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Abraham Olano

Full name: Abraham Olano Manzano
Gender: Male
Height: 14-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: January 22, 1970 in Anoeta, Guipúzcoa, Spain
Affiliations: MAPEI, (ITA) / ONCE, (ESP)
Country: ESP Spain
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Ábraham Olano was a Spanish road racer who was hoped to be the next great Spaniard, after Miguel Indurain. Olano never equalled the achievements of Indurain in the grand tours, but he did win the 1995 World Championship road race, and in 1998 was Time Trial World Champion. His one victory in a major tour came at the 1998 Vuelta à España. His best finishes at the Giro d’Italia were second in 2001 and third in 1996. At the Tour de France he placed fourth in 1997. Olano also won Tirreno-Adriatico in 2000. After his career ended in 2001 he ran the 2006 San Sebastián marathon in 2-39:19.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Spain ESP 67
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Cycling Men's Individual Time Trial Spain ESP 2 Silver
2000 Summer 30 Sydney Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Spain ESP 59
2000 Summer 30 Sydney Cycling Men's Individual Time Trial Spain ESP 4

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Cycling Spain Final Standings 67 at 2:52
2000 Summer 30 Sydney Cycling Spain Final Standings 59 at 1:38

Men's Individual Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M T
1996 Summer 26 Atlanta Cycling Spain Final Standings 2 at 0:12
2000 Summer 30 Sydney Cycling Spain Final Standings 4 58:31.647
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