Marion Clignet

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Marion Clignet
Personal information
Full name Marion Clignet
Born (1964-02-21) 21 February 1964 (age 53)
Hyde Park, Chicago, United States
Team information
Discipline Track, road
Role Rider
Rider type Pursuit, time-trialist

Marion Clignet (born 21 February 1964) is a French former track cyclist. Clignet was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 22 and was shunned by the United States Cycling Federation,[1] and she subsequently raced for France since 1991. She rode at three Olympic Games for France.[2]

Palmarès[edit]

1990
 United States National Road Championships
2nd, silver medalist(s) Road race

After 1990, Clignet competed in the French national championships

1991
National Track Championships
1st, gold medalist(s) Individual pursuit
National Road Championships
1st, gold medalist(s) Road race
Road World Championships
1st, gold medalist(s) Team time trial (with Nathalie Gendron, Catherine Marsal and Cecile Odin)
Track Cycling World Championships, Stuttgart
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Individual pursuit
1992
National Track Championships
2nd, silver medalist(s) Individual pursuit
National Road Championships
2nd, silver medalist(s) Road race
1993
National Road Championships
1st, gold medalist(s) Road race
2nd, Overall, Grande Boucle Féminine Internationale
Track Cycling World Championships, Hamar
2nd, silver medalist(s) Individual pursuit
1994
1st, Chrono des Herbiers
Track Cycling World Championships, Palermo
1st, gold medalist(s) Individual pursuit
1995
National Track Championships
1st, gold medalist(s) Individual pursuit
1996
National Track Championships
1st, gold medalist(s) Individual pursuit
National Road Championships
1st, gold medalist(s) Individual time trial
Track Cycling World Championships, Manchester
1st, gold medalist(s) Individual pursuit
1st, Overall, Tour du Finistère
1st, Prologue
1st, Stage 1
1st, Stage 2
1st, Stage 3
1st, Stage 4
1st, Stage 5
Olympic Games, Atlanta
2nd, silver medalist(s) Individual pursuit
5th, Road race
1999
National Track Championships
2nd, silver medalist(s) Individual pursuit
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Points race
Track Cycling World Championships, Berlin
1st, gold medalist(s) Individual pursuit
1st, gold medalist(s) Points race
Track Cycling World Cup
1st, Individual pursuit, Cali
1st, Points race, Cali
2000
National Track Championships
1st, gold medalist(s) Individual pursuit
1st, gold medalist(s) Points race
National Road Championships
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Individual time trial
Track Cycling World Championships, Manchester
1st, gold medalist(s) Points race
Olympic Games, Sydney
2nd, silver medalist(s) Individual pursuit
1st, Route Féminine Du Vignoble Nantais
2003
National Track Championships
2nd, silver medalist(s) Individual pursuit
Track Cycling World Cup
2nd, Points race, Sydney

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raia, James (14 June 2007). "Marion Clignet: The Life & Times Of An Epileptic Cycling Champion". Retrieved 5 Feb 2011. 
  2. ^ "Marion Clignet Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 3 August 2016. 

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