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Mirjam Melchers

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Current team  Retired
Name  Mirjam Melchers
Discipline  Road
Role  Cyclist

Rider type  Allround
Height  1.75 m
1998–2002  Rabobank
Weight  59 kg
Mirjam Melchers 2009 Team Flexpoint roster complete Cyclingnewscom
Full name  Maria Wilhelmina Johanna Melchers-Van Poppel
Born  September 26, 1975 (age 40) Arnhem, the Netherlands (1975-09-26)
2001–2001  Acca Due O-Lorena Camicie

Mirjam melchers bereidt zich voor op olympische spelen


Maria Wilhelmina Johanna "Mirjam" Melchers-Van Poppel (born September 26, 1975 in Arnhem, Gelderland) is a female former racing cyclist from the Netherlands, married to former sprinter Jean-Paul van Poppel. She was one of the leading cyclists in the world, having held the UCI number one ranking as well as winning highly rated races. She was a one-day specialist but has managed smaller stage races.

Mirjam Melchers Canadian Cyclist Mirjam Melchers completes Cervlo

In 2003, she won the GP Feminas Castilla y Leon round of the World Cup and finished third overall in the series behind Nicole Cooke and German sprinter Regina Schleicher. Melchers also finished first in the Damesronde van Drenthe and the Emakumeen Bira, before bringing her season to a close with a silver medal at the world championship road race in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Mirjam Melchers Mirjam Melchers aan leiding na ploegentijdrit BHZNet

On September 7, 2006 Melchers crashed during the third stage of the Euregio Tour. She broke her pelvis, a hip and her jaw.

Mirjam Melchers Drie keer feest voor Van Poppels ADnl

Mirjam Melchers Mirjam Melchers aan leiding na ploegentijdrit BHZNet

References

Mirjam Melchers Wikipedia


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