Catherine Marsal

Catherine Marsal (born 20 January 1971) is a French former racing cyclist. She has been World Champion four times and raced professionally around the world. At the age of 17 she was selected for the French Olympic Team for the first time. Since then, she represented her native country at four Summer Olympics: 1988, 1992, 1996, and 2000.[1]

Catherine Marsal
Personal information
Full nameCatherine Marsal
Born (1971-01-20) 20 January 1971 (age 51)
Metz, France
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight53 kg (117 lb)
Team information
Current teamCiclotel
DisciplineRoad
Role
Professional teams
1994SLV–Winora
1998Mimosa
1999–2000Edil Savino
2001Intersport
2002Saturn
2003Team Rona Esker
2004Nobili Rubinetterie–Guerciotti
Managerial teams
2005Team SATS Cycling
2006Nobili Rubinetterie–Menikini Cogeas
2010–2014Maersk Fitness–Previa Sundhed
2015–2019Danish Cycling
2019Bigla Pro Cycling
2020–Ciclotel
Major wins
UCI Individual Road Race (1990)
Giro d'Italia Femminile (1990)

Marsal retired from cycling in 2005 when she was recruited by Team SATS Cycling to become sports director for the Danish team. The team became number one on the UCI ranking. In April 2015 Marsal was hired by the Danish Cycling Union to be the national coach of the Danish female cycling team.

Marsal currently works as a directeur sportif for UCI Women's Continental Team Ciclotel.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Marsal is married and lives in Copenhagen. She gave birth to a son in 2013.

PalmaresEdit

1987
1st   Road Race, UCI Junior Road World Championships
2nd Individual pursuit, UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships
1988
1st   Individual pursuit, UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships
1st   Overall Tour de Bretagne
3rd Points race, National Track Championships
10th Olympic Games Time Trial
1989
1st   Overall Tour de Bretagne
UCI Road World Championships
2nd Road Race
3rd Team Time Trial
2nd Individual pursuit, National Track Championships
1990
1st   Road Race, UCI Road World Championships
1st   Road Race, National Road Championships
1st   Overall Giro d'Italia Femminile
1st   Overall Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin
1st   Overall Tour of Norway
1st Stage 7
4th Tour de Okinawa
1991
1st   Team Time Trial, UCI Road World Championships
2nd Overall Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin
1992
2nd Team Time Trial, UCI Road World Championships
2nd Coppa delle Nazioni
1993
2nd Road Race, National Road Championships
1994
1st   Overall Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin
1st Stage 8
1st Calan Road Race
2nd Overall Tour de Bretagne
2nd Overall Tour du Finistère
1st Prologue, Stages 1 & 4
1995
Hour record 47.112 kilometres (29.274 mi)
1st Stage 8 Grande Boucle Féminine Internationale
2nd Road Race, UCI Road World Championships
National Road Championships
2nd Road Race
2nd Time Trial
National Track Championships
2nd Individual pursuit
2nd Points race
1996
1st   Road Race, National Road Championships
National Track Championships
3rd Individual pursuit
3rd Points race
3rd Overall Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin
10th Road Race, UCI Road World Championships
1997
National Road Championships
1st   Time Trial
3rd Road Race
National Track Championships
1st   Individual pursuit
1st   Points race
2nd Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen
3rd Road Race, UCI Road World Championships
1998
2nd Trophée International de Saint-Amand-Mont-Rond
3rd Overall Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin
3rd La Flèche Wallonne
1999
1st   Points Race, National Track Championships
2nd Time Trial, National Road Championships
3rd Ronde van Drenthe
2000
2nd Road Race, National Road Championships
2nd Boucles Nontronnaises
2001
3rd Road Race, National Road Championships
2002
1st Stage 1 Vuelta Castilla y Leon
1st Stage 3 Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin
2004
3rd GP des Nations

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Catherine Marsal Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 10 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Ciclotel". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 22 January 2020. Retrieved 22 January 2020.

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