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Nikki Brammeier (née Harris; born 30 December 1986)[1] is an English racing cyclist from Draycott, Derbyshire. She began cycling at five and has won championships in various disciplines. Brammeier has competed in international events including the UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics and the Commonwealth Games. She won her first UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup in 2015 at Cyclo-cross Namur.[3]

Nikki Brammeier
Nikki Harris Namur 2015.jpg
Brammeier at Cyclo-cross Namur in 2015
Personal information
Full nameNikki Louise Brammeier
Born (1986-12-30) 30 December 1986 (age 32)
 England
 United Kingdom
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Team information
Current teamMUDIIITA-Canyon
DisciplineRoad, Track & Cyclo-cross
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder[1]
Professional team(s)
2006Science in Sport
2007Global Racing Team
2008Wielerteam De Sprinters Malderen
2009Moving Ladies[2]
2009Team Flexpoint
2010AVB Cycling Team
2011-2015Telenet–Fidea
2016-2017Boels–Dolmans
2018-MUDIIITA-Canyon
Harris racing in the 2011 Draai van de Kaai

In November 2017 Brammeier announced that she would be leaving the Boels–Dolmans team at the end of the year in order to focus solely on cyclo-cross.[4] The following month she and her husband Matt Brammeier announced the establishment of the MUDIIITA cyclo-cross project, intended to encourage participation in the sport in the UK, including a professional team known as MUDIIITA-Canyon, which Nikki would be riding for from January 2018.[5]

In June 2019 Brammeier announced her pregnancy and her retirement from cyclo-cross.[6]

PalmarèsEdit

2001
1st   British National Cyclo-cross Championships (Under 16)
1st   British National Mountain Bike Championships (Under 16)
1st   British National Circuit Race Championships (Under 16)
2002
1st   British National Cyclo-cross Championships (Under 16)
1st   British National Mountain Bike Championships (Under 16)
1st   pursuit (2 km), British National Track Championships (Under 16)
1st   500 m TT, British National Track Championships (Under 16)
2003
1st   pursuit (2 km), British National Track Championships (Junior)
1st   points race (15 km), British National Track Championships (Junior)
1st   500 m TT, British National Track Championships (Junior)
3rd British National Cyclo-cross Championships
2004
1st   British National Mountain Bike Championships
2005
1st Straiton, Women's National RR Series
7th scratch race, Los Angeles, UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics
2006
3rd points race, Sydney, UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics
8th points race, Commonwealth Games
13th road race, Commonwealth Games
2007
1st   British National Road Race Championships (Under 23)
4th British National Circuit Race Championships
2010
2nd British National Cyclo-cross Championships
2011
2nd British National Cyclo-cross Championships
2012
1st   British National Mountain Biking Championships
2nd British National Cyclo-cross Championships
2013
1st   British National Cyclo-cross Championships[7]
2014
3rd, Campbell Park, UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup[8]
2015
1st Cyclo-cross Namur
2nd British National Cyclo-cross Championships
2nd Cyclo-cross Zonhoven[9]
2nd Grand Prix de la Région Wallonne[10]
3rd European Cyclo-cross Championships[11]
3rd Cyclo-cross Koppenberg[12]
3rd Cyclo-cross Gavere[13]
3rd Niel Jaarmarkt Cyclo-cross[14]
3rd Vlaamse Druivenveldrit Overijse[15]
4th UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships[16]
2016
1st   British National Cyclo-cross Championships
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Energiewacht Tour (together with Ellen van Dijk, Romy Kasper, Amalie Dideriksen, Christine Majerus)
2017
1st   British National Cyclo-cross Championships
3rd Cyclo-cross Zonhoven[17]
3rd Grote Prijs van Brabant[18]
2019
1st   British National Cyclo-cross Championships
3rd Grand Prix Sven Nys[19]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Nikki Brammeier". Boels–Dolmans. Retrieved 26 September 2016.
  2. ^ Dymond, Joolze (4 February 2009). "Talking to Nikki Harris". British Cycling. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
  3. ^ Decaluwé, Brecht (20 December 2015). "Harris claims maiden World Cup win in Namur". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 24 December 2015.
  4. ^ "Nikki Brammeier returns to cyclo-cross in 2018". cyclingnews.com. 11 November 2017. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Nikki and Matt Brammeier announce new MUDIIITA cyclo-cross project". cyclingnews.com. 20 December 2017. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  6. ^ Zwangere Nikki Brammeier (32) hangt fiets aan de haak ‹See Tfd›(in Dutch)
  7. ^ "Nikki Harris and Ian Field win British cyclo-cross titles | Latest News". Cycling Weekly. 2010-11-17. Retrieved 2013-01-13.
  8. ^ Hope, Nick (29 November 2014). "Cyclo-cross World Cup: Britain's Nikki Harris wins bronze". bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2 December 2014.
  9. ^ Decaluwé, Brecht (25 October 2015). "Cant wins in Zonhoven". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 8 November 2015.
  10. ^ Decaluwé, Brecht (13 December 2015). "Wyman wins Spa-Francorchamps". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 13 December 2015.
  11. ^ Decaluwé, Brecht (7 November 2015). "Cant wins women's European cyclo-cross title". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 8 November 2015.
  12. ^ Decaluwé, Brecht (1 November 2015). "Verschueren wins Koppenbergcross in Oudenaarde". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 14 November 2015.
  13. ^ Decaluwé, Brecht (15 November 2015). "Cant takes fourth straight Superprestige victory in Gavere". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 20 November 2015.
  14. ^ "Cant beats Verschueren at Jaarmarktcross Niel". cyclingnews.com. 11 November 2015. Retrieved 14 November 2015.
  15. ^ "Verschueren solos to Overijse Vlaamse Druivencross win". cyclingnews.com. 6 December 2015. Retrieved 11 December 2015.
  16. ^ Decaluwé, Brecht (31 January 2015). "Ferrand-Prevot beats Cant to World Championship title". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
  17. ^ Ostanek, Daniel (15 October 2017). "Kaptheijns dominates the Zonhoven pit". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 20 October 2017.
  18. ^ "Kaptheijns continues winning streak in GP Brabant". cyclingnews.com. 28 October 2017. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  19. ^ "Neff wins GP Sven Nys". cyclingnews.com. 1 January 2019. Retrieved 2 January 2019.

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