Flavio Giupponi

Flavio Giupponi (born May 9, 1964 in Bergamo) is an Italian former professional road racing cyclist.

Flavio Giupponi
Personal information
Full nameFlavio Giupponi
Born (1964-05-09) May 9, 1964 (age 56)
Bergamo, Italy
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
1985–1988Del Tongo–Colnago
1989Malvor–Sidi
1990–1991Carrera Jeans–Vagabond
1992–1993Mercatone Uno–Medeghini–Zucchini
1994Brescialat–Ceramiche Refin

Professional careerEdit

Giupponi was as professional cyclist from 1985 to 1994. His best Grand Tour result was at the 1989 Giro d'Italia where he won Stage 14 in the high mountains and finished on the podium in 2nd place overall just 1:15 behind Laurent Fignon.[1]He also won the Giro dell'Appennino in 1990.[2]

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

1984
2nd GP Capodarco
1985
1st   Overall Giro delle Regioni
1st Stage 2b
1st   Overall Giro della Valle d'Aosta
1st   Overall Settimana Ciclistica Lombarda
1986
1st Stage 3 Giro d'Italia (TTT)
6th Giro di Lombardia
1987
2nd Milano–Torino
5th Overall Giro d'Italia
8th Giro di Lombardia
1988
1st Cronostaffetta (TTT)
1st Stage 3 Volta a Catalunya (TTT)
4th Overall Giro d'Italia
1989
2nd Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 14
1990
1st Giro dell'Appennino
3rd National Road Race Championships
3rd Gran Premio Città di Camaiore
1991
9th Tre Valli Varesine
1994
8th Overall Tour de Suisse

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
  Giro d'Italia 43 5 4 2 17 DNF 14 11 17
  Tour de France DNF
  Vuelta a España DNF DNF 101 DNF DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit