Gianni Bugno

Date of BirthFebruary 14, 1964
Place of BirthBrugherio, Italy
Height1.81 m
Weight68 kg
Professional Career1985-1998

Gianni Bugno is a retired Italian professional cyclist who competed in road races. He was born in Brugherio, Italy on February 14, 1964. In the 1980s and 1990s, Bugno had a good career and was noted for his all-around ability and strong performances in stage races.

In 1985, Bugno began his professional cycling career and soon rose to prominence, winning numerous big races. In 1990 and 1991, he won the Giro d’Italia, and in 1990 and 1991, he placed second in the Tour de France. In 1991 and 1992, Bugno won the UCI Road World Cup as well.

Bugno was known off the bike for his passion for music and dedication to philanthropic causes. He established the “Bicis per la Vida” foundation to fund leukemia and lymphoma research.

Since his 1998 retirement from professional cycling, Bugno has remained connected in the sport as a commentator and an ambassador.

Gianni Bugno’s most notable accomplishments:

1991UCI Road World Cup
1992UCI Road World Cup
1991Giro d’Italia
1990Giro d’Italia
1991Milan-San Remo
1991Giro di Lombardia
1990Tour de France (2nd place)

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