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Bruno Risi (born 6 September 1968 in Erstfeld) is a retired Swiss professional racing cyclist. He competed at five Olympic Games.[1]

Bruno Risi
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Personal information
NicknameBruno Risi
Born (1968-09-06) 6 September 1968 (age 51)
Erstfeld, Switzerland
Team information
DisciplineTrack
RoleRider
Rider typeEndurance (Madison)

Risi was one of the top six-day riders of his generation, he won many professional Madison events during his long career.

He is the ninth Swiss sportsperson to compete at five Olympics (1988, 1996/2008), after middle-distance runner Paul Martin, equestrians Henri Chammartin and Gustav Fischer, javelin thrower Urs von Wartburg, equestrian Christine Stückelberger, and Alpine skier Paul Accola, shooter Gabriele Bühlmann, and equestrian Markus Fuchs.

PalmaresEdit

1990
1st, Stage 5a, Circuit Franco-Belge, Wasquehal
  World Amateur Points Race Championship
1991
World Amateur Points Race Champion
1st, Giro del Lago Maggiore -GP Knorr-
1st, Tour du Lac Léman
1992
World Points Race Champion
1st, Six-Days of Dortmund (with Kurt Betschart)
2nd, Overall, Niederösterreich Rundfahrt
1993
1st, Six Days' of Dortmund, Ghent & München (with Kurt Betschart)
2nd, National Team Pursuit Championship (with Betschart/Büchler/Gisler)
1994
World Points Race Champion
1st, Six-Days' of København & München (with Kurt Betschart)
2nd, Omloop Wase Scheldeboorden
1995
  European Madison Champion (with Kurt Betschart)
1st, Six-Days' of Bremen & Köln (with Kurt Betschart)
  World Madison Championship (with Kurt Betschart)
1996
1st, Six-Days' of Ghent & København (with Kurt Betschart)
  European Madison Championship (with Kurt Betschart)
2nd, National Team Pursuit Championship (with Betschart/Gisler/Strüby)
1997
1st, Six-Days' of Dortmund, Leipzig & München (with Kurt Betschart)
  World Points Race Championship
  European Madison Championship (with Kurt Betschart)
1998
1st, Six-Days' of München, Stuttgart & Herning (with Kurt Betschart)
1st, Six-Days of Fiorenzuola d'Arda (with Giovanni Lombardi)
1999
World Points Race Champion
1st, Six-Days' of Bremen & Dortmund (with Kurt Betschart)
2000
   Switzerland Points Race Champion
1st, Six-Days of München (with Kurt Betschart)
1st, Elgger Radomnium
1st, Schorndorf
  European Madison Championship (with Kurt Betschart)
2001
World Points Race Champion
1st, Weil-am-Rhein & Osnabrück
1st, Osnabrück, Derny
  European Madison Championship (with Kurt Betschart)
2002
1st, Six-Days' of Bremen, Ghent & Stuttgart (with Kurt Betschart)
1st, Weil-am-Rhein, Osnabrück & Sindelfingen - Schleife
  European Madison Championship (with Kurt Betschart)
2003
World Madison Champion (with Franco Marvulli)
   Switzerland Scratch Champion
1st, Six-Days' of Berlin, Dortmund & München (with Kurt Betschart)
1st, Bruckmühl, Schaffhausen & Wangen
1st, Holzkirchen (with Thomas Höß)
2nd, National Elimination Championship
  European Madison Championship (with Kurt Betschart)
2004
1st, Six-Days of Bremen (with Kurt Betschart)
1st, Ruggell, Bottrop-Kirchhellen, Dachau & Steinhagen
  Olympic Games, Madison (with Franco Marvulli)
  World Madison Championship (with Franco Marvulli)
2005
1st, Six-Days of Stuttgart (with Kurt Betschart & Franco Marvulli)
1st, Six-Days' of Berlin & Amsterdam (with Kurt Betschart)
1st, Trois Jours d'Aigle (with Maxime Bally)
1st, Geldern
2006
  European Madison Champion (with Franco Marvulli)
   Switzerland Madison Champion (with Franco Marvulli)
1st, Six-Days' of Dortmund & München (with Erik Zabel)
1st, Six-Days of Maastricht (with Franco Marvulli)
2007
World Madison Champion (with Franco Marvulli)
   Switzerland Madison Champion (with Franco Marvulli)
1st, Six-Days of Stuttgart (with Franco Marvulli & Erik Zabel)
1st, Six-Days' of Zurich, København, Hasselt, Dortmund, Fiorenzuola d'Arda, München & Zuidlaren (with Marvulli)
1st, Six-Days of Bremen (with Alexander Aeschbach)
1st, Gelsenkirchen, Bruckmühl & Hasle-Ruegsau
1st, Stage 1, Rheinberg
1st, Stage 2, Emmerich
1st, Stage 3, Schermbeck
2008
1st, Six-Days' of Zurich, Berlin, København & Hasselt (with Franco Marvulli)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Bruno Risi Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 8 July 2016.

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