List of famous female professional road racing cyclists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female professional road racing cyclists list contains the most prominent and top females known for being professional road racing cyclists. There are thousand of females working as professional road racing cyclists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic professional road racing cyclists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a professional road racing cyclist then the people below should give you inspiration.
Examples of people on this list include Yumari González and Kirsten Wild.While this isn't a list of all female professional road racing cyclists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female professional road racing cyclists?" and "Who are the best female professional road racing cyclists?"
Laura Trott, OBE is an English track and road cyclist who specialises in the team pursuit and omnium disciplines. She is the inaugural Olympic champion in both events. Representing Great Britain, Trott is the reigning Olympic and European champion in both events, as well as the reigning four-time world champion in the team pursuit, and a former world champion in the omnium. She is the most successful rider, male or female, in the history of the European Track Championships, with seven titles as of October 2014. A rider for the Wiggle Honda professional cycling team, in 2014 Trott won the British championship in the road race, winning the senior and under-23 titles simultaneously. ...more
Birthplace: Harlow, United Kingdomsee more on Laura Trott
Christine Diane "Chris" Witty is an American speed skater and racing cyclist and participated in the Olympic Games in both sports. She won medals at both 1000 and 1500 meters in the 1998 Winter Olympics. In 2002 she won the Olympic gold medal at the 1000 meters in Salt Lake City, setting a world record in the process. In 1996 she became World Champion Sprint, in 1997 and 1998 she became second and in 2000 she became third. In 1998 she won the gold medal at the World Single Distance Championships at the 1000 m, in 1996 the silver and in 2000 the bronze medal at the same distance. In 2000 she placed fifth overall in the 500 m cycling time trials at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, becoming ...more
Birthplace: West Allis, Wisconsin, United States of Americasee more on Chris Witty
Melissa "Missy" Giove is a former professional downhill mountain biker. Her nickname is The Missile. Giove was one of mountain-bike racing's first mainstream female superstars, did some ads for Reebok, is the all-time leader in NORBA downhill wins with 14, and is second on the World Cup list with 11. Giove's other accomplishments include three overall NORBA downhill crowns, two World Cup overalls, and the 1994 world championship title. Prior to cycling, Missy was also a nationally ranked downhill skier. Early in her career, Missy raced for the highly respected boutique Yeti Racing team along with other top downhill racing stars such as Myles Rockwell, Jimmy Deaton, John Tomac, and Johnny O ...more
Birthplace: United States of Americasee more on Missy Giove
Tatiana Antoshina is a Russian road bicycle racer. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the women's road race, finishing 25th, and in the time trial, finishing 12th. ...more
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia