Vladimir Poulnikov

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Vladimir Pulnikov (born June 6, 1965 in Kiev) is a Ukrainian former road racing cyclist.[1]

Vladimir Poulnikov
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Personal information
Full nameVladimir Poulnikov
Born (1965-06-06) June 6, 1965 (age 55)
Kiev, Ukraine
Team information
Current teamRetired
Amateur team
-USSR Amateur team
Professional teams
1989-1990Alfa Lum
1995Deutsche Telekom
1996TVM-Farm Frites
1997-98Kross-Selle Italia
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
Young rider classification (1989, 1990)
3 individual stages (1990, 1991, 1994)


He debuted in the amateur categories for Soviet Union. As a professional, his best results include a 4th place overall in the 1990 Giro d'Italia, a 10th overall place at the Tour de France in 1993 and 1994, and a second place overall at the 1994 Tour de Suisse and the stage victory in the Giro. He also competed in the men's individual road race at the 1996 Summer Olympics.[2]

Poulnikov retired from professional cycling in 1998.

Major resultsEdit

1st Stage 6 GP Tell
2nd Overall Course de la Paix
3rd Overall Okolo Slovenska
2nd Overall Course de la Paix
2nd Overall Giro Ciclistico d'Italia
Giro d'Italia
1st Young rider classification
1st Stage 9
1st Overall Cronostaffetta (TTT)
3rd Memorial Gastone Nencini
2nd Overall Tour of Belgium
4th Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Young rider classification
7th Tre Valli Varesine
1st Overall Cronostaffetta (TTT)
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
1st Stage 4 Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco
1st Stage 5 Clásico RCN
3rd Giro del Lazio
7th Overall Giro d'Italia
9th Overall Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco
10th Overall Giro del Trentino
10th Overall Tour de France
10th Subida a Urkiola
1st Giro del Friuli
1st Stage 20 Giro d'Italia
2nd Overall Tour de Suisse
10th Overall Tour de France
4th Overall Route du Sud
3rd Giro di Toscana

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
  Vuelta a España 31 DNF 66 44
  Giro d'Italia 11 4 11 7 11 14 16 DNF
  Tour de France 88 10 10 25 DNF
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ "Vladimir Pulnikov". Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Vladimir Poulnikov Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 3 March 2020.

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