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Francesco Casagrande

Full name: Francesco Casagrande
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: September 14, 1970 in Firenze, Firenze, Italy
Affiliations: Saeco, (ITA) / Vini Caldirola, (ITA)
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Fernando Casagrande was an Italian road racer who competed in the pro peloton from 1992-2005. He was a consistent rider who rode well both in stage races and one-day events. In 2000 he led the Giro d’Italia going into the penultimate stage but struggled and placed second to Stefano Garzelli, but Casagrande did win the mountains classification and two stages, after spending 12 days in the maglia rosa. His major palmarès include the Clásica de San Sebastián in both 1998 and 1999, La Flèche Wallonne in 2000, the Tour de Suisse in 1999, Tirreno-Adriatico in 1996, and the Vuelta al País Vasco in 1996. Casagrande placed fourth at the World Championship road race in 1999.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1996 Summer 25 Atlanta Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Italy ITA 32
1996 Summer 25 Atlanta Cycling Men's Individual Time Trial Italy ITA 19
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Italy ITA 65

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1996 Summer 25 Atlanta Cycling Italy Final Standings 32 at 2:48
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Cycling Italy Final Standings 65 at 1:38

Men's Individual Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1996 Summer 25 Atlanta Cycling Italy Final Standings 19 at 5:13
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