Jaime Nielsen

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Jaime Nielsen
UCI Track World Championships 2020 061.jpg
Personal information
Birth nameJaime Nielsen
Born (1985-09-03) 3 September 1985 (age 35)[1]
Hamilton, New Zealand[1]
Cycling career
Team information
Disciplines
RoleRider
Professional team
2015–2016BePink–La Classica
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
National Time Trial Championships (2014, 2015, 2017)
Sport
Sport
ClubWaikato Rowing Club

Jaime Nielsen (born 3 September 1985) is a New Zealand track and road cyclist, and a former representative rower.

From 2003 to 2007, Nielsen competed with the national rowing team. She became world champion at the U23 World Rowing Championship in Poznań, Poland, in 2004 with the U23 women's quadruple sculls with fellow members Bess Halley, Darnelle Timbs and Fiona Paterson.[2]

Despite only taking up cycling in 2007, at the team pursuit at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships she won silver in 2009 and bronze in 2011.[3]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the Women's team pursuit for the New Zealand team which placed 5th and set a national record of 3:18.514. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, she finished 4th in the Women's team pursuit.

Nielsen won the New Zealand time trial championships in 2014 and was second from 2011 to 2013.[4][5]

Major results[edit]

2009
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Team pursuit, UCI Track Cycling World Championships
2010
3rd Team pursuit, 2010–11 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics, Melbourne
2011
2nd Team pursuit, 2010–11 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics, Manchester
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
UCI Track Cycling World Championships
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Team pursuit
4th Individual pursuit
2012
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
2013
1st MaillotNuevaZelanda.PNG Individual pursuit, National Track Championships
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
2nd Omnium, Invercargill
2014
Oceania Track Championships
1st OceaniaChampionJersey.png Team pursuit (with Lauren Ellis, Racquel Sheath and Georgia Williams)
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Individual pursuit
1st MaillotNuevaZelanda.PNG Time trial, National Road Championships
3rd Points race, BikeNZ Cup
4th Time trial, Commonwealth Games
2015
1st MaillotNuevaZelanda.PNG Time trial, National Road Championships
1st MaillotNuevaZelanda.PNG Individual pursuit, National Track Championships
3rd Ljubljana–Domzale–Ljubljana TT
9th Chrono Champenois
10th Giro del Trentino Alto Adige-Südtirol
2016
1st MaillotNuevaZelanda.PNG Individual pursuit, National Track Championships
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Individual pursuit, Oceania Track Championships
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
2017
1st MaillotNuevaZelanda.PNG Time trial, National Road Championships

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jaime Nielsen". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 9 September 2016.
  2. ^ "(BW4x) U23 Women's Quadruple Sculls - Final". International Rowing Federation. Retrieved 9 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Glasgow 2014 - Jaime Nielsen Profile". g2014results.thecgf.com. Retrieved 24 December 2015.
  4. ^ Jaime Nielsen cyclingarchives.com
  5. ^ Jaime Nielsen procyclingstats.com

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