Rider Profile

Eleonora van Dijk

Lidl-Trek Women

Personal Details:

Nationality Netherlands
Date of birth 11/02/1987


Ellen van Dijk was born on February 11, 1987, in Harmelen, Netherlands.

Van Dijk has been competing for 18 seasons in professional cycling, having started her career with Vrienden van het Platteland in 2006. She then moved to Team Columbia in 2009, where she stayed for five seasons through its title sponsors HTC-Highroad and Specialized-lululemon until 2013. Van Dijk then joined Boels Dolmans from 2014-16, followed by Team Sunweb for 2017-18, and then joined Trek-Segafredo in 2019, where she is currently contracted through the end of 2024.

Among her crowning achievements, Van Dijk has won the individual time trial at the UCI Road World Championships three times; 2013 and 2021-2022, along with the team time trial world titles in 2012-13 and 2016-17. She is also the reigning UCI Hour Record holder extending the distance by more than 800m when she set a new mark of 49.254km in Grenchen in 2022.

Van Dijk is one of the most experienced and reliable domestiques in professional cycling and an all-round versatile athlete with victories at the Tour of Flanders and the European Championships while also winning overall titles at stage races Ladies Tour of Qatar, Lotto-Belisol Belgium Tour, Healthy Ageing Tour and Challenge by La Vuelta.

Key Results

1st time trial World Champion 2013, 2021, 2022

1st team time trial World Champion 2012-13, 2016-17

1st Scratch Race World Champion 2008

European road race champion 2021

European time trial champion 2016-19
1st overall Ladies Tour of Qatar 2011
1st overall Lotto-Belisol Belgium Tour 2012-13
1st overall Healthy Ageing Tour 2013, 2016-17, 2021-22
1st overall Holland Ladies Tour 2013

1st overall Challenge by La Vuelta 2018

1st overall Baloise Ladies Tour 2022
1st overall Gracia-Orlová 2013

1st Tour of Flanders 2014
1st Sparkassen Giro 2010
1st Omloop van Borsele 2012
1st Le Samyn des Dames 2013
1st Chrono Champenois 2013

Dutch National Time Trial Champion 2007, '12-13

Open de Suede Vargarda TTT 2011-13