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Karin Thürig (born 4 July 1972 in Rothenburg) is a Swiss professional racing cyclist and triathlete. She is the winner of the 2004 and 2005 UCI Road World Championships – Women's time trial. In 2011, she took second at the Ironman 70.3 World Championship.

Karin Thürig
Karin Thürig 2008.jpg
Personal information
Full nameKarin Thürig
Born (1972-07-04) 4 July 1972 (age 47)
Switzerland
Team information
DisciplineRoad, track, triathlon
RoleRider
Rider typeTime trialist
Professional team(s)
2005–2008Univega/Raleigh/Cervélo-Lifeforce

PalmarèsEdit

CyclingEdit

2001
2nd, Individual time trial, National Road Championships
2002
3rd, Individual time trial, World Road Championships
1st, Individual time trial, National Road Championships
2003
2003 Track World Cup
1st, Pursuit, Cape Town
2004
2004 Track World Cup
1st, Pursuit, Moscow
2nd, Pursuit, Sydney
1st, Individual time trial, National Road Championships
1st, Stage 1, Thüringen-Rundfahrt der Frauen
3rd, Individual time trial, Olympic Games, Athens
1st Chrono Champenois-Trophée Européen
1st, Individual time trial, World Road Championships
2005
2004–2005 Track World Cup
3rd, Pursuit, Manchester
3rd, Pursuit, Track World Championships, Los Angeles
1st, Souvenir Magali Pache
Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin
1st, Stage 5
1st, Stage 8
1st, Individual time trial, National Road Championships
1st, Individual time trial, World Road Championships
2006
1st, Individual time trial, National Road Championships
1st, L'Heure D'Or Féminine / The Ladies Golden Hour (with Nicole Cooke, Priska Doppmann, Christiane Soeder and Joanne Kiesanowski)
1st, Chrono Champenois-Trophée Européen
2nd, Individual time trial, World Road Championships
2007
3rd, Souvenir Magali Pache
Grande Boucle Féminine Internationale
1st, Stage 1
2nd, Stage 3b
1st, Individual time trial, National Road Championships
2nd, Open de Suède Vargarda
1st, Memorial Davide Fardelli - Cronometro Individuale
1st, 2007 Chrono Champenois – Trophée Européen
2007–2008 Track World Cup
3rd, Pursuit, Sydney
2008
3rd, Individual Time Trial, Olympic Games, Beijing
1st, 2008 Chrono Champenois – Trophée Européen

MultisportEdit

Triathlon
1st, Ironman France 2002
1st, Ironman Zürich 2005
1st, Ironman Lanzarote 2006
1st, Ironman 70.3 Monaco 2006
2nd, Ironman 70.3 Switzerland 2007
1st, Ironman Zürich 2010
1st, Ironman 70.3 Austria 2011
1st, Ironman 70.3 European Championship 2011
2nd, Ironman 70.3 World Championship 2011
Duathlon
World champion, long distance: 2001, 2002
Swiss champion: 2001, 2002, 2003
Overall World Cup champion: 2001, 2002

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