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Guido Bontempi (born 12 January 1960 in Gussago) is an Italian former road bicycle racer. Bontempi's career highlights include winning the spring's classic Gent–Wevelgem two times (1984 and 1986) and a total of 16 stages in the Giro d'Italia throughout his career. He also won six stages in the Tour de France and four stages in the Vuelta a España. In the 1988 Tour de France he won the prelude, allowing him to wear the yellow jersey in the first stage. He also won the points classification in the 1986 Giro d'Italia and wore the pink jersey as leader of the general classification for one stage in the 1981 Giro d'Italia. He also competed in the 1000m time trial and team pursuit events at the 1980 Summer Olympics.[1]

Guido Bontempi
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Personal information
Full nameGuido Bontempi
Born (1960-01-12) 12 January 1960 (age 59)
Gussago, Italy
Team information
Current teamRetired
Professional team(s)
1987–1990Carrera Jeans-Vagabond
1991Carrera Jeans-Tassoni
1992Carrera Jeans-Vagabond
1993Carrera Jeans-Tassoni
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
6 individual stages
(1986, 1988, 1990, 1992)
Giro d'Italia
Points classification (1986)
16 individual stages (1981-1993)
Vuelta a España
4 individual stages (1981, 1991)

One-Day Races and Classics

Gent–Wevelgem (1984, 1986)
E3 Prijs Vlaanderen (1988)
Giro del Piemonte (1983)
Tre Valli Varesine (1986, 1991)
Paris-Brussels (1986)

Major resultsEdit

1st, Stage 1a, Giro d'Italia
1st, Stages 1 and 3, Vuelta a España
1st, Giro del Friuli
1st, Stage 14, Giro d'Italia
1st, Giro del Piemonte
1st, Stages 2 and 8, Giro d'Italia
1st, Stage 1, Tirreno–Adriatico
1st, Stages 1 and 5, Tour of the Basque Country
1st, Gent–Wevelgem
1st, Prologue, Tirreno–Adriatico
1st, Stage 21, Giro d'Italia
1st, Stage 2, Giro del Trentino
1st, Stage 5, Danmark Rundt
1st, Gent–Wevelgem
1st, Giro della Provincia di Reggio Calabria
1st, Paris–Brussels
1st, Tre Valli Varesine
Giro d'Italia
  points classification
1st, Stages 7, 10, 11, 17 and 20
1st, Stages 6, 22 and 23, Tour de France
1st, Coppa Bernocchi
1st, Giro del Friuli
1st, Stage 12, Giro d'Italia
1st, Coppa Bernocchi
1st, E3 Prijs Vlaanderen
1st, Giro del Friuli
1st, Stages 2 and 5, Giro d'Italia
1st, Prelude, Tour de France
1st, Stage 1b, Setmana Catalana de Ciclisme
1st, Stage 19, Tour de France
1st, Stages 1a and 2, Vuelta a Valencia
1st, Tre Valli Varesine
1st, Stage 2, Tour de Luxembourg
1st, Stages 10 and 15, Vuelta a España
1st, Stages 7 and 9, Giro d'Italia
1st, Stage 5, Tour de France
1st, Stage 1, Giro del Trentino
1st, Stage 6, Giro d'Italia
1st, Stage 3, Vuelta a Valencia


  1. ^ "Guido Bontempi Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved 12 May 2015.

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