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Rolf Järmann (born 31 January 1966 in Arbon) is a retired road bicycle racer from Switzerland, who was a professional rider from 1988 to 1999. He twice won the Amstel Gold Race (1993 and 1998) during his career. He was the Swiss National Road Race champion in 1990.[1] He also won the Tour de Pologne 1997.[2]

Rolf Järmann
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Personal information
Full nameRolf Järmann
Born (1966-01-31) 31 January 1966 (age 53)
Arbon, Switzerland
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb; 11 st 7 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Major wins
Amstel Gold Race (1993, 1998)

According to a Cyclingnews.com report, in his book Doping, Spitzensport als gesellschaftliches Problem (Doping, Top Sport as a Social Problem), Järmann admits to using EPO.[3]

TeamsEdit

  • 1988: Cyndarella-Isotonic (Switzerland)
  • 1989: Frank-Toyo-Magniflex (Switzerland)
  • 1990: Pneuhaus Frank-Toyo (Switzerland)
  • 1991: Weinmann-Eddy Merckx (Switzerland)
  • 1992: Ceramiche Ariostea (Italy)
  • 1993: Ceramiche Ariostea (Italy)
  • 1994: GB-MG Maglificio (Italy)
  • 1995: MG Maglificio-Technogym (Italy)
  • 1996: MG Maglificio-Technogym (Italy)
  • 1997: Casino-C'est votre equipe (France)
  • 1998: Casino-C'est votre equipe (France)
  • 1999: Post Swiss Team (Switzerland)

Tour de FranceEdit

  • 1991 – 83rd place
  • 1992 – 62nd place (winner 12th stage)
  • 1993 – 54th place
  • 1994 – 73rd place
  • 1995 – 67th place
  • 1996 – 90th place

Major resultsEdit

1988
Stausee-Rundfahrt Klingnau
1989
Giro d'Italia:
Winner stage 4
1990
   Switzerland National Road Race Championship
1992
Tour de France:
Winner stage 12
1993
Amstel Gold Race
1995
GP Ouest-France
Tour de Luxembourg
1997
Tour de Pologne
1998
Tirreno–Adriatico
Amstel Gold Race

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Championship, Road, Elite, Switzerland (Men)". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 14 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Tour de Pologne". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  3. ^ cyclingnews.com, Sep 8, 2000

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