Simon van Velthooven
Simon van Velthooven (2016)
|Full name||Simon Paul van Velthooven|
8 December 1988 |
Palmerston North, New Zealand
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||203 lb (92 kg)|
|Current team||New Zealand Team|
|2009-Present||Japanese Keirin Rider 2010-Present|
|World, Commonwealth, Olympic Medalist|
At the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships he won the bronze medal in the men's 1 kilometre time trial. He also won a bronze medal in the Men's Keirin at the 2012 Summer Olympics jointly with Teun Mulder after the race officials were unable to separate the two in a photo finish for third place.
- Simon van Velthooven. Sport-reference.com
- "Van Velthooven adds another bronze for NZ". stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 6 April 2012.
- "Men's Keirin". london2012.com. Retrieved 7 August 2012.
- "Olympics: Van Velthooven wins bronze for New Zealand". New Zealand Herald. 7 August 2012.
- Simon van Velthooven profile at Cycling Archives
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