Marco Pantani

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Marco Pantani
Marco Pantani.jpg
Pantani in 1997
Personal information
Full nameMarco Pantani
NicknameIl Pirata (The pirate), Elefantino (The little elephant)[1]
Born13 Januar 1970(1970-01-13)
Cesena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Dee'd14 Februar 2004(2004-02-14) (aged 34)
Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Hicht1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Wecht57 kg (126 lb; 9.0 st)
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider teepClimbing specialist
Amateur team(s)
1989G.S. Rinascita Ravenna
1990–1992G.S. Giacobazzi-Nonantola
Perfaisional team(s)
1992–1996Carrera Jeans-Vagabond
1997–2003Mercatone Uno
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
General clessification (1998)
Moontains clessification (1998)
8 indiveedual stages (1994, 1998, 1999)
Tour de France
General clessification (1998)
Young rider classification (1994, 1995)
8 indiveedual stages (1995, 1997, 1998, 2000)

Stage races

Vuelta a Murcia (1999)

Marco Pantani (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmarko panˈtaːni]; 13 Januar 1970 – 14 Februar 2004) wis an Italian road racin cyclist, widely considered ane o the best climbers o his era in professional road bicycle racin.[2][3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Vergne, Laurent (22 July 2015). "Cannibale, Chéri-pipi, Wookie, Andy torticolis… le Top 20 des surnoms mythiques du cyclisme" [Cannibal, Chéri-pipi, Wookie, Andy Torticollis... the Top 20 mythical nicknames of cycling]. Eurosport (in French). Retrieved 11 April 2016. 
  2. "Armstrong salutes Pantani". BBC. 15 February 2004. Retrieved 8 October 2010. 
  3. Stephen Farrand (16 February 2004). "Cycling: Tragic Pantani hailed as 'genius'". The Daily Telegraph. UK. Retrieved 8 October 2010.