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  Leontien Zijlaard    

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Leontien Zijlaard was born on March 22, 1970.

The Dutch rider was an Olympic Road Race champion and double World Road Race champion.

Zijlaard won the 2000 Olympic Road Race in front of Hanka Kupfernagel of Germany and Diana Ziliute of Lithuania.

Van Moorsel won the 1991 World Championship Road Race in front of Inga Thompson of the USA and Alison Sydor of Canada.

Van Moorsel also won the 1993 World Championship Road Race in front of Jeannie Longo of France and Laura Charameda of the USA.

In addition, Van Moorsel was 2nd in the 1998 World Championship Road Race behind Diana Ziliute of Lithuania.

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