Leading up to London, Glaesser had only been on the national team for one year and already had an impressive list of accomplishments. In 2012, she won two medals at the World Championships in Melbourne, Australia. She captured silver in the points race event and bronze in team pursuit. Glaesser also took home a silver medal in team pursuit from the World Cup in London.
In 2011, in her first competition for Canada, Glaesser won gold at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, finishing first in the team pursuit. Glaesser, born in Germany, received her Canadian citizenship in September 2011 after having lived in Canada for 12 years.
English, German, French
Favourite activities outside of sport:
Hike, Snowshoe, Yoga
Simon Fraser University
Focus of studies:
Computer science/ Mathematics