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Anneke Beerten
cycling
Personal information
Born 7 July 1982
Mariënvelde
Team information
Discipline Four-Cross, Downnhill (DH), BMX Racing

Anneke Beerten (born 7 July 1982) is a Dutch Mountain bike racer and BMX racer. Specializing in Four-cross she was world champion in this discipline in 2011, 2012, 2015, and 2016.

Life

Beerten was born in 1982 in Mariënvelde and she was riding a mountain bike at age four.

She has competed regularly each year as an amateur. She gave up work in retail when she was 22 to become a full time four-cross cyclist. She won the world championships in 2011 and 2012 and she has topped the rankings every year bar one from 2007 to 2011.

Results

UCI Mountain Bike World Championships
Year Venue Medal Competition
2006 Rotorua ( New Zealand) 2 Four Cross
2007 Fort William, Highland ( United Kingdom) 2 Four Cross
2011 Champéry ( Switzerland) 1 Four Cross
2012 Leogang/Saalfelden ( Austria) 1 Four Cross
2014 Leogang/Saalfelden ( Austria) 2 Four Cross
2015 Val di Sole ( Italy) 1 Four Cross
2016 Val di Sole ( Italy) 1 Four Cross
2016 Val di Sole ( Italy) 1 Four Cross
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