Kurt Van De Wouwer, and the assistant team manager is Annelies Dom. Sponsors Lotto (associated with the Belgian lottery) and Soudal (an adhesives manufacturer) also sponsor the Lotto–Soudal men's UCI WorldTeam.

History[edit]

The team at the 2015 Le Samyn des Dames

2006[edit]

2009[edit]

2014[edit]

Riders in[edit]

In August the team announced the signing of Joëlle Numainville (Optum–Kelly Benefit Strategies) with immediate effect.[2] Susanna Zorzi and Jessie Daams joined the team for 2015. On 29 October the team signed Anouk Rijff. On 13 November Carlee Taylor joined the team. On 21 November Anisha Vekemans, Marion Rousse, Sarah Rijkes, Molly Meyvisch, Chantal Hoffmann, Amy Cure and Isabelle Beckers signed extensions with the team.[3]

Riders out[edit]

In July Emma Pooley announced that she intended to retire after the Commonwealth Games road race.[4] In September Liesbet De Vocht announced her retirement. On 9 November Céline Van Severen left the team to join Lensworld.eu–Zannata for the 2015 season.[5] On 23 November Heidi Dalton and Isabelle Söderberg left the team.

Team roster[edit]

As of 23 January 2021.[6]
Rider Date of birth
 Danique Braam (NED) (1995-09-05) 5 September 1995 (age 27)
 Alana Castrique (BEL) (1999-05-08) 8 May 1999 (age 23)
 Lone Meertens (BEL) (1998-04-16) 16 April 1998 (age 24)
 Hanna Nilsson (SWE) (1992-02-16) 16 February 1992 (age 30)
 Abby-Mae Parkinson (GBR) (1997-07-30) 30 July 1997 (age 25)
Rider Date of birth
 Anna Plichta (POL) (1992-02-10) 10 February 1992 (age 30)
 Christina Siggaard (DNK) (1994-03-24) 24 March 1994 (age 28)
 Silke Smulders (NED) (2001-04-01) 1 April 2001 (age 21)
 Jesse Vandenbulcke (BEL) (1996-01-17) 17 January 1996 (age 26)
 Elise Vander Sande (BEL) (1997-12-01) 1 December 1997 (age 25)

Major wins[edit]

2006
Overall Wolvertem-Slozen, Liesbet De Vocht
Stages 1a & 1b, Liesbet De Vocht
2007
Stage 5 Women's Tour of New Zealand, Sara Carrigan
GP Stad Roeselare, Martine Bras
Oceania Continental Road Race Championships, Kathy Watt
Overall Tour de Perth, Kathy Watt
Stages 1, 2, 3 & 4, Kathy Watt
Stage 5 Holland Ladies Tour, Martine Bras
Stage 2 (ITT) Tour of Bright, Kathy Watt
2008
Omloop Door Middag-Humsterland WE, Vera Koedooder
2009
Stages 1 & 2 Women's Tour of New Zealand, Rochelle Gilmore
Omloop Door Middag-Humsterland WE, Rochelle Gilmore
Overall Tour Féminin en Limousin, Grace Verbeke
Stage 1, Grace Verbeke
Sparkassen Giro Bochum, Rochelle Gilmore
Profronde van Surhuisterveen WE, Vera Koedooder
Mijl van Mares WE, Vera Koedooder
Stage 6 Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Lizzie Armitstead
2010
Tour of Flanders for Women, Grace Verbeke
Holland Hills Classic, Grace Verbeke
Stage 2b Trophée d'Or Féminin, Vicki Whitelaw
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Vicki Whitelaw
Commonwealth Games Road Race, Rochelle Gilmore
2011
Stage 1 Ladies Tour of Qatar, Rochelle Gilmore
Stage 2 Tour de Feminin-O cenu Českého Švýcarska, Melissa Hoskins
Profronde van Surhuisterveen WE, Melissa Hoskins
2012
Stage 4 Tour de Free State, Ashleigh Moolman
Stage 1 La Route de France, Cherise Taylor
Stage 2 Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Ashleigh Moolman
2013
Dwars door de Westhoek, Jolien D'Hoore
Holland Hills Classic, Ashleigh Moolman
Flag of Antwerp.svg Provincial Time Trial Championships (Antwerp), Anisha Vekemans
2014
Flag of Antwerp.svg Provincial Time Trial Championship (Antwerp), Anisha Vekemans
Flag of Limburg (Belgium).svg Provincial Time Trial Championship (Limburg), Isabelle Beckers
Beveren-Prosperpolder, Liesbet De Vocht
Diamond Tour, Jolien D'Hoore
Jersey green.svg Mountains classification Giro d'Italia Femminile, Emma Pooley
Stages 6, 8 & 9, Emma Pooley
Jersey green.svg Points classification BeNe Ladies Tour, Jolien D'Hoore
Stages 1 & 2b, Jolien D'Hoore
Stage 5 Holland Ladies Tour, Jolien D'Hoore
2015
Flag of Limburg (Belgium).svg Provincial Time Trial Championship (Limburg), Jessie Daams
Boortmeerbeek, Anisha Vekemans
Stage 1 Festival Luxembourgeois du cyclisme féminin Elsy Jacobs, Elena Cecchini
Stage 4 Trophée d'Or Féminin, Anisha Vekemans
UCI Track Cycling World Cup – Cambridge (Team Pursuit), Amy Cure
2016
Oostduinkerke, Anisha Vekemans
Zeswege Ladies Classic, Lotte Kopecky
Flag of Antwerp.svg Provincial Time Trial Championship (Antwerp), Anisha Vekemans
Flag of Limburg (Belgium).svg Provincial Time Trial Championship (Limburg), Isabelle Beckers
Trofee Maarten Wynants, Lotte Kopecky
Belsele–Puivelde, Lotte Kopecky
Boortmeerbeek, Élise Delzenne
Flag of Flemish Brabant.svg Provincial Time Trial Championship (Vlaams-Brabant), Élise Delzenne
Fenioux Track Championships (Individual pursuit), Élise Delzenne
Jersey violet.svg Youth classification Belgium Tour, Lotte Kopecky
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Trophée d'Or Féminin, Élise Delzenne
Stage 1, Élise Delzenne
Stage 5, Claudia Lichtenberg
UCI Track Cycling World Cup – Glasgow (Scratch Race), Élise Delzenne
Gent Six Days, Lotte Kopecky
2017
UCI Track Cycling World Cup – Cali (Omnium), Lotte Kopecky
Belgian International – Madison, Lotte Kopecky
Flag of Limburg (Belgium).svg Provincial Time Trial Championship (Limburg), Isabelle Beckers
Stage 2 Grand Prix Elsy Jacobs, Élise Delzenne
Niel Derny race, Lotte Kopecky
Nossegem Cyclo-cross, Julie Roelandts
Flag of Flemish Brabant.svg Provincial Cyclo-cross Championships (Vlaams-Brabant), Julie Roelandts
2018
Stage 1 Belgium Tour, Lotte Kopecky
2019
Vuelta a la Comunitat Valenciana Feminas, Lotte Kopecky
MerXem Classic, Lotte Kopecky
Flanders Ladies Classic, Julie Van de Velde
GP de Fourmies, Nguyễn Thị Thật
2022
Wiekevorst Cyclo-cross, Sterre Vervloet
Wuustwezel Cyclo-cross, Sterre Vervloet

National and world champions[edit]

2006
MaillotAustralia.PNG Australian Time Tria, Kathryn Watt
MaillotIrlanda.PNG Irish Road Race, Siobhan Horgane-Dervan
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Time Trial, An Van Rie
2007
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Track (Individual Pursuit), Kelly Druits
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Track (Keirin), Kelly Druits
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Track (Team Sprint), Kelly Druits & Jenifer De Merlier
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Track (Points race), Kelly Druits
MaillotIrlanda.PNG Irish Road Race, Siobhan Horgane-Dervan
2008
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norwegian Road Race, Linn Torp
MaillotHolanda.PNG Dutch Track (Points Race), Vera Koedooder
2009
MaillotReinoUnido.PNG, British Track (Points Race), Lizzie Armitstead
MaillotNoruega.PNG Norwegian Road Race, Linn Torp
MaillotReinoUnido.PNG, British Track (Scratch Race), Lizzie Armitstead
2010
MaillotAustralia.PNG Australian U23 Time Trial, Josephine Tomic
MaillotAustralia.PNG Australian Track (Team Pursuit), Josephine Tomic
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Time Trial, Grace Verbeke
2011
MaillotSudáfrica.PNG South African Time Trial, Cherise Taylor
MaillotSudáfrica.PNG South African Road Race, Marissa Van der Merwe
African Continental Champion Jersey.png African Individual Time Trial, Cherise Taylor
African Continental Champion Jersey.png African Road Race, Ashleigh Moolman
2012
MaillotSudáfrica.PNG South African Trial, Cherise Taylor
MaillotSudáfrica.PNG South African Road Race, Ashleigh Moolman
African Continental Champion Jersey.png African Individual Time Trial, Ashleigh Moolman
African Continental Champion Jersey.png African Road Race, Ashleigh Moolman
2013
MaillotSudáfrica.PNG South African Time Trial, Ashleigh Moolman
MaillotSudáfrica.PNG South African Road Race, Ashleigh Moolman
African Continental Champion Jersey.png African Time Trial, Ashleigh Moolman
African Continental Champion Jersey.png African Road Race, Ashleigh Moolman
2014
MaillotAustralia.PNG Australian Track (Individual pursuit), Amy Cure
MaillotAustralia.PNG Australian Track (Team pursuit) Amy Cure
MaillotReinoUnido.PNG British Time Trial, Emma Pooley
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Road Race, Jolien D'Hoore
2015
MaillotAustralia.PNG Australian Track (Team pursuit) Amy Cure
MaillotAustralia.PNG Australian Track (Individual pursuit) Amy Cure
Jersey rainbow.svg World Track (Team pursuit), Amy Cure
MaillotItalia.svg Italy Road Race, Elena Cecchini
2016
MaillotSudáfrica.PNG South African Road Race, An-Li Kachelhoffer
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Track (Omnium), Lotte Kopecky
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian U23 Time Trial, Lotte Kopecky
African Team Time Trial, An-Li Kachelhoffer
European champion jersey 2016.svg European U23 Track (Points race), Lotte Kopecky
European champion jersey 2016.svg European U23 Track (Omnium), Lotte Kopecky
MaillotFra.PNG France Track (Individual pursuit), Elise Delzenne
MaillotFra.PNG France Track (Points Race), Elise Delzenne
European champion jersey 2016.svg European Track (Madison), Lotte Kopecky
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Track (Scratch race), Lotte Kopecky
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Track (Points race), Lotte Kopecky
2017
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Track (Omnium), Lotte Kopecky
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Track (Points Race), Lotte Kopecky
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Track (Scratch Race), Lotte Kopecky
Jersey rainbow.svg World Track (Madison), Lotte Kopecky
MaillotDinamarca.svg Denmark Track (Individual Pursuit), Trine Schmidt
MaillotDinamarca.svg Denmark Track (Scratch Race), Trine Schmidt
European champion jersey 2016.svg European Track (Points race), Trine Schmidt
European champion jersey 2016.svg European Track (Scratch race), Trine Schmidt
2018
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Track (Points race), Annelies Dom
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Road Race, Annelies Dom
2019
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Time Trial, Lotte Kopecky
2020
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Time Trial, Lotte Kopecky
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Road Race, Lotte Kopecky
2022
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Track (Omnium), Katrijn De Clercq
MaillotBélgica.PNG Belgian Track (Points race), Katrijn De Clercq

Previous team rosters[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 UCI Women's Teams:LOTTO BELISOL LADIES (LBL) - BEL". Archived from the original on 2011-05-16.
  2. ^ "Numainville signs with Lotto Belisol Ladies - Cyclingnews.com".
  3. ^ "Cycling Transfers 2017 - - Team Information - By: CyclingFever.com".
  4. ^ "Emma Pooley to retire from cycling after Commonwealth Games - Cycling Weekly". 29 July 2014.
  5. ^ "Cycling Transfers 2017 - - Team Information - By: CyclingFever.com".
  6. ^ "Lotto Soudal Ladies". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 23 January 2021. Retrieved 23 January 2021.

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