Stephen Roche

Date of BirthNovember 28, 1959
Place of BirthDundrum, Dublin, Ireland
Height174 cm
Weight63 kg

Stephen Roche is a former professional road cyclist from Ireland. He was born in Dundrum, Dublin, Ireland, on November 28, 1959. Roche was a prominent cyclist in the 1980s, winning several of the sport’s most famous races, including the Tour de France, the Giro d’Italia, and the World Road Race Championship.

Roche’s career started in the late 1970s and lasted until the early 1990s. He was noted for his aggressive racing style and ability to do well in all sorts of terrain. In 1987, Roche became only the second rider in history to win the Triple Crown of Cycling. In the same year, he won the Giro d’Italia, the Tour de France, and the World Road Race Championship, establishing himself as one of the best cyclists of all time.

Roche retired from professional cycling in 1993, after a ten-year career. He has stayed engaged in the cycling community since his retirement, acting as a pundit and ambassador for the sport.

The Most Significant Achievements of Stephen Roche:

1980Tour de l’Avenir Winner
1981National Road Race Championship Winner
1985Paris-Nice Winner
1986Tour de Romandie Winner
1987Giro d’Italia Winner
1987Tour de France Winner
1987World Road Race Championship Winner

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