Velo International Cyclist, International Cyclocross Woman, International Women’s Sprinter of the Year: Marianne Vos

  • By Matthew Beaudin
  • Published Dec. 17, 2012
  • Updated Oct. 30, 2014 at 1:34 PM EDT
With Olympic gold, road and ’cross world titles, the World Cup overall and a Giro win, Marianne Vos is Velo's Cyclist of the Year for 2012. Photo by Graham Watson |

Vos’ Amazing 2012 Season

1st — Dutch national cyclocross championship (The Netherlands)
1st — World cyclocross championship (Belgium)

1st — Ronde van Drenthe, World Cup (The Netherlands)
1st — Trofeo Alfredo Binda, World Cup (Italy)

3rd overall — Energiewacht Tour (The Netherlands)
2nd — La Flèche Wallonne Femmes, World Cup (Belgium)
1st overall — Festival Luxembourgeois du Cyclisme Féminin Elsy Jacobs (France)

2nd — Dutch national road championship (The Netherlands)

1st overall (five stage wins) — Giro Donne (Italy)
1st overall (two stage wins) — Tour Feminin en Limousin (France)
1st — Olympic road race (Great Britain)

3rd — Open de Suède Vargarda TTT, World Cup (Sweden)
3rd — Open de Suède Vargarda, World Cup (Sweden)
1st — GP de Plouay, World Cup (France)
1st overall — UCI World Cup

1st overall (two stage wins) — Holland Ladies Tour (The Netherlands)
1st — World road championship (The Netherlands)

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Matthew Beaudin

Matthew Beaudin

Matthew Beaudin was a VeloNews reporter from 2012 through 2014. He currently works at Rapha and contributes periodically. After graduating from the University of Colorado at Boulder's journalism school in 2005, he immediately moved to Telluride, Colorado, to write and ski, though the order is fuzzy. Beaudin was the editor of the Telluride Daily Planet for five years. He now lives in Portland, Oregon. Music. Coffee. Bikes. That about sums it up.

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