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Luciano Borgognoni

Full name: Luciano Borgognoni
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 157 lbs (71 kg)
Born: October 12, 1951 in Gallarate, Varese, Italy
Died: August 2, 2014 in Gallarate, Varese, Italy
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Luciano Borgognoni started out as a track rider, winning the team pursuit gold medal at the 1971 World Championships and competing in the 1972 Olympics in both individual and team pursuit. He later placed fifth and fourth in the individual pursuit at the 1976 and 1980 Professional World Championships. After the 1972 Olympics Borgognoni turned professional and raced in the pro peleton through 1982. In 1974 he won a stage in the Giro del Sardinia, and won the Giro del Friuli. He rode the Giro d’Italia nine times between 1973-82, with a best finish of 23rd in 1975, winning two stages in 1977. Borgognoni also raced the 1976 Tour de France but did not finish. His best finish in a classic was ninth at the 1979 Milano-San Remo.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 20 München Cycling Men's Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres Italy ITA 5T
1972 Summer 20 München Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres Italy ITA 9 QR

Men's Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Summer 20 München Cycling Italy Quarter-Finals Heat One 2 4:52.31

Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
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