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Preben Van Hecke

Preben Van Hecke
Van Hecke in 2015.
Personal information
Full namePreben Van Hecke
Born (1982-07-09) 9 July 1982 (age 41)
Dendermonde, Belgium
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
Team information
Current teamAlpecin–Deceuninck
Amateur team
Professional teams
2008–2019Topsport Vlaanderen[1]
Managerial teams
2022Minerva Cycling Team
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
National Road Race Championships (2015)

Preben Van Hecke (born 9 July 1982 in Dendermonde) is a Belgian former professional road bicycle racer, who competed professionally between 2004 and 2019 for the Relax–Bodysol, Predictor–Lotto and Sport Vlaanderen–Baloise.[2] He won the Belgian National Road Race Championships in 2015, out of a two-man breakaway with Jürgen Roelandts.[3]

He now works as a directeur sportif for UCI WorldTeam Alpecin–Deceuninck.[4]

Major results

Source: [5]


  1. ^ "Sport Vlaanderen - Baloise 2019 met 22 renners" [Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise 2019 with 22 riders]. Sport Vlaanderen–Baloise (in Dutch). Wielerclub Eddy Merckxvrienden vzw. 24 November 2018. Retrieved 24 January 2019.
  2. ^ Hermans, Raf (30 June 2019). "Ex-Belgisch kampioen Preben Van Hecke kondigt afscheid aan: "Het was een schitterende tijd"" [Former Belgian champion Preben Van Hecke announces farewell: "It was a wonderful time"]. Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch). Mediahuis. Retrieved 10 January 2020.
  3. ^ Axelgaard, Emil (28 June 2015). "Van Hecke creates huge surprise at Belgian championships". Cycling Quotes. 2013. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Preben Van Hecke wordt ploegleider bij Alpecin-Deceuninck" [Preben Van Hecke becomes sports director at Alpecin-Deceuninck]. Sporza (in Dutch). Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroeporganisatie. 18 October 2022. Retrieved 31 January 2023.
  5. ^ "Preben van Hecke". FirstCycling AS. Retrieved 31 January 2023.

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