Felicia Ballanger leaves on the highest note – Women’s Track Cycling
With a name inspired by the former champion cyclist and Olympian Felice Gimondi, Felicia Ballanger was a destined cyclist from birth.
Previous to the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, Ballanger was already a two-time Olympian and had won the gold medal in Atlanta 1996, four years before. Could she get the gold medal for France once again?
It was her final international appearance on the cycling track and with a Sydney 2000 Olympic Games gold medal and new Olympic record, Felicia Ballanger left the track on a high note.