Paulina Brzeźna-Bentkowska

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Paulina Brzeźna-Bentkowska
Personal information
Full name Paulina Brzeźna-Bentkowska
Born (1981-09-10) 10 September 1981 (age 37)
Środa Śląska, Poland
Team information
Current team TKK Pacific Toruń
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type All-rounder
Professional team(s)
2003–2004 Bonda-Lukowski
2005–2006 Peugeot Andrzej Kita
2007–2008 AA Drink Cycling Team
2009–2010 Red Sun Cycling Team
2011–2012 Ogniwo Dzierżoniów
2013 – TKK Pacific Toruń
Major wins

Stage Races

1st Gracia-Orlová (2014)
3 individual stages

Single-Day Races

Poland National Road Race Champion (2005, 2008)

Paulina Agata Brzeźna-Bentkowska (born 10 September 1981 in Środa Śląska) is a Polish professional road racing cyclist riding for Polish team TKK Pacific Toruń.

Brzeźna-Bentkowska is an all-rounder, with good climbing performances. Over past three years she placed high overall and won stages in stage races such as Tour de Feminin-O cenu Českého Švýcarska and Gracia-Orlová, taking the general classification of the latter in 2014.

She competed at 2008 Summer Olympics, taking 8th place in elite women road race and marking the most successful result in the history of Polish women cycling.

Career highlights include two national road race titles, as well as multiple podium finishes at Poland National Championships. Brzeźna-Bentkowska also has a regular record in UCI World Championships finishes – she placed 10th in 2012, 17th in 2009 and 2013 and 19th in 2011.

Palmarès[edit]

1998
3rd Poland National Championships, Road race
1999
3rd Poland National Championships, Road race
2001
3rd Poland National Championships, Road race
2002
3rd Poland National Championships, Road race
2003
2nd Poland National Championships, Road race
3rd Poland National Championships, Individual time trial
2004
2nd Poland National Championships, Road race
2005
Poland National Road Race Champion
2006
2nd Poland National Championships, Road race
3rd Poland National Championships, Individual time trial
2008
Poland National Road Race Champion
1st Stage 2 Tour Féminin en Limousin
2nd Poland National Championships, Individual time trial
8th Beijing Olympics, Road race
2009
2nd Poland National Championships, Individual time trial
3rd Poland National Championships, Road race
2010
2nd Poland National Championships, Individual time trial
2011
2nd Poland National Championships, Road race
6th Tour de Feminin-O cenu Českého Švýcarska
7th Gracia-Orlová
2012
2nd Poland National Championships, Road race
8th Tour de Bretagne Féminin
10th World Championships, Road race
2013
1st Stage 3 Gracia-Orlová
1st Stage 1 Tour de Feminin-O cenu Českého Švýcarska
2nd Poland National Championships, Road race
3rd Poland National Championships, Individual time trial
2014
1st Gracia-Orlová
1st Stage 1 & 3
2016
9th Durango-Durango Emakumeen Saria[1]
9th Overall Tour de Feminin-O cenu Českého Švýcarska[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guarnier wins Durango-Durango Emakumeen Saria". cyclingnews.com. 12 April 2016. Retrieved 14 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "Tour de Feminin: Race Overview". GreenEDGE-AIS. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 

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