Ellen van Dijk

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Birthday
11, 1987
Birthplace
Netherlands
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
11, 1987 (age 31)
Birthplace
Netherlands

About

Dutch road racing cyclist who became a multiple-time Road Cycling World Champion. She was a full-time track cyclist until 2012, having won her first and only UCI Track Cycling World Championship in 2008.

Before Fame

She grew up in Harmelen, Utrecht participating a variety of sports, including gymnastics and volleyball.

Trivia

She was originally a speed skater and used cycling as a means of physical conditioning. She gravitated strongly towards cycling and quit speed skating entirely in 2007.

Family Life

She has two older brothers. Her parents' names are Nico and Anneke.

Associated With

She and Germany's Judith Arndt are both UCI Road Cycling World Champions.