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Susanne Ljungskog (born 16 March 1976 in Halmstad) is a Swedish cyclist. A four-time Olympian (1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008), she won the world road race championship in 2002 and 2003. The same years, she was UCI points champion. She has also won two World Cup races.

Susanne Ljungskog
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Ljungskog on the podium at the 2005 Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen
Personal information
Full nameSusanne Ljungskog
Born (1976-03-16) 16 March 1976 (age 43)
Halmstad, Sweden
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight57 kg (126 lb)
Team information
Current teamMenikini-Selle Italia
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder
Professional team(s)
1999The Greenery Grisley
2000Farm Frites – Hartol
2001–2002Vlaanden – T Interim
2003Bik – Powerplate
2004Team S.A.T.S.
2005–2007Team Flexpoint
2008Menikini-Selle Italia
Major wins
Stage races
Giro della Toscana (2002, 2003, 2005)
Holland Ladies Tour (2003, 2006)
Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin (2007, 2008)
Emakumeen Bira (2007)

One day races & Classics

World Road Race Champion (2002, 2003)
National Road Race Champion (1994, 1996–1998, 2004–2006)
National Time Trial Champion (2006)
Primavera Rosa (2001)
Open de Suède Vårgårda (2006)

Ljungskog received the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal in 2002.

Career highlightsEdit

1994
1st   National Road Race Championships
2nd Drei Tagen von Pattensen
3rd Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen
3rd GP Scandinavia Time Trial
3rd Tjejtrampet – 3rd place
1996
National Road Championships
1st   Road Race
2nd Time Trial
1997
National Road Championships
1st   Road Race
3rd Time Trial
4th European U23 Road Race Championships
1998
National Road Championships
1st   Road Race
2nd Time Trial
European U23 Road Championships
1st   Road Race
1st Tjejtrampet
2nd Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen
1st Stage 1
2nd Overall Eurosport Tour of Poland
2 stage wins
5th Overall Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin
1st Stage 1
1999
3rd Overall Holland Ladies Tour
2000
2nd Luba Classic
3rd Overall Holland Ladies Tour
3rd Overall Vuelta International a Majorca
1st Stage 1
5th Tjejtrampet
2001
1st GP Suisse Féminin
1st Primavera Rosa
2nd Montréal
3rd Overall Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin
6th Overall
1st Stage 1 Grande Boucle
2002
1st   UCI Road World Championships Road Race
1st   Overall Giro della Toscana
3 stage wins
1st UCI Road World Cup Points Championship
2nd Overall Grande Boucle
1st Stage 1
2nd Overall Trophée Féminin Méditerranéen
1st Stage 1
3rd Overall Tour de Snowy
3rd GP de Plouay (World Cup)
4th Overall Emakumeen Bira
1st   Points classification
1st Stage 1
2003
1st   UCI Road World Championships Road Race
1st   Overall Giro della Toscana
1st   Overall Holland Ladies Tour
1st UCI Road World Cup Points Championship
2nd Overall
1st Stage 1 Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen
2nd Overall Giro del Trentino
3rd Overall Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin
1st Stage 1
3rd Overall Vuelta a Castilla-Leon
3rd Rotterdam Tour
2004
1st   National Road Race Championships
1st Stage 1 Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen
5th Overall Giro del Trentino
9th Overall Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin
1st Stage 1
2005
1st   National Road Race Championships
1st   Overall Giro della Toscana
1st Stage 1
1st Castilla y Leon
2nd Overall Holland Ladies Tour
2 stage wins
2nd Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen
2nd Overall Gracia-Orlová
1st Stage 1
2nd Overall Geelong Tour
2nd UCI Road World Cup Points Championship
2nd GP Wales
2nd Ronde van Vlaaneren
6th Overall Emakumeen Bira
1st Stage 1
2006
National Road Championships
1st   Road Race
1st   Time Trial
1st   Overall Holland Ladies Tour
1st Open de Suède Vårgårda
2nd Overall Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin
3rd Overall Giro d'Italia Femminile
2007
1st   Overall Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin
1st   Overall Emakumeen Bira
1st Stage 1
2008
1st   Overall Tour de l'Aude Cycliste Féminin
1st Stage 4

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