Peter Pieters

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Peter Pieters
2015 UEC Track Elite European Championships 48 (cropped).JPG
Peter Pieters in 2015
Personal information
Born (1962-02-02) 2 February 1962 (age 56)
Zwanenburg, the Netherlands
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight82 kg (181 lb)
Sport
SportCycling

Peter Pieters (born 2 February 1962) is a retired Dutch cyclist who was active between 1980 and 1998. On track, he competed at the 1996 Summer Olympics in the individual 4 km putsuit and points race,[1] and won a bronze medal in the points race at the 1991 world championships.[2] On the road, he won the Delta Profronde (1988), Paris–Tours (1988), Profronde van Almelo (1990) and Ronde van de Haarlemmermeer (1996), as well as individual stages of the Olympia's Tour (1983), Vuelta a Burgos (1984), Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen (1984), Vuelta a Murcia (1985), Tour of Belgium (1988) and Tour of Sweden (1992).[2] After retiring from competitions he worked as cycling coach, in particular with the Belgian national team he's successful: in 2017 the Belgium national team is bringing home the highest amount of medals in 50 years.

Pieters's brother Sjaak and daughter Amy are also Olympic cyclists.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Peter Pieters. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ a b Peter Pieters. cyclingarchives.com
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Adri van der Poel
Dutch National Road Race Champion
1987
Succeeded by
Frans Maassen