Historic Overview Gianluca Bortolami

Rider

Overall Rank399
NameGianluca BORTOLAMI
Country
  Italy
Date of birth28-Aug-1968 - Locate Triulzi (Lombardia)
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Biography

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.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Ronde van Vlaanderen 2001
Meisterschaft von Zürich 1994
Giro del Piemonte 1997
Milano - Vignola 2002
Giro del Veneto 1994
Wincanton Classic 1994
Giro di Romagna 2002, 2004
Tour de Suisse - stages 2000 (1), 2001 (1)
Tour de France - stages 1994 (1)
Tour de Romandie - stages 1992 (1)
Driedaagse De Panne - stages 2003 (1)
More results

Seasons

Gianluca Bortolami - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1990 Diana - Colnago - Animex 146 305
2. 1991 Colnago - Lampre - Sopran 503 105
3. 1992 Lampre - Colnago - Animex 311 166
4. 1993 Lampre - Polti 549 81
5. 1994 Mapei - Clas 1795 12
6. 1995 Mapei - GB - Latexco 623 71
7. 1996 Mapei - GB 550 83
8. 1997 Festina - Lotus 711 59
9. 1998 Festina - Lotus 456 122
10. 1999 Vini Caldirola - Sidermec 134 344
11. 2000 Vini Caldirola - Sidermec 177 320
12. 2001 Tacconi Sport - Vini Caldirola 987 51
13. 2002 Tacconi Sport - Emmegi 540 115
14. 2003 Vini Caldirola - So.Di 247 269
15. 2004 Lampre 131 413
16. 2005 Lampre - Caffita 189 316
Overall: 8049 399