Patrick Tolhoek

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Patrick Tolhoek
Personal information
Full name Patrick Tolhoek
Born (1965-06-26) 26 June 1965 (age 52)
Yerseke, the Netherlands
Team information
Discipline Road/Mountainbike
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1988 Roland
1989 Suferconfex
1990–1991 Buckler

Patrick Tolhoek (born Yerseke, 26 June 1965) is a retired Dutch professional cyclist.


In 1985, Tolhoek won the national road race for militaries. In 1989 and 1990, Tolhoek rode the Tour de France. During his first years as professional cyclist, he had problems with his left leg. At the end of 1991, he had to stop his professional career because of this.[1]

Three years later, after an operation, he was able to ride professionally again, this time on the mountainbike.[1] In 1998, he became Dutch national mountainbike champion. In 2000, Tolhoek entered the Mountainbike event during the Olympic games, but did not finish.[2] At the end of that year, Tolhoek ended his career.[3]

Personal life[edit]

His father Ko Tolhoek was also a professional cyclist.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Nijland, Rik (10 February 2001). "Verzuurde benen na een knik in de tuinslang" (in Dutch). de Volkskrant. Retrieved 20 November 2010. 
  2. ^ Sports Reference
  3. ^ De Jonge, RIen (13 November 2000). "Patrick Tolhoek zet er een punt achter". BN/DeStem (in Dutch). 

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