Van Vleuten reveals massive year-end training tally

Annemiek van Vleuten
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Former world champion Annemiek van Vleuten continued to clock big miles on the bike in 2020, putting in over 32,000 kilometres between training and racing. The Dutch rider, who will start 2021 with the Movistar Team, posted her end of the year tally on social media, revealing that she rode for over 1,229 hours - an average of three hours and 22 minutes of riding every single day of the year.

Compared with some of the men's tallies recorded on Strava, Van Vleuten trained just as much if not more than some WorldTour pros. Thomas de Gendt (Lotto Soudal) - who did some marathon riding during the coronavirus lockdowns - recorded 33,091.4km on Strava, while Milan-San Remo winner Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) recorded 31,775.9km of riding and 386.5km of running during the year.

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