Team DSM (women's team)

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Team DSM
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Team information
UCI code
  • SKI (2012)
  • ARW (2013)
  • GIW (2014)
  • TLP (2015–2016)
  • SUN (2017–2020)
  • DSM (2021–)
Registered Netherlands
Founded2011 (2011)
Discipline(s) Road
Status
Bicycles
Team name history
2011
2012
2012
2013
2014
2014
2015–2016
2017–2020
2021–
Skil–Argos
Skil Koga
Skil 1t4i
Team Skil–Argos
Team Argos–Shimano
Team Giant–Shimano
Team Liv–Plantur
Team Sunweb
Team DSM
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Team DSM (women's team) jersey
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Team DSM is a professional cycling team based in the Netherlands, which competes in elite road bicycle racing events such as the UCI Women's World Tour.

Contents

History

2011

2012

2013

The team's first overall General classification victory came in the Ladies Tour of Qatar, where Kirsten Wild won the overall classification, points classification and three stages. Wild went on to win the women's edition of Gent–Wevelgem, four stages of the Energiewacht Tour.

2014

2014 proved to be the team's standout seasons since its creation; Kirsten Wild successfully defended her Tour of Qatar title, taking 3 stage wins in the process, as well as team mate Amy Pieters taking a stage and the young rider classification. Pieters continued her good form winning the women's Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. The team's next GC victory came courtesy of Wild, at the Tour of Chongming Island. Claudia Häusler secured the team's final overall victory of the 2014 season, winning the 2014 La Route de France.

On 24 September 2014 the team announced that they had secured a four-year sponsorship deal with a German hair care company. For the 2015 season the team was known as Team Liv–Plantur, with the men's team becoming Team Giant-Alpecin. [1]

On 1 September 2014 it was announced that Kirsten Wild would leave the team for Team Hitec Products. [2] Sabrina Stultiens was the only rider who joined the team for the 2015 season. [3]

2015

2017

The team won the 2017 UCI Road World Championships – Women's team time trial.

Team roster

As of 14 January 2021. [4]
RiderDate of birth
Flag of Norway.svg  Susanne Andersen  (NOR) (1998-07-23) 23 July 1998 (age 22)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Pfeiffer Georgi  (GBR) (2000-09-27) 27 September 2000 (age 20)
Flag of the United States.svg  Megan Jastrab  (USA) (2002-01-29) 29 January 2002 (age 19)
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Leah Kirchmann  (CAN) (1990-06-30) 30 June 1990 (age 30)
Flag of Germany.svg  Franziska Koch  (GER) (2000-07-13) 13 July 2000 (age 20)
Flag of France.svg  Juliette Labous  (FRA) (1998-11-04) 4 November 1998 (age 22)
Flag of Germany.svg  Liane Lippert  (GER) (1998-01-13) 13 January 1998 (age 23)
RiderDate of birth
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Floortje Mackaij  (NED) (1995-10-18) 18 October 1995 (age 25)
Flag of Sweden.svg  Wilma Olausson  (SWE) (2001-04-09) 9 April 2001 (age 20)
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Esmée Peperkamp  (NED) (1997-07-23) 23 July 1997 (age 23)
Flag of the United States.svg  Coryn Rivera  (USA) (1992-08-26) 26 August 1992 (age 28)
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Julia Soek  (NED) (1990-12-12) 12 December 1990 (age 30)
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Lorena Wiebes  (NED) (1999-03-17) 17 March 1999 (age 22)

Major wins

2011
Track Cycling World Cup in Astana – team pursuit, Amy Pieters (with Ellen van Dijk and Kirsten Wild)
2012
Le Samyn des Dames, Adrie Visser
Ronde van Gelderland, Suzanne de Goede
Omloop der Kempen, Suzanne de Goede
Erpe — Mere, Adrie Visser
Jersey green.svg Sprint classification Lotto-Decca Tour, Janneke Busser Kanis
2013
Jersey gold.svg Overall Ladies Tour of Qatar, Kirsten Wild
Jersey grey.svg Points classification, Kirsten Wild
Stages 2, 3, & 4, Kirsten Wild
Gent — Wevelgem WE, Kirsten Wild
Jersey green.svg Points classification Energiewacht Tour, Kirsten Wild
Stages 1, 2, 3b & 4, Kirsten Wild
Ronde van Gelderland, Kirsten Wild
Stage 1 Tour of Chongming Island, Lucy Garner
Districtskampioenschap, Amy Pieters
Jersey white.svg Youth classification Lotto-Belisol Belgium Tour, Amy Pieters
Stages 2 & 3 Kirsten Wild
Jersey green.svg Points classification Boels Rental Ladies Tour, Kirsten Wild
Stages 1 & 3, Kirsten Wild
Stage 4, Elke Gebhardt
2014
Jersey gold.svg Overall Ladies Tour of Qatar, Kirsten Wild
Jersey grey.svg Points classification, Kirsten Wild
Jersey white.svg Youth classification, Amy Pieters
Stages 1, 3 & 4, Kirsten Wild
Stage 2, Amy Pieters
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, Amy Pieters
Novilon EDR Cup, Kirsten Wild
Flag of Flemish Brabant.svg Vlaams-Brabant Provincial Time Trial Championships, Maaike Polspoel
Jersey green.svg Points classification Energiewacht Tour, Kirsten Wild
Stage 1, Kirsten Wild
Jersey red.svg British rider classification The Women's Tour, Lucy Garner
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Chongming Island, Kirsten Wild
Jersey green.svg Points classification, Kirsten Wild
Stages 1 & 2, Kirsten Wild
Trofee Maarten Wynants, Maaike Polspoel
Tour of Chongming Island World Cup, Kirsten Wild
Parel van de Veluwe, Floortje Mackaij
Jersey orange.svg Overall La Route de France, Claudia Häusler
Stage 1, Claudia Häusler
Stages 4 & 6, Kirsten Wild
Jersey white dots on red.svg Sprint classification Boels Rental Ladies Tour, Sara Mustonen
Jersey blue.svg Combativity award Stage 2, Willeke Knol
2015
Soudal Cyclocross Leuven, Sabrina Stultiens
Gent–Wevelgem, Floortje Mackaij
Stage 3 Festival Luxembourgeois du cyclisme féminin Elsy Jacobs, Floortje Mackaij
Prologue Route de France Féminine, Amy Pieters
Stage 1 Route de France Féminine, Lucy Garner
Stage 3 Lotto Belisol Belgium Tour, Floortje Mackaij
2016
Acht van Westerveld, Leah Kirchmann
Prologue Giro d'Italia Femminile, Leah Kirchmann
2017
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, Lucinda Brand
Trofeo Alfredo Binda-Comune di Cittiglio, Coryn Rivera
Tour of Flanders for Women, Coryn Rivera
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Healthy Ageing Tour, Ellen Van Dijk
Jersey green.svg Points classification, Ellen Van Dijk
Teams classification
Stage 1a (ITT), Ellen Van Dijk
Stage 3 Tour of California, Coryn Rivera
Stage 8 Giro d'Italia Femminile, Lucinda Brand
Stage 5 Tour de Feminin-O cenu Českého Švýcarska, Juliette Labous
Erondegemse Pijl (Erpe-Mere), Julia Soek
Team classification Ladies Tour of Norway
Prologue, Ellen Van Dijk
2018
Omloop van het Hageland, Ellen Van Dijk
Omloop van de Westhoek, Floortje Mackaij
Zwevezele, Floortje Mackaij
Dwars door Vlaanderen, Ellen Van Dijk
Jersey blue.svg Points classification Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Coryn Rivera
Jersey red.svg Youth classification, Liane Lippert
Teams classification
Stages 1 & 3, Coryn Rivera
Stage 7 Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Ellen Van Dijk
Jersey pink.svg Overall The Women's Tour, Coryn Rivera
Jersey red.svg Sprints classification, Coryn Rivera
Stage 2, Coryn Rivera
Jersey green.svg Points classification Tour de Feminin-O cenu Českého Švýcarska, Floortje Mackaij
Stages 1 & 4, Floortje Mackaij
Jersey red number.svg Team classification Giro Rosa
Stage 1 (TTT)
Stage 5, Ruth Winder
Ladies Tour of Norway – TTT
Jersey violet.svg Overall Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta, Ellen Van Dijk
Stage 1 (TTT)
2019
Jersey white.svg Young rider classification Tour of California, Juliette Labous
Jersey white.svg Young rider classification Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Pernille Mathiesen
Team classification
Grand Prix Cycliste de Gatineau, Leah Kirchmann
Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains classification Boels Ladies Tour, Lucinda Brand
Stage 4, Franziska Koch
2020
Jersey blue.svg Points classification Women's Tour Down Under, Leah Kirchmann
Jersey black dotted.svg Mountains classification, Liane Lippert
Jersey white.svg Youth classification, Liane Lippert
Team classification
2021
Scheldeprijs, Lorena Wiebes
Prologue Ceratizit Festival Elsy Jacobs, Lorena Wiebes
GP Eco-Struct, Lorena Wiebes
Stage 2 Thüringen Ladies Tour, Lorena Wiebes

European and national champions

2012
UEC Champion Jersey.svg European U23 Track (Pursuit), Amy Pieters
2013
UEC Champion Jersey.svg European Track (Points race), Kirsten Wild
MaillotHolanda.PNG Netherlands Track (Omnium), Kirsten Wild
MaillotHolanda.PNG Netherlands Track (Individual pursuit), Kirsten Wild
MaillotHolanda.PNG Netherlands Track (Scratch race), Kirsten Wild
MaillotHolanda.PNG Netherlands Track (Madison), Amy Pieters & Kelly Markus
2014
MaillotHolanda.PNG Netherlands Track (Points race), Kirsten Wild
MaillotHolanda.PNG Netherlands Track (Individual pursuit), Amy Pieters
MaillotHolanda.PNG Netherlands Track (Madison), Amy Pieters
2015
MaillotHolanda.PNG Netherlands Track (Scratch race), Amy Pieters
2017
UEC Champion Jersey.svg European Time Trial Champion, Ellen van Dijk
2018
MaillotHolanda.PNG Netherlands Cyclo-cross, Lucinda Brand
MaillotCan.PNG Canada Time Trial, Leah Kirchmann
UEC Champion Jersey.svg European Time Trial Champion, Ellen van Dijk
2019
MaillotHolanda.PNG Netherlands Cyclo-cross, Lucinda Brand
MaillotCan.PNG Canada Time Trial, Leah Kirchmann

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