Olympic Games Rio 2016

Athlete's portrait: cyclist Chantal Hoffmann

C-Hoffmann-portrait-liste-actusChantal Hoffmann is 28 years old. She was born on 30 October 1987 in Luxembourg. In 2012, she received a Bachelor in physiotherapy and rehabilitation from the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium). These are her first Olympic Games.

Quickly attracted by cycling, she begins her sporting career at the club UC Dippach, before becoming a member of the team Lotto Soudal Ladies (Belgian women's team).

In 2013, the cyclist wins the bronze medal at the Games of the Small States of Europe. In 2014 she finished 2nd at the Luxembourg road race and time trial Championships In 2016, she once again ranks 2nd at the Luxembourg road race Championships.

For the Rio Olympic Games, Chantal Hoffman is the wingwoman of her teammate. Indeed, her goal is to support Christine Majerus as much as possible during the race.


Road cycling in Luxembourg

Cycling holds an important place in the country, especially as far as the Tour de France is concerned, in which Luxembourg athletes regularly compete, with cyclists like Charly Gaul or the brothers Frank and Andy Schleck – who won the Tour France in 2010.

  • Updated 17-08-2016