Sandie Clair (born Toulon, France, 1 April 1988) is a French professional racing cyclist. She won her first title in 2005 in the national junior sprint championship. It qualified her for the European junior championship in Fiorenzuola, where she won the sprint and rode the keirin and 500m time-trial. A month later she came third in the junior world 500m championship.

Sandie Clair
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Sandie Clair (2017)
Personal information
Full nameSandie Clair
Born (1988-04-01) 1 April 1988 (age 31)
Toulon, France
Team information
DisciplineTrack
RoleRider
Rider typeSprinter

She won two medals at the world junior championship in 2006, then at Ghent won the world championship 500m and came third in the sprint. She rode World Cup meetings throughout 2007 and 2008 and won the team sprint with Clara Sanchez at Cali in 2008.

She came third in the 500m world championship at Manchester in 2008. From 2007 to 2010, she won eight titles at éspoir level in the European championships, including three in the team sprint with Virginie Cueff.

In 2010, she won four medals, including three at the European éspoir championship in St Petersburg. In November she won the sprint and team sprint championships at the élite European championship in Pruszków, riding the team sprint with Sanchez.

She represented France at the 2012 Summer Olympics (in the women's team sprint) and the 2016 Summer Olympics (in the women's sprint and the team sprint.)[1][2]

PalmarèsEdit

2005
1st Sprint, French National Track Championships, Juniors
3rd European Championship, Track, Sprint, Juniors (F), Fiorenzuola
3rd 500 m, UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Juniors
2006
2nd 500 m, European Track Championships, Juniors, Athens
3rd Keirin, European Track Championships, Juniors, Athens
1st 500 m, UCI B Track Cycling World Championships, Juniors, Ghent
3rd Sprint, UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Juniors, Ghent
3rd Moscow, Team Sprint (RUS)
2007
1st 500 m, European Track Championships, U23, Cottbus (GER)
3rd Sydney, Team Sprint (AUS)
2nd Beijing, Team Sprint (CHN)
2008
2nd Los Angeles, Team Sprint (USA)
UEC European U23 Track Championships
1st   500m Time Trial
1st   Team Sprint (with Virginie Cueff)
2nd   Keirin
2009
3rd 500m, 2009–2010 Track World Cup
UEC European U23 Track Championships
1st   500m Time Trial
1st   Team Sprint (with Virginie Cueff)
2010
UEC European U23 Track Championships
1st   Keirin
1st   500m Time Trial
1st   Team Sprint (with Virginie Cueff)
3rd   Sprint
2014
Fenioux Piste International
1st Sprint[3]
1st Team sprint (with Virginie Cueff)[4]
2nd Keirin[5]
Fenioux Trophy Piste
1st Sprint
1st 500m Time Trial
GP von Deutschland im Sprint
2nd Team Sprint (with Virginie Cueff)
3rd Sprint
South East Asian GP Track (1)
3rd Keirin
3rd Sprint
3rd Sprint, South East Asian GP Track (2)
South East Asian GP Track (3)
3rd Keirin
3rd Sprint
Grand Prix de Vitesse de Saint-Denis
3rd Keirin
3rd Sprint
3rd Team Sprint, Open des Nations sur Piste de Roubaix (with Virginie Cueff)
2015
Grand Prix de Vitesse de Saint-Denis
1st Keirin
2nd Sprint
2nd Keirin, Revolution - Round 1, Derby
2nd Keirin, Trofeu CAR Anadia Portugal
2016
2nd Sprint, Fenioux Piste International
2017
Fenioux Piste International
1st Keirin
2nd Sprint

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sandie Clair Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  2. ^ Rédaction. "Le sprint français derrière François Pervis". L'ÉQUIPE (in French). Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Fenioux Piste International: Vélodrome de Costebelle - Hyères - Côte d'Azur: Vitesse Dames Elite" (PDF). Fédération Française de Cyclisme. 11 July 2014. Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Fenioux Piste International: Vélodrome de Costebelle - Hyères - Côte d'Azur: Vitesse par Equipes Dames" (PDF). Fédération Française de Cyclisme. 10 July 2014. Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Fenioux Piste International: Vélodrome de Costebelle - Hyères - Côte d'Azur: Keirin Dames Elite" (PDF). Fédération Française de Cyclisme. 10 July 2014. Retrieved 17 October 2014.

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