Hanka Kupfernagel

Hanka Kupfernagel has achieved pretty much everything that can be achieved on a bike. She began her professional cycling career in 1985 and was on the podium right from the start in the most deverse disziplines of road, time trial, cyclocross, mountainbike and track cycling. Her largest achievements of 5x World Champion, 3 x Eurpean Champion, 35x German Champion, 2nd place at the Sydney Olympics in various disziplines make her the most versatile and successful female cyclist of all times.

Major achievements:

Olympic Games
Silver in Sydney 2000 at the road race
Road World Championships
Gold in Stuttgart 2008 in the individual time trial 30 km
2 x bronze in Valkenburg in 1998 in the time trial and road individuals
Cyclocross World Championships
4 x gold in 2000, 2001, 2005, 2008
4 x silver in 2000, 2003, 2006, 2009
European Road Cycling Championships
1 x gold in the year of 1996
Major stage races
3 x stage wins at the Tour de France in 1997 feminine
32 x winner of international stage races
German Championships
35 times in the years 1993-2013
Awards
6 x Germany's "Cyclist of the year" in 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2007

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