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Alex Zülle

Full name: Alex Zülle
Nickname(s): Perro Loco
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: July 5, 1968 in Wil, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland
Affiliations: Veloclub Hirslanden / ONCE (ESP) / Banesto (ESP)
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Swiss rider Alex Zülle started out as a skiier but after a serious injury when he was 18, he turned to cycling and turned professional in 1991. He raced in the pro peloton until 2004, twice winning the Vuelta à España, placing second at the Tour de France in 1995 and 1999, while winning two Tour stages, three stages at the Giro d’Italia, and nine at the Vuelta. Zülle’s other major victories included the 1996 World Championship in the time trial, the 2002 Tour de Suisse, and the Vuelta al País Vasco in 1995 and 1997.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Switzerland SUI 104
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Cycling Men's Individual Time Trial Switzerland SUI 7
2000 Summer 32 Sydney Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Switzerland SUI 67
2000 Summer 32 Sydney Cycling Men's Individual Time Trial Switzerland SUI 33

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Cycling Switzerland Final Standings 104 at 2:58
2000 Summer 32 Sydney Cycling Switzerland Final Standings 67 at 1:38

Men's Individual Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M T
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Cycling Switzerland Final Standings 7 at 2:28
2000 Summer 32 Sydney Cycling Switzerland Final Standings 33 1-02:34.088
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