Achieving her first successes competing for the DDR as a teenager, Petra Roßner became individual pursuit World Champion in 1991, having been runner-up in 1989. At the 1992 Olympics, she claimed the gold in that same track event. Since focusing on the road, Roßner has won a record total of 10 UCI Women’s Road World Cup races. Three of these came in the 2002 season, when she also captured the overall title. Since her retirement in 2004, Roßner has been a team manager. Roßner has also been the longtime life partner of fellow cyclist Judith Arndt.
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