Lizzie Deignan

Lizzie Deignan

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Lizzie Deignan is an English competitive cyclist who has won world championships in both track and road cycling. Lizzie Deignan is a member of the UCI Women’s WorldTeam Trek–Segafredo. She has won the 2015 World Road Race Championship, the 2014 Commonwealth Games Road Race Championship, and the UCI Women’s Road World Cup thrice (2014,15).

Early Life

Lizzie was born on December 18, 1988, in Otley, West Yorkshire, under the sign of Sagittarius. She is a graduate of British Cycling’s Olympic Podium Program and is the daughter of John and Carol Armitstead. She is 32 years old.

Professional Life

Deignan began cycling in 2004 after watching the British Cycling Olympic Talent Team train at Prince Henry’s Grammar School while she was a student there. Lizzie had previously won five medals at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships during her road career.

She joined the Cervelo Test Team in 2010 and won three stages of the Tour de l’Ardeche and a silver medal in the road race at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. She continued with the team for the entire year of 2011.

Similarly, She participated in AA Drink–Leontine the next year. She earned a silver medal in the Olympic road race that year, making her the first British athlete to win a medal at the 2012 Games.

Likewise, she rode for Boels-Dolmans from 2013 to 2018. She won the 2015 World Road Race Championships, 3X National Road Race Championships, 2014 Ronde van Drenthe, 2X Trofeo Alfredo Binda, Tour de Yorkshire, The Women’s Tour, Ladies Tour of Qatar, and 2X UCI Women’s Road World Cup with the team.

Deignan has been riding for Trek-Segafredo since 2019. She was chosen to represent the United Kingdom in the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics, where she finished 11th in the race. Anna Kiesenhofer of Austria took first place in the event.

Lizzie Deignan

Caption: Lizzie Deignan during cycling (Source: Instagram)

Networth

According to the UCI website, men’s WorldTour teams must pay their riders a basic wage of €40,045 this season, while women’s WorldTour teams must give their riders a base wage of €20,000. At the same time, the UCI has a strategy in place to raise women’s base salaries in WorldTour teams to the same level as men’s ProTeams, starting at €20,000 in 2021 and rising to €27,000 (employed) in 2022.

Lizzie Deignan earns €20,000 per year, minus sponsorship, endorsements, and prize money based on the information provided. Deignan is thought to be making at least five figures per year with these.

Santini Cycling Wear is what she’s wearing. Lizzie Deignan’s net worth is $0.1 million as of 2021.

Relationship Status

Lizzie Deignan is married to Philip Deignan, an Irish former professional road race cyclist (born 7 September 1983). In August 2016, the pair married in front of 150 guests at The Bridge Church in her hometown of Otley, West Yorkshire. In 2014, they began dating.

Orla, the couple’s only child, is now their pride and joy. Lizzie frequently posts photos of her spouse and their daughter to her Instagram account.

Lizzie Deignan

Caption: Lizzie Deignan captured with her daughter (Caption: Instagram)

Body measurements and Social media

Lizzie Deignan stands at a height of 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) and weighs around 57 kg (126 lb; 9.0 st). Moreover, she has brown hair color. She is very beautiful and has a very strong personality.

She is active on different social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook as well as Twitter. She has gained more than 106k followers on Instagram and has around 127.3K Followers on his Twitter account. Moreover, he has also a Facebook account with 81 k followers.