Born on March 27, 1961, Switzerland’s Tony Rominger was an accomplished rider in both the Grand Tour events and one-day races.
Rominger won four Grand Tours and two cycling monument victories.
Rominger was a good all-round rider who was capable of winning any kind of prize.
He won the Mountains Jersey and Points Jersey competitions plus the overall prize in the Grand Tours, in addition to victories in the major one-day classics.
Rominger won the Vuelta a Espana three times.
Rominger won the 1992 Vuelta a Espana in front of Spaniards Jesus Montoya and Pedro Delgado.
Rominger also won the 1993 Vuelta a Espana in front of Alex Zulle of Switzerland and Luadelino Cubino of Spain.
In addition, Rominger won the 1994 Vuelta a Espana in front of Spaniards Mikel Zarrabeitia and Pedro Delgado.
Rominger also won the Mountains Jersey twice in the Vuelta a Espana, in 1993 and 1996.