Marion Clignet

Marion Clignet (born 21 February 1964) is a French former track cyclist. Clignet was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 22 and was shunned by the United States Cycling Federation,[1] and she subsequently raced for France since 1991. She rode at three Olympic Games for France.[2]

Marion Clignet
Personal information
Full nameMarion Clignet
Born (1964-02-21) 21 February 1964 (age 57)
Hyde Park, Chicago, United States
Team information
DisciplineTrack, road
RoleRider
Rider typePursuit, time-trialist
Medal record
Representing  France
Women's Road bicycle racing
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1991 Stuttgart Team time trial
Women's Track cycling
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta Individual pursuit
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney Individual pursuit
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1994 Palermo Individual pursuit
Gold medal – first place 1996 Manchester Individual pursuit
Gold medal – first place 1999 Berlin Individual pursuit
Gold medal – first place 1999 Berlin Points race
Gold medal – first place 2000 Manchester Points race
Silver medal – second place 1993 Hamar Individual pursuit
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Stuttgart Individual pursuit

PalmarèsEdit

1990
  United States National Road Championships
  Road race

After 1990, Clignet competed in the French national championships

1991
National Track Championships
  Individual pursuit
National Road Championships
  Road race
Road World Championships
  Team time trial (with Nathalie Gendron, Catherine Marsal and Cécile Odin)
Track Cycling World Championships, Stuttgart
  Individual pursuit
1992
National Track Championships
  Individual pursuit
National Road Championships
  Road race
1993
National Road Championships
  Road race
2nd, Overall, Grande Boucle Féminine Internationale
Track Cycling World Championships, Hamar
  Individual pursuit
1994
1st, Chrono des Herbiers
Track Cycling World Championships, Palermo
  Individual pursuit
1995
National Track Championships
  Individual pursuit
1996
National Track Championships
  Individual pursuit
National Road Championships
  Individual time trial
Track Cycling World Championships, Manchester
  Individual pursuit
1st, Overall, Tour du Finistère
1st, Prologue
1st, Stage 1
1st, Stage 2
1st, Stage 3
1st, Stage 4
1st, Stage 5
Olympic Games, Atlanta
  Individual pursuit
5th, Road race
1999
National Track Championships
  Individual pursuit
  Points race
Track Cycling World Championships, Berlin
  Individual pursuit
  Points race
Track Cycling World Cup
1st, Individual pursuit, Cali
1st, Points race, Cali
2000
National Track Championships
  Individual pursuit
  Points race
National Road Championships
  Individual time trial
Track Cycling World Championships, Manchester
  Points race
Olympic Games, Sydney
  Individual pursuit
1st, Route Féminine Du Vignoble Nantais
2003
National Track Championships
  Individual pursuit
Track Cycling World Cup
2nd, Points race, Sydney

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Raia, James (14 June 2007). "Marion Clignet: The Life & Times Of An Epileptic Cycling Champion". Archived from the original on 8 July 2011. Retrieved 5 February 2011.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Marion Clignet Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 3 August 2016.

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