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Van Riessen in 2016
Van Riessen in 2016

Laurine van Riessen (born 10 August 1987) is a long track speed skater and track cyclist. She competed for the Netherlands at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver in the 500, 1000, and 1500 metres and won the bronze medal in the 1000 metres.[1] In 2015, she switched to track cycling and won a bronze medal in the team sprint at the 2015 UEC European Track Championships in Grenchen, Switzerland.

Van Riessen competed for the Netherlands in track cycling at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[2] In 2017, she will ride for the British team Matrix Fitness Pro Cycling.[3] On the 4th of September 2018 she joined BEAT Cycling Club.

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