Luciano Borgognoni

Luciano Borgognoni (12 October 1951 – 2 August 2014) was an Italian cyclist. As an amateur he won the 4000 m team pursuit event at the 1971 World Championships and placed fifth and ninth in the individual and team pursuit at the 1972 Summer Olympics, respectively.[1][2] After the Olympics he became professional road racer and won the Giro del Friuli and one stage in the Giro di Sardegna in 1974. He rode the Giro d’Italia in 1973–82 and won two stages in 1977. He failed to complete the 1976 Tour de France.[3]

Luciano Borgognoni
Luciano Borgognoni 1973.jpg
Borgognoni in 1973
Personal information
Born(1951-10-12)12 October 1951
Gallarate, Italy
Died2 August 2014(2014-08-02) (aged 62)
Gallarate, Italy
Height171 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight71 kg (157 lb)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Luciano Borgognoni Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 28 October 2014.
  2. ^ Lutto per il ciclismo varesino, muore Luciano Borgognoni Archived 5 January 2015 at the Wayback Machine Varesenews.it
  3. ^ Luciano Borgognoni. cyclingarchives.com