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Classics star and track World Champion Lotte Kopecky, born November 10th, 1995 in Rumst, Belgium, turned professional with the Belgian Continental Topsport-Vlaanderen-Pro-Duo team in 2014. Her first win came two years later, in the low-profile Trofee Maerten Wynants one-day race.
A talented track racer, Kopecky has taken two World Track Championships gold medals in the Madison, in 2017 and again in 2022 and another in the points. Also on the track she has netted various European championships, World Cup and national titles.
In 2020 in the revised late season, Kopecky won both the Belgian national road race title and, for the second time of four to date in her career, the national time trial. She also netted a stage victory at the Giro d'Italia Donne and podium finishes at Le Samyn des Dames, Gent-Wevelgem, the Tour of Flanders, and Brugge-De Panne.
That string of success was enough for her to move from her longstanding squad, Lotto Soudal Ladies to Liv Racing (formerly CCC-Liv) in a one-year deal for 2021, the first Women’s WorldTeam of her career. That season she once again clinched both the time trial and road titles in the Belgian National Championships.
Kopecky’s biggest success on the road has been in one-day Classics, where in 2022, racing for her current SDWorx squad, she triumphed on home soil at the Ronde van Vlaanderen as well as in the Strade Bianche in Italy. On top of that in her most stellar year to date Kopecky secured a second place in Paris-Roubaix, and she rounded it out with a silver medal in the World Championships road race.
Winner Ronde van Vlaanderen 2022
Winner Strade Bianche 2022
Winner stage Giro d’Italia Donne 2020
Winner Belgian National Road Championships
Winner Belgian National Time Trial Championships
Winner stage Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta 2021
Winner stage of Vuelta a Burgos 2022
Winner stage of Thüringen Ladies Tour 2021
Second place Paris-Roubaix 2022
Second place World Road Championships 2022
Winner World Track Championships Madison, 2017 and 2022, Points 2018
Silver medallist World Road Championships, 2022
News 'It would be very nice to get my first WorldTour victory photo in this jersey' says new world champion at Simac Ladies Tour
Feature 'I don’t know what keeps me pushing'- Belgian opens up about family tragedy, winning three world titles, and inspiring a new generation
Can Kopecky and Vollering keep Tour de France Femmes form rolling or will Balsamo, Lippert, Niewiadoma or Dygert reach for rainbows?
Results Lotte Kopecky wins elimination race, Ellesse Andrews claims gold for New Zealand in women's keirin, Leitao stuns in Omnium
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