Yvonne Reynders delivered in their youth from coals by bike and so came to cycling. She was also a good swimmer and athlete.
Reynders, the Belgian cyclist most successful to date. It was four times World Champion road - a record which was broken only in 1995 by Jeannie Longo - three times world champion in the individual pursuit on the track and ten times Belgian champion on the road.
1977 ended Reynders her career. It was coach of the Belgian women's team and later the Swiss riders.
In 2002, Yvonne Reynders brought an autobiography entitled Zeven Maal out in the Zevende Hemel.