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Full name  Tony Rominger
Discipline  Road
1986  Cilo-Aufina
Ex-spouse  Francine Jordi
Current team  Retired
Rider type  All-rounder
Name  Tony Rominger
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Born  27 March 1961 (age 54) Vejle, Denmark (1961-03-27)
1987  Supermercati Brianzoli-Chateau d'Ax
Role  Professional Road Racing Cyclist

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Tony Rominger (born 27 March 1961 in Vejle, Denmark) is a Swiss former professional road racing cyclist who won the Vuelta a Espana in 1992, 1993 and 1994 and the Giro d'Italia in 1995.

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He began cycling late, allegedly spurred by competition with his brother. Rominger's strengths were time-trialling, climbing and recuperation.

He was a challenger to Miguel Indurain in the Tour de France, placing second in 1993 and winning the polka dot jersey. His three wins in the Vuelta is a record. In 2005 Roberto Heras broke that record but two months later tested positive for the blood-boosting drug EPO and was disqualified. Heras' win has since been reinstated.

In 1994 Rominger broke the world hour record twice in a few days. He used Bordeaux velodrome to ride 53.832 km and then 55.291 km, although a track novice.

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He retired in 1997 after breaking his collarbone at that year's Tour de France. He is the agent of Austrian racing cyclist Matthias Brandle.

Client of Dr Ferrari

For his attempt on the Hour Record in 1994, he was coached by Dr Michele Ferrari, who was at the trackside during the ride.

Grand Tours overall classification results timeline

WD = Withdrew

References

Tony Rominger Wikipedia


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