Paolo Longo Borghini

Paolo Longo Borghini (born 10 December 1980 in Asiago) is a retired Italian professional road bicycle racer.

Paolo Longo Borghini
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Longo Borghini at the 2007 Euskal Bizikleta
Personal information
Full namePaolo Longo Borghini
NicknameCaterpillar[1]
Born (1980-12-10) 10 December 1980 (age 39)
Asiago, Italy
Height1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Weight76 kg (168 lb)
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider (retired)
Professional teams
2004Vini Caldirola
2005Barloworld
2006Ceramica Flaminia–Bossini Docce
2007–2009Barloworld
2010ISD–NERI
2011–2014Liquigas–Cannondale
Major wins
Gran Premio Nobili Rubinetterie (2006)

Longo Borghini is the son of three time cross country skiing Olympian Guidina Dal Sasso.[1] His younger sister Elisa Longo Borghini is also a racing cyclist.[2]

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

2001
3rd Trophée des Alpes de la Mer
2006
1st Gran Premio Nobili Rubinetterie
7th Giro del Veneto
2007
8th Overall Tour Down Under
9th GP Industria & Artigianato di Larciano
2008
5th Grand Prix de Denain
4th Stage 3 Tour de France

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
  Giro d'Italia 111 108 67 99
  Tour de France 123 DNF 125
  Vuelta a España 89 101
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Bravo Longo Borghini nel giorno dei francesi". La Republica. 8 July 2008.
  2. ^ Atkins, Ben (4 October 2011). "Annemiek van Vleuten confirms with Rabobank; Elisa Longo Borghini to Hitec Products-UCK". velonation.com.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Paolo Longo Borghini at Wikimedia Commons