Leire Olaberria

Leire Olaberria Dorronsoro (pronounced [ˈleiɾe]); born 17 February 1977 in Ikaztegieta, Gipuzkoa[1] is a Spanish Basque racing cyclist. She won the Bronze medal in the Women's points race at the 2008 Summer Olympics, finishing behind Marianne Vos (Netherlands) and Yoanka González (Cuba).[2][3]

Leire Olaberria
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Personal information
Full nameLeire Olaberria Dorronsoro
Born (1977-02-17) 17 February 1977 (age 44)
Ikaztegieta, Spain
Height1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
Team information
Current teamfullgas.org
Individual pursuit start (Mallorca, 2010)

Major resultsEdit

International Belgian Open
1st Omnium
1st Scratch Race
2nd Scratch Race – Round 1, Manchester
3rd Points Race – Round 1, Manchester
Prova Internacional de Anadia
1st Omnium
2nd Scratch Race
2nd Omnium, Revolution – Round 5, London
2nd Scratch Race, Fenioux Trophy Piste
3rd Omnium, Fenioux Piste International
2nd Scratch Race – Round 3, Manchester
3rd Points Race – Round 5, London
3rd Points Race – Round 6, Manchester
3rd Scratch Race – Round 1, Derby
2nd Scratch Race, Grand Prix of Poland
Irish International Track GP
3rd Individual Pursuit
3rd Omnium
3rd Points Race, TROFEU CIUTAT DE BARCELONA-Memorial Miquel Poblet

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Leire Olaverria". Beijing Olympics. Yahoo Sports. Retrieved 18 August 2008.
  2. ^ "Vos takes women points track cycling gold". The Times of India. 18 August 2008. Archived from the original on 1 April 2019. Retrieved 18 August 2008.
  3. ^ "Basque rider Leire Olaberria wins bronze in women's points race". Euskal Telebista. 18 August 2008. Retrieved 18 August 2008.