Piet de Wit

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Piet de Wit
Piet de Wit 1973.jpg
Piet de Wit in 1973
Personal information
Born (1946-03-06) 6 March 1946 (age 72)
Wormer, the Netherlands
Sport Motor-paced racing

Piet de Wit (born 6 March 1946) is a retired cyclist from the Netherlands who won the Amateur UCI Motor-paced World Championships in 1966 and 1967. He then moved into the professionals category and won another three medals in 1968, 1970 and 1973.[1]

He was raised with three sisters in a biking family – his parents worked for a bicycle company. After retiring from active competitions in 1974, he established a family-run bicycle shop in his native Wormer, which later expanded into a chain in North Holland. In 1994 he passed the shop management to his business partner Martin Slagt.[2]


  1. ^ Piet de Wit. radsportseiten.net
  2. ^ Homepage van Piet de Wit. planet.nl (7 May 2003)
Piet de Wit at the World Championships 1967
Marriage of Piet on 24 December 1969