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Amy Pieters (born 1 June 1991) is a Dutch professional racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Women's Team Boels–Dolmans.[3] She was a member of the Dutch team that finished sixth at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the team pursuit (together with Ellen van Dijk, Kirsten Wild and Vera Koedooder).[4] In September 2015 it was announced that Pieters would join Wiggle High5 for the 2016 season, after spending five years with Team Liv–Plantur.[5]

Amy Pieters
2017 UEC Track Elite European Championships 354.jpg
Pieters winning bronze at the 2017 UEC European Track Championships
Personal information
Born (1991-06-01) 1 June 1991 (age 28)
Haarlem, Netherlands
Height1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)[1]
Weight58 kg (128 lb)[1]
Team information
Current teamBoels–Dolmans
Discipline
  • Road
  • Track
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder[1]
Professional team(s)
2010Merida[2]
2011–2015Skil Koga[2]
2016Wiggle High5
2017–Boels–Dolmans
Major wins
One day races & Classics
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (2014)
Ronde van Drenthe (2018)

Pieters is the daughter of former professional Peter Pieters, the niece of Sjaak Pieters and the sister of Roy Pieters.[2]

Contents

Major resultsEdit

RoadEdit

2006
National Novices Road Championships
1st   Time Trial
2nd Road Race
2007
National Novices Road Championships
1st   Road Race
2nd Time Trial
2008
National Juniors Road Championships
2nd Road Race
2nd Time Trial
4th World Juniors Road Cycling Championships
2009
2nd National Juniors Time Trial Championships
3rd Overall Omloop van Borsele
2010
1st Draai rond de Kraai
2nd Twee Bruggenronde van Zaandam
3rd Ronde van Barendrecht
2011
1st Twee Bruggenronde van Zaandam
1st Berkelse Wielerdag
1st Ronde van Zwanenburg
2nd Molenomloop van de Schermer
2nd Afwachtingswedstrijd Olympia's Tour
2nd Van Gogh Ronde van Nuenen
3rd Draai rond de Kraai
3rd Noordwijk Classic
3rd Profronde van Oostvoorne
2012
1st Afwachtingswedstrijd Olympia's Tour
1st Wielerronde van Lekkerkerk
2nd Regio Kampioenschap West
2nd Noordwijk Classic
3rd Overall RaboSter Zeeuwsche Eilanden
6th European Road Championships
2013
1st Regio Kampioenschap West
1st Noordwijk Classic
1st Profronde Stiphout
2nd Omloop der Kempen
2nd Acht van Chaam
2nd Profronde van Surhuisterveen
3rd Tour of Chongming Island World Cup
3rd Wielerronde van Obdam
2014
1st Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
2nd Overall Ladies Tour of Qatar
1st   Youth classification
1st stage 2
2nd Open de Suède Vårgårda
2015
2nd Ronde van Drenthe
2016
1st Stage 2 The Women's Tour
2017
1st   Combativity classification, Prologue, Holland Ladies Tour
2018
1st   Overall Healthy Ageing Tour
Stage 2
1st Ronde van Drenthe

TrackEdit

2006
1st   Dutch National Novices Championships Omnium
2007
National Juniors Championships
1st   500m time trial
1st   Individual pursuit
1st   Keirin
1st   Points race
2nd Scratch Race
2008
National Juniors Championships
1st   500m time trial
1st   Individual pursuit
1st   Keirin
1st   Points race
1st   Scratch race
  European Juniors Championships (Points race)
3rd Omloop van Borsele
3rd Six Days of Amsterdam
2009
2nd UCI World Cup Classics (Team pursuit) (with Vera Koedooder & Ellen van Dijk)
3rd National Championships (Individual pursuit)
4th UCI World Championships team pursuit (with Vera Koedooder & Ellen van Dijk)
2010
National Championships
1st   Madison (with Roxane Knetemann)
2nd Points race)
5th UCI World Championships Team pursuit (with Vera Koedooder & Ellen van Dijk)
9th UEC European Championships Team pursuit (with Ellen van Dijk & Laura van der Kamp)
2011
1st UCI World Cup Classics Team pursuit (Astana) (with Kirsten Wild & Ellen van Dijk)
National Championships
2nd Points race
2nd Madison (with Kelly Markus)
Individual pursuit
2012
  European Under-23 Championships (individual pursuit)
National Championships
2nd Individual pursuit
2nd Omnium
3rd Madison (with Kelly Markus)
3rd Scratch race
6th Olympic Games Team pursuit (with Ellen van Dijk & Kirsten Wild)
2014
2nd Points Race, Revolution – Round 3, Manchester
2015
1st   National Championships (Scratch race)
2017
1st   National Championships (Individual pursuit)
1st Madison, Zesdaagse Vlaanderen-Gent (with Kirsten Wild)
3rd Madison, UEC European Championships (with Kirsten Wild)
2018
National Championships
1st   Individual Pursuit
2nd Points Race
 
Amy Pieters (left) together with Ellen van Dijk (right) and Kirsten Wild (centre) at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

National record, team pursuitEdit

After the introduction of the women’s 3000m team pursuit at the 2007–08 track cycling season, Pieters was five times part of the team pursuit squad when they established a new Dutch national record. She is not the record holder anymore.

Time Speed
(km/h)
Cyclists Event Location of race Date Ref
3:31.045 51.250 Ellen van Dijk
Amy Pieters
Vera Koedooder
2008–09 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics – Round 5 (Qualification)   Copenhagen 15 February 2009 [6]
3:29.730 51.494 Ellen van Dijk
Amy Pieters
Vera Koedooder
2008–09 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics – Round 5 (Gold medal race)   Copenhagen 15 February 2009 [7]
3:29.379 51.581 Ellen van Dijk
Amy Pieters
Vera Koedooder
2009 UCI Track Cycling World Championships (Bronze medal race)   Pruszków 26 March 2009 [8]
3:25.156 52.642 Ellen van Dijk
Amy Pieters
Vera Koedooder
2010 UCI Track Cycling World Championships (Qualifying)   Ballerup 25 March 2010 [9]
3:21.550 53.584 Ellen van Dijk
Kirsten Wild
Amy Pieters
2011–12 UCI Track Cycling World Cup – Round 1 (Gold medal race)   Astana 4 November 2011 [10]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Amy Pieters". Team Liv-Plantur. Retrieved 13 August 2015.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b c Amy Pieters at Cycling Archives
  3. ^ Ostanek, Daniel (3 December 2018). "Boels-Dolmans finalise roster with MTB champion Annika Langvad". Cyclist. Dennis Publishing Limited. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Amy Pieters – Events and results". london2012.com. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  5. ^ "Amy Pieters joins Wiggle Honda". cyclingnews.com. 14 September 2015. Retrieved 14 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Qualifying". Tissottiming.com. 15 February 2009. Retrieved 16 June 2013.
  7. ^ "Finals". Tissottiming.com. 15 February 2009. Retrieved 16 June 2013.
  8. ^ "Results and Final Classification". Tissottiming.com. 26 March 2009. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
  9. ^ "Qualifying Results". Tissottiming.com. 25 March 2010. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
  10. ^ "Finals". Tissottiming.com. 4 November 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2013.

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