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Fabian Cancellara

Full name: Fabian Cancellara
Nickname(s): Spartacus / Tony Montana
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 179 lbs (81 kg)
Born: March 18, 1981 in Wohlen, Bern, Switzerland
Affiliations: Fassa Bortolo, (ITA) / Team Saxo Bank, Lyngby, Rebild (DEN)
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Fabian Cancellara is a Swiss professional who is one of the greatest time trial cyclists ever. As a junior he won the World Championship time trial in 1998-99, and then followed that with the World Championship time trial for under-23 in 2000, after which he turned professional. As a professional he has won numerous prologues and time trial stages in the grand tours. He was World Champion in the time trial in 2006-07 and 2009-10, and won the Olympic gold medal in the event in 2008, adding a silver medal in the road race at the Beijing Olympics. His other major wins include Paris-Roubaix in both 2006 and 2010, the 2010 Ronde van Vlaanderen, the 2009 Tour de Suisse, 2008 Tirreno-Adriatico, and the 2008 Milano-Sanremo.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2004 Summer 23 Athina Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Switzerland SUI AC DNF
2004 Summer 23 Athina Cycling Men's Individual Time Trial Switzerland SUI 9
2008 Summer 27 Beijing Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Switzerland SUI 2 Silver
2008 Summer 27 Beijing Cycling Men's Individual Time Trial Switzerland SUI 1 Gold
2012 Summer 31 London Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Switzerland SUI 106
2012 Summer 31 London Cycling Men's Individual Time Trial Switzerland SUI 7

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T M T/M
2004 Summer 23 Athina Cycling Switzerland Final Standings AC DNF
2008 Summer 27 Beijing Cycling Switzerland Final Standings 2 6-23:49 same time
2012 Summer 31 London Cycling Switzerland Final Standings 106 at 5:43

Men's Individual Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R
2004 Summer 23 Athina Cycling Switzerland Final Standings 9 59:42.38
2008 Summer 27 Beijing Cycling Switzerland Final Standings 1 1-02:11.43
2012 Summer 31 London Cycling Switzerland Final Standings 7 52:53.71 8:28.16 3 23:45.56 4 36:03.45 4
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