Peter Pieters

Peter Pieters ( born February 2, 1962 in Zwanenburg ) is a former Dutch cyclist and current cycling coach.

Peter Pieters was cycling Profi by 1984 to 1996. He was successful both on the road and on the track. Even as an amateur, he was from 1981 several times Dutch champion in the time trial, points race and in the individual pursuit on the track. These successes he could often repeat as a professional. He also drove the six- day race; In 1992 he won in Bordeaux, together with Pascal Lino, and 1993 in Bremen with Urs Freuler. His biggest international success on the track was the third place at the UCI Track World Championships 1991 in Stuttgart in the points race.

On the road Pieters 1988 Dutch champion and won in the same year at Paris- Tours. Several times he took part in the Tour de France, but without much success. He won numerous victories at smaller road races, such as in the Ronde van Midden- Zeeland.

1998 ended Pieters his career by winning the Dutch railway championship points race. He then became Dutch national coach for the short-term range. He held until 2008 this office; the German Ex - Sprinter René Wolff became his successor. By 2010, Pieters worked for the endurance for the Polish Cycling Federation as manager until the association could no longer pay him due to financial problems. In 2010 he was rail - coach of the Belgian Cycling Federation and thus succeeds the sacked Michel Vaarten. From the Dutch Olympic Comite he was awarded the Olympic Coach Award.

His children, Roy and Amy Pieters, are also cyclists.