Mattheus Pronk always remained an amateur during his cycling career and worked as a carpenter. In 1976 he was the Dutch runner-up in the standers; the following year he won two championship titles, as a stayer and in the derny race. In 1979 he was able to repeat this double success.
In 1979 and 1981 Pronk was world champion of amateur stayers, 1980, 1982 and 1983 vice world champion. His pacemaker in these successes was Norbert Koch .
- Mattheus Pronk in the Radsportseiten.net database
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Dutch cyclist, world champion (cycling)|
|DATE OF BIRTH||March 27, 1947|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||'t Zand|
|DATE OF DEATH||March 25, 2001|
|Place of death||Warmenhuizen|