28 March 1989
Ureterp, Netherlands

2015 Track World Championships – Gold: 500m time trial; 3km pursuit; scratch race C2
Alyda Norbruis- Paralympic Athlete
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On home soil, Norbruis was the star of the 2015 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships held in March 2015 in Apeldoorn winning three gold medals.

Competing in the C2 class, the Dutch rider secured victories in the 500m time trial, 3km pursuit and scratch race, leaving the Championships as the biggest individual medal winner.

Norbruis is no stranger to standing on the podium.

At the 2014 World Championships in Mexico she claimed two rainbow jerseys in the 500m time trial, retaining the title she had won in Los Angeles in 2012, and 3km time trial.

Rio 2016 will be her second Paralympic Games, having won silver in the 500m time trial at London 2012.

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