Portrait ofKatrine Aalerud
Place: Vestby
Birth: 04/12/1994
Country: NOR
Height: 168 Cm
Weight: 54 Kg
Pro debut: 2017
Years in team: 1
Career path:

2020: Movistar Team
2018-2019: Virtu
2017: Hitec

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Katrine Aalerud

A top talent for the toughest days

EXAMPLE OF COMMITMENT. She’s greatly taken advantage of the chance the Movistar Team offered her for 2020. She learnt Spanish, so different from Norwegian, in barely few months; spends most of the season in Pamplona -where she stayed, alone, during the entire lockdown in March / April- to remain as close as possible to the group; and shows incredible fighting spirit at every pedal stroke. Other than her sporting quality, her human values have earned her a truly deserved, long-term contract extension: she’ll remain a Blue through the end of the 2023 season.

TOP RESULTS. She’s been on the bike for not so long, and every step forward she takes is huge. In 2020, she completed her best pro season: took the Norwegian TT title; finished 4th at a tough Giro Rosa finish -where he was 16th overall- and shone at the Ardenees, 11th in Flèche and an excellent 9th in Liège, so close to a podium result.

QUALITY FOR THE MOUNTAINS. She already showed those signs of quality, especially on the climbs, before landing in the Movistar Team from now-defunct Virtu Pro Cycling. Following a 2018 season marred by injuries, despite which she got to a top-20 overall finish in the Giro Rosa, 2019 was a very consistent year: 7th in both the Bira and the Tour de l’Ardèche, tough races where she’ll try to perform well again in 2021.

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Palmares

3 Victories as professional

1st Norwegian ITT Championship 2021
1st reVolta 2021
1st Norwegian ITT Championship 2020
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Results
2021

30 Days of Racing
3320.2 Km covered

1st Norwegian ITT Championships
1st reVolta
3rd Setmana Valenciana
3rd (1st stage) Setmana Valenciana
5th Vuelta a Burgos
6th (4th stage) Vuelta a Burgos
7th (4th stage) Giro d'Italia Donne
7th (1st stage) Navarra Classics
11th Amstel Gold Race
12th Norwegian RR Championships
13th GP Ciudad de Eibar
13th (4th stage) Setmana Valenciana
14th (3rd stage) Setmana Valenciana
15th Flèche Wallonne
17th (3rd stage) Vuelta a Burgos
18th Brabantse Pijl
20th (2nd stage) Giro d'Italia Donne
21th Liège-Bastogne-Liège
22th La Course
28th (7th stage) Giro d'Italia Donne
28th (2nd stage) Setmana Valenciana
33th (1st stage) Vuelta a Burgos
36th Trofeo Alfredo Binda
36th (9th stage) Giro d'Italia Donne
37th Strade Bianche
41th (3rd stage) Giro d'Italia Donne
53th (6th stage) Giro d'Italia Donne
55th (2nd stage) Vuelta a Burgos
59th (10th stage) Giro d'Italia Donne
61th (5th stage) Giro d'Italia Donne
74th (8th stage) Giro d'Italia Donne