Clara Sanchez (cyclist)

Clara Henriette (née Sanchez, born 20 September 1983 in Martigues) was a French professional track cyclist and is now the coach of the French national sprint squad. She won the Keirin World Championship on two occasions, 2004 and 2005.

Clara Henriette (née Sanchez)
Clara Sanchez (à Lyon).jpg
Personal information
Full nameClara Henriette (née Sanchez)
Born (1983-09-20) 20 September 1983 (age 37)
Martigues, France
Team information
Rider typeSprint
Major wins
Keirin world champion (2004, 2005)

She competed for France at the 2008 Summer Olympics and the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1]


National Track Championships
2nd, 500 m
World Championships, Copenhagen
2nd, Keirin
National Track Championships
1st, 500 m
National Track Championships
1st, 500 m
World Championships, Melbourne
1st, Keirin
2004 World Cup
2nd, Team Sprint, Moscow
2nd, Team Sprint, Manchester
3rd, 500 m, Sydney
World Championships, Los Angeles
1st, Keirin
2005–2006 World Cup
1st, Keirin, Manchester
National Track Championships
1st, 500 m
2005–2006 World Cup
2nd, Sprint, Los Angeles
1st, Keirin, Los Angeles
World Championships, Bordeaux
2nd, Keirin
2006–2007 World Cup
3rd, Sprint, Sydney
3rd, Team Sprint, Sydney
2006–2007 World Cup
2nd, Sprint, Los Angeles
3rd, 500 m, Aigle
1st, Keirin, Aigle
2007–2008 World Cup
3rd, Sprint Beijing
2nd, Team Sprint, Beijing
1st Sprint, Grand Prix de Vitesse de Saint Denis
2nd Sprint, Fenioux France Trophy
2007–2008 World Cup
3rd, Team Sprint, Copenhagen
1st Keirin, Revolution – Round 2, Glasgow


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Clara Sánchez". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 3 December 2016.

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