Sven Nys

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Birthday
17, 1976
Birthplace
Antwerp, Belgium
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
17, 1976 (age 43)
Birthplace
Antwerp, Belgium

About

Cyclist who is widely regarded as one of the greatest cyclo-cross racers of all time, having won the UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup five times during his illustrious career. Additionally, he is a five-time Belgian mountain biking champion and two-time Olympian. 

Before Fame

At age eight he began racing BMX, in which he won eight national titles before switching to cyclo-cross. 

Trivia

He was named as the Belgian Sports Personality of the Year by Het Nieuwsblad in 2006.

Family Life

He was married to a woman named Isabelle from 2002 to 2014. He has a child named Thibau. 

Associated With

He and fellow Belgian Mathieu van der Poel are both UCI Cyclo-cross World Champions.