Full name: Rolf SÃ¸rensen
Nickname(s): Il Biondo
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: April 20, 1965 in Gladsaxe, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Affiliations: Ordrup CC, Gentofte (DEN) / Rabobank, (NED)
Related Olympians: Son of Jens SÃ¸rensen.
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
Known in Italy as Il Biondo because of his blonde hair, Rolf SÃ¸rensen is the most successful Danish cyclists of all-time. In a 17-year career, he was credited with 53 professional victories, including several one-day classics. He won Paris-Tours in 1990, LiÃ¨ge-Bastogne-LiÃ¨ge in 1993, and the Ronde van Vlaanderen in 1997. He also won the Rund um den Henninger Turm and Milano-Torino in 1993, and the 1994 Paris-Bruxelles races. SÃ¸rensen also won two stages at the Tour de France, briefly wearing the yellow jersey in 1991, and one at the Giro dâItalia. After his 2000 retirement he worked as a cycling commentator and agent.
|1996 Summer||31||Atlanta||Cycling||Men's Road Race, Individual||Denmark||DEN||2||Silver|
|2000 Summer||35||Sydney||Cycling||Men's Road Race, Individual||Denmark||DEN||58|
|1996 Summer||31||Atlanta||Cycling||Denmark||Final Standings||2||at 0:00|
|2000 Summer||35||Sydney||Cycling||Denmark||Final Standings||58||at 1:38|