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Gianluca Bortolami
Personal information
Full name Gianluca Bortolami
Date of birth August 28, 1968 (1968-08-28) (age 41)
Country  Italy
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
UCI Road World Cup (1994)
Wincanton Classic (1994)
Züri-Metzgete (1994)
Ronde van Vlaanderen (2001)
Tour de France, 1 stage
Infobox last updated on:
November 1, 2007

Gianluca Bortolami (born August 28, 1968) is an Italian former professional road racing cyclist. Bortolami's greatest feats was capturing the monumental classic Ronde van Vlaanderen in 2001 and winning the 1994 UCI Road World Cup season championship.

Bortolami was born in Locate di Triulzi, province of Milan. He turned professional in 1990 and rode for Lampre. He finished 75th in the 2002 Tour de France, 46th in the 1997 Tour, 13th in the 1994 Tour with one stage win, and 73rd in the 1993 Tour. He was tested positive for cortisone in 2003 during Three Days of De Panne. He was suspended for six months by the Italian cycling federation.[1]

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Major results

1992
1st, Stage 2, Tour de Romandie
1st, Stages 10 & 11, Volta a Portugal
1993
1st, Cronostaffeta
1994
Champion, UCI Road World Cup
1st, Giro del Veneto
1st, Gran Premio Città di Camaiore
1st, Leeds Classic
1st, Züri-Metzgete
1st, Stage 7, Tour de France
1995
1st, Prologue, Tour DuPont
1997
1st, Coppa Bernocchi
1st, Giro del Piemonte
1st, Stage 5, Volta a Galega
1999
1st, Stages 1 & 2, Österreich Rundfahrt
2001
1st, Ronde van Vlaanderen
1st, Sparkassen Giro Bochum
1st, Stage 3, Brixia Tour
1st, Stage 3, Tour de Suisse
2002
1st, Giro della Romagna
1st, GP de Fourmies
1st, Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
1st, Milano-Vignola
2003
1st, Stage 1, Three Days of De Panne
2004
1st, Giro della Romagna
1st, Stage 1, Tour de Belgique
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Tour de France record

  • Did Not Finish (2005) (withdraw 16th stage)
  • 76th Overall (2002)
  • 46th Overall (1997)
  • 13th Overall; Stage 6 win (1994)
  • 73rd Overall (1993)

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Maurizio Fondriest
UCI Road World Cup Champion
1994
Succeeded by
Johan Museeuw

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