Drops–Le Col

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Drops–Le Col
Drops Cycling Team logo.png
Team information
UCI codeDRP
RegisteredFlag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom
Founded2015
Discipline(s) Road
StatusUK National (2015)
UCI Women's Team (2016–2019)
UCI Women's Continental Team (2020–present)
Bicycles
  • Corley Cycles (2015)
  • Trek (2016–2018)
  • Cannondale (2019–2020) [1]
  • Ribble (2021–)
Website Team home page
Key personnel
General managerBob Varney
Team manager(s)
Team name history
2015
2016–2017
2018
2019–2020
2021–
Corley Cycles–Drops RT
Drops Cycling Team
Trek–Drops
Drops Cycling Team
Drops–Le Col
Drops-Le Col jersey Drops Cycling Team jersey.jpg
Drops–Le Col jersey
Jersey

Drops–Le Col supported by Tempur is a UCI women's cycling team based in the United Kingdom, founded in 2015. The team rides Ribble bikes, and kits are provided by Le Col, tyres by Continental, OTE provide nutrition. [2] [3] [4] The team's bicycle supplier Trek stepped up its commitment to the team, becoming a co-naming sponsor in 2018. [5]

Contents

Team roster

As of 21 January 2021. [6] [7]
RiderDate of birth
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Lizzy Bennett  (GBR) (1999-08-18) 18 August 1999 (age 21)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Anna Christian  (GBR) (1995-08-06) 6 August 1995 (age 25)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Dani Christmas  (GBR) (1987-12-21) 21 December 1987 (age 33)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Joscelin Lowden  (GBR) (1987-10-03) 3 October 1987 (age 33)
Flag of Portugal.svg  Maria Martins  (POR) (1999-07-09) 9 July 1999 (age 21)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Emily Meakin  (GBR) (1988-12-18) 18 December 1988 (age 32)
Flag of Norway.svg  Emilie Moberg  (NOR) (1991-07-12) 12 July 1991 (age 29)
RiderDate of birth
Flag of Norway.svg  Elise Marie Olsen  (NOR) (2001-02-13) 13 February 2001 (age 19)
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sara Penton  (SWE) (1988-11-15) 15 November 1988 (age 32)
Flag of Germany.svg  Finja Smekal  (GER) (2001-02-28) 28 February 2001 (age 19)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  April Tacey  (GBR) (2000-10-12) 12 October 2000 (age 20)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Alice Towers  (GBR) (2002-10-12) 12 October 2002 (age 18)
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Maike van der Duin  (NED) (2001-09-12) 12 September 2001 (age 19)
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Marjolein van't Geloof  (NED) (1996-03-27) 27 March 1996 (age 24)

Major wins

2016
UCI Track Cycling World Cup – Glasgow (Team Pursuit), Eleanor Dickinson
Revolution Series – Manchester (Scratch race), Eleanor Dickinson
2017
Jersey green.svg Mountains classification Setmana Ciclista Valenciana, Ann-Sophie Duyck
Stage 2, Ann-Sophie Duyck
Flag of West Flanders.svg Provincial Time Trial Championship West-Vlaanderen, Ann-Sophie Duyck
Stage 4 Gracia Orlova, Martina Ritter
Ljubljana–Domzale–Ljubljana TT, Ann-Sophie Duyck
Stage 3 (ITT) Tour de Feminin-O cenu Českého Švýcarska, Ann-Sophie Duyck
Jersey white.svg Youth classification 2017 BeNe Ladies Tour, Alice Barnes
Stage 1, Alice Barnes
Stage 2 Tour of the Reservoir, Laura Massey
2018
Youth classification Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race, Eva Buurman
Jersey white.svg Youth classification Setmana Ciclista Valenciana, Abby-Mae Parkinson
Jersey black.svg Mountains classification Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen Kathrin Hammes
2019
Jersey white.svg Youth classification Giro Toscana Int. Femminile - Memorial Michela Fanini, Elizabeth Holden

World & national champions

2016
MaillotReinoUnido.PNG British U23 Road Race, Alice Barnes
MaillotReinoUnido.PNG British Junior Road Race, Eleanor Dickinson
Antigua & Barbuda NC jersey.png Antigua & Barbuda Time Trial, Tamiko Butler
Antigua & Barbuda NC jersey.png Antigua & Barbuda Road Race, Tamiko Butler
2017
MaillotBelgica.PNG Belgium Time Trial, Ann-Sophie Duyck
MaillotReinoUnido.PNG British U23 Road Race, Alice Barnes
MaillotAustria.PNG Austria Time Trial, Martina Ritter
MaillotAustria.PNG Austria Road Race, Martina Ritter
2019
Jersey rainbow.svg World Track (Scratch race), Elinor Barker
2020
MaillotPortugal.PNG Portugal Track (Points race), Maria Martins
MaillotPortugal.PNG Portugal Track (Scratch race), Maria Martins

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References

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  4. http://www.uci.ch/road/teams/
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  6. "Drops-Le Col supported by Tempur". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 21 January 2021. Retrieved 21 January 2021.
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