Participants

Michelle VORSTER

Michelle VORSTER
    Cycling Road
Birth Date:  12 Sep 1978
Place of Birth:  WINDHOEK
Country of birth:  NAM
Age:  39
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  167
Weight (Kg):  58

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
CRD Cycling Road Women's Road Race 21

Michelle VORSTER - Schedule


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Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's Cross Country 26 1 Lap Behind

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Nove Mesto na Morave, CZE Women's Cross Country 49 -
2017 Cairns, AUS Women's Cross Country 45 1 Lap Behind

Languages spoken: English, Oshiwambo languages
Coach: PERSONAL: Deon CARSTENS (RSA) (Republikein.com.na, 23/11/2016)
Other sports: Triathlon (Namibiansun.com, 22/05/2017)
Reason: She moved to Namibia in 2013 and some friends in Windhoek invited Michelle to join them on a mountain bike ride. "It seemed like everyone was riding mountain bikes and I also wanted to try it out." (namibiansun.com, 22 May 2017)
Ambition: To receive a medal at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. (namibiansun.com, 22 May 2017)
Additional information

FAMILY AND CAREER
Michelle has three children with husband Johan VORSTER, who is her mountain bike manager. (namibiansun.com, 22 May 2017; republikein.com.na, 23 Nov 2016)


COMMITMENT TO TRAINING
"Generally my riding hours are between 12 and 16 hours a week, plus I go to the gym three times a week. Then there are technical training sessions during certain parts of the season and of course a strict eating plan which I need to follow." (nambibiansun.com, 27 Oct 2017)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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