Team Specialized Designs for Women

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Team Specialized Designs for Women
Team information
UCI code TSW
Registered Switzerland
Founded 2007 (2007)
Disbanded 2008 (2008)
Discipline Road
Status UCI Women's Team
Key personnel
General manager Roger Rueegg
Team manager(s) Roger Rueegg
Team name history
Team Specialized Designs for Women
Specialized Designs for Women

Team Specialized Designs for Women (UCI Code: TSW) was an elite women's professional road bicycle racing team licensed in Switzerland that competed in national events (NE), UCI-rated events (2.HC, 2.1, 2.2, 1.HC, 1.1 and 1.2) and UCI Women's Road World Cup (WC) events. After operating under various names for seven years, it disbanded at the end of the 2008 season.[1]

Major wins[edit]

Schönaich, Emma Pooley
Merdingen, Sarah Grab
Stage 6 U6 Cycle Tour Tidaholm, Catrine Josefsson
Stage 3 Thüringen-Rundfahrt der Frauen, Emma Pooley
Wädenswil Cyclo-cross, Katrin Leumann
Steinmaur Cyclo-cross, Katrin Leumann
Sion Cyclo-cross, Katrin Leumann
Dagmersellen Cyclo-cross, Katrin Leumann
Rounds 1, 2 & 3 Perth Criterium Series, Emma Pooley
Ahrweiler, Tanja Schmidt-Hennes
Trofeo Alfredo Binda-Comune di Cittiglio, Emma Pooley
Köln - Schuld - Frechen, Mirjam Hauser-Senn
Refrath, Tanja Schmidt-Hennes
Diessenhofen, Mirjam Hauser-Senn
Overall Tour de Bretagne, Emma Pooley
Stages 3 & 4a Tour de Bretagne
Hameln - Stadthagen, Tanja Schmidt-Hennes
Rhede, Tanja Schmidt-Hennes
Witten, Tanja Schmidt-Hennes
Nettetal, Tanja Schmidt-Hennes
Stage 4 Tour de l'Ardèche, Emma Pooley
Schaan, Sarah Grab
Kärlich, Tanja Schmidt-Hennes

National champions[edit]

MaillotSuiza.PNG Swiss National Cyclo-cross Championship, Katrin Leumann

2008 team roster[edit]

Ages as of 1 January 2008.[2]

Rider Date of birth
 Daniela Della Torre (SUI) (1986-03-03)March 3, 1986 (aged 21)
 Monika Furrer (SUI) (1985-08-06)August 6, 1985 (aged 22)
 Sarah Grab (SUI) (1979-07-13)July 13, 1979 (aged 28)
 Mirjam Hauser-Senn (SUI) (1980-09-09)September 9, 1980 (aged 27)
 Karina Hegelund (DEN) (1989-06-01)June 1, 1989 (aged 18)
 Tanja Hennes (GER) (1971-06-30)June 30, 1971 (aged 36)
Rider Date of birth
 Andrea Knecht (SUI) (1983-10-20)October 20, 1983 (aged 24)
 Kristen LaSasso (USA) (1975-08-19)August 19, 1975 (aged 32)
 Lee Min-Hye (KOR) (1985-10-11)October 11, 1985 (aged 22)
 Emma Pooley (GBR) (1982-10-03)October 3, 1982 (aged 25)
 Larssyn Rueegg (USA) (1985-05-08)May 8, 1985 (aged 22)


  1. ^ Salmerón, Antonio J. (7 October 2008). "Team Specialized Designs for Women stops". Cycling News. 
  2. ^ "UCI Team Members; 2008 season". UCI. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 

External links[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 Season - UCI Women's Teams".