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Juli Furtado

Full name: Juliana "Juli" Furtado
Gender: Female
Height: 5'6" (167 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: April 4, 1967 in New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: GT Hyundai
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Originally an alpine skier, Juli Furtado switched to mountain biking in the late 1980s. She is the only person to win World Championships in both the cross-country (1990) and the downhill (1992). In addition, Furtado claimed three consecutive UCI Mountain Bike World Cups in cross-country (1993-95). She had hoped to finish her career with an Olympic medal in Atlanta 1996, but finished 10th in the inaugural Olympic mountain biking competition. Furtado has also been active on the road, winning the 1989 US road title and competing in that year’s World Championships.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Cycling Women's Mountainbike, Cross-Country United States USA 10

Women's Mountainbike, Cross-Country

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Cycling United States Final Standings 10 at 7:41