Sven Nys

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Sven Nys (Dutch: [ˌsfɛn ˈnɛis]; born 17 June 1976) is a former professional cyclist competing in cyclo-cross and mountain bike. With two world championships, seven world cups, and over 140 competitive victories, he is considered one of the best cyclo-cross racers of his generation, and remains a prominent figure in cyclo-cross. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sven Nys has received more than 95,657 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Sven Nys is the 453rd most popular cyclist (down from 425th in 2019), the 722nd most popular biography from Belgium (down from 571st in 2019) and the 55th most popular Belgian Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Sven Nys ranks 453 out of 1,212Before him are Lutz Heßlich, Thomas Frischknecht, László Bodrogi, John Degenkolb, Juan Manuel Gárate, and Bernhard Kohl. After him are Manuel Beltrán, Igor Astarloa, Simon Yates, Mario Aerts, Mads Pedersen, and Eddy Mazzoleni.

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Among people born in 1976, Sven Nys ranks 426Before him are Sal Khan, Ken Anderson, Juan Manuel Gárate, Hannu Tihinen, Kevin Rankin, and Tatsuhiko Kubo. After him are Laidback Luke, Kyo, Igor Astarloa, JC Chasez, Sahlene, and Gabriel Iglesias.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Sven Nys ranks 722 out of 899Before him are Kylian Hazard (1995), Barbara Dex (1974), Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant (2001), Patrick Ouchène (1966), Koen Casteels (1992), and Andreas Pereira (1996). After him are Olivier Rochus (1981), Steed Malbranque (1980), Mario Aerts (1974), Glen De Boeck (1971), Yanina Wickmayer (1989), and Dedryck Boyata (1990).

Among CYCLISTS In Belgium

Among cyclists born in Belgium, Sven Nys ranks 55Before him are Frank Hoste (1955), Remco Evenepoel (2000), Dirk De Wolf (1961), Thomas De Gendt (1986), Tom Steels (1971), and Stijn Devolder (1979). After him are Mario Aerts (1974), Johan Vansummeren (1981), Bjorg Lambrecht (1997), Sep Vanmarcke (1988), Jurgen Van den Broeck (1983), and Leif Hoste (1977).