|Date of Birth||February 14, 1964|
|Place of Birth||Brugherio, Italy|
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:
|1991||UCI Road World Cup|
|1992||UCI Road World Cup|
|1991||Giro di Lombardia|
|1990||Tour de France (2nd place)|