Participants

Linda VILLUMSEN

Linda VILLUMSEN
    Cycling Road
Birth Date:  09 Apr 1985
Place of Birth:  HERNING
Country of birth:  DEN
Age:  33
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  165
Weight (Kg):  58

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
CRD Cycling Road Women's Road Race 12
Women's Individual Time Trial 2 Silver

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Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationRaceRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Individual Time Trial 1
2014 Glasgow, SCO Road Race 5
2010 Delhi, IND Individual Time Trial 2
2010 Delhi, IND Road Race 26

Olympic Games
YearLocationRaceRank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Individual Time Trial 6
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Road Race 23
2012 London, GBR Individual Time Trial 4
2012 London, GBR Road Race 18
2008 Beijing, CHN Road Race 5
2008 Beijing, CHN Individual Time Trial 13

World Championships
YearLocationRaceRank
2017 Bergen, NOR Individual Time Trial 6
2017 Bergen, NOR Road Race 21
2015 Richmond, VA, USA Individual Time Trial 1
2015 Richmond, VA, USA Road Race 22
2014 Ponferrada, ESP Road Race 8
2014 Ponferrada, ESP Individual Time Trial 9
2013 Tuscany, ITA Individual Time Trial 2
2013 Tuscany, ITA Road Race 6
2012 Limburg, NED Individual Time Trial 3
2012 Limburg, NED Road Race 7
2011 Copenhagen, DEN Individual Time Trial 2
2011 Copenhagen, DEN Road Race 111
2010 Geelong, VIC, AUS Individual Time Trial 3
2010 Geelong, VIC, AUS Road Race 19
2009 Mendrisio, SUI Individual Time Trial 3
2009 Mendrisio, SUI Road Race 16
2008 Varese, ITA Individual Time Trial 10
2008 Varese, ITA Road Race 13
2006 Salzburg, AUT Individual Time Trial 14
2006 Salzburg, AUT Road Race 33
2005 Madrid, ESP Individual Time Trial 29
2005 Madrid, ESP Road Race 41
2004 Verona, ITA Road Race 25

Hobbies

Taking basset hound dogs, Rush and Benji, for walks. (teamvirtucycling.com, 6 Mar 2018)


Occupation: Professional cyclist (teamvirtucycling.com, 6 Mar 2018)
Education: Massey University (massey.ac.nz, 12 Aug 2016)
Languages spoken: English, Danish
Coach

PERSONAL: Mark ELLIOTT (nzherald.co.nz, 9 Aug 2016)


Injuries

Did not defend World Time Trial title in 2016, after a disappointing Rio 2016 Olympic campaign. (stuff.co.nz, 9 Sept 2016)


Reason: Older brother, Dennis, started racing track cycling, and the young VILLUMSEN soon tried to keep up. (teamvirtucycling.com, 6 Mar 2018)
Memorable: Rode a different bike than her professional trade team-issued equipment to win 2015 World Individual Time Trial championship. (cyclingnews.com, 24 Sept 2015)
Influence: Long-term partner is retired English cyclist Emma TROTT, the older sister of double Olympic track gold medallist, Laura TROTT (ENG). (dailymail.co.uk, 31 July 2014)
Additional information

NZ SWITCH
Swapped to New Zealand nationality in 2009, cleared to race with a New Zealand licence in 2010. (cyclingnews.com, 30 Dec 2009)


EXPERIENCE
Travelled to New Zealand as a 16-year-old exchange student. (stuff.co.nz, 24 Sep 2015)


RIIS NEIGHBOUR
Born in same hometown as 1996 Tour de France winner, Bjarne RIIS. (stuff.co.nz, 24 Sep 2015)


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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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