(google translate)Marianne Vos, neo Olympic road champion, is looking for new challenges: the Dutch athlete told the newspaper De Telegraaf that it intends to try to return in 2013 to race in MTB to see if it have a future in this discipline. Recall that Marianne Vos took part in the MTB world, a junior, in 2004 in Les Gets and Livigno in 2005. She Concluded those race in 9th and 4th place.
"In Mountain Bike I rode as a child and now I want to try again. I know that requires a different preparation, but I want to contend with a world different from that of the road. And so I challenge my friend Pauline Ferrand Prevot, that in these Olympics has raced road and now will be the start of the race cross country. "
Marianne Vos has an impressive palmares, Olympic champion in 2008 and 2012 road world champion, always on the road, in 2006 (then 2007 to 2011 was a silver medal!). World Champion in 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 in cyclo-cross, not to mention the gold on the track in the points race in 2008 and in the scratch in 2011. And these are the titles from Elite because if we go to find those in the youth categories, the list would be almost infinite.
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