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Pavel Tonkov

Full name: Pavel Sergeyevich Tonkov
Original name: Павел Сергеевич Тонков
Nickname(s): The Tsar
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (179 cm)
Weight: 157 lbs (71 kg)
Born: February 5, 1969 in Togliatti, Samara, Russia
Affiliations: Ministry of Defense Sports Club / Panaria (ITA) / Mapei - Quick Step (ITA)
Country: RUS Russia
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Pavel Tonkov became the first Russian to win a grand tour when he won the 1996 Giro d’Italia. He also finished second in the Giro in 1997-98 and won seven stages in the Giro during his career, which ended in 2005. Tonkov also won the 1995 Tour de Suisse, the 1997 Tour de Romandie, and was third at the 2000 Vuelta à España. Tonkov was Under-23 World Champion in the road race in 1987.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Russia RUS 51
2000 Summer 31 Sydney Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Russia RUS 28

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Cycling Russia Final Standings 51 at 2:50
2000 Summer 31 Sydney Cycling Russia Final Standings 28 at 1:38