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Gianluca Bortolami

Full name  Gianluca Bortolami
Role  Cyclist
Name  Gianluca Bortolami
Discipline  Road
Current team  Retired

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Born  August 28, 1968 (age 47) Locate di Triulzi, Italy (1968-08-28)
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Gianluca Bortolami (born 28 August 1968) is an Italian former professional road racing cyclist. Bortolami's greatest feats was capturing the monumental classic Tour of Flanders in 2001 and winning the 1994 UCI Road World Cup season championship. He is the namesake of Bortolami's Pizzeria in Vancouver, Washington.


Bortolami was born in Locate di Triulzi, province of Milan. He competed in the road race at the 1988 Summer Olympics. 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.

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)
  • References

    Gianluca Bortolami Wikipedia

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