Historic Overview Pavel Tonkov

Rider

Overall Rank160
NamePavel TONKOV
Country
  Russia
Date of birth09-Feb-1969 - Izhevsk (Udmurt)
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Biography

Pavel Tonkov

Pavel Sergeyevich Tonkov (Russian: Павел Сергеевич Тонков; born February 9, 1969 in Izhevsk) is a former professional road racing cyclist from Russia. His talents were first showcased when winning the world junior title as part of the Soviet Union team in 1987. This alerted the world to his talents, and he turned pro in 1992 with the RUSS-Baïkal team. His biggest success was the overall win in the 1996 edition of the Giro d'Italia. He also placed 2nd in the following two editions of the Italian race.
In 1995 he won the Tour de Suisse and in 1997 he won the Tour de Romandie. In 2000 he placed 3rd overall in the Vuelta a España. Throughout much of his career, he was a client of the controversial Michele Ferrari.
He retired in 2005.

He lives in Córdoba, Spain where he manages a hotel.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Tour de Suisse 1995
Giro d'Italia 1996
Tour de Romandie 1997
Giro d'Italia - stages 1996 (1), 1997 (3), 1998 (1), 2002 (1), 2004 (1)
Tour de Suisse - stages 1993 (1), 1995 (1)
Vuelta a España - stages 1997 (2)
Tour de Romandie - stages 1996 (1), 1997 (1)
G.P. du Midi-Libre - stages 1994 (1)
More results

Seasons

Pavel Tonkov - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1992 Lampre - Colnago - Animex 557 95
2. 1993 Lampre - Polti 749 54
3. 1994 Lampre - Panaria 823 47
4. 1995 Lampre - Panaria 1310 18
5. 1996 Panaria - Vinavil 1233 30
6. 1997 Mapei - GB 1856 10
7. 1998 Mapei - Bricobi 1079 29
8. 1999 Mapei - Quick Step 1305 24
9. 2000 Mapei - Quick Step 1495 16
10. 2001 Mercury - Viatel 671 81
11. 2002 Lampre - Daikin 777 66
12. 2003 CCC - Polsat 142 395
13. 2004 Vini Caldirola - Nobili Rubinetterie 437 140
14. 2005 Team L.P.R. 75 564
Overall: 12509 160