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Fabian Cancellara

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameFabian•Cancellara
Used nameFabian•Cancellara
Nick/petnamesSpartacus / Tony Montana
Born18 March 1981 in Wohlen (SUI)
Measurements186 cm / 81 kg
AffiliationsFassa Bortolo, (ITA) / Team Saxo Bank, Lyngby, Rebild (DEN) / Trek–Segafredo, (USA)
NOC(s) Switzerland

Biography

Fabian Cancellara is a Swiss professional who is one of the greatest time trial cyclists ever. As a junior he won the World Championship time trial in 1998-99, and then followed that with the World Championship time trial for under-23 in 2000, after which he turned professional. As a professional he has won numerous prologues and time trial stages in the grand tours. He was World Champion in the time trial in 2006-07 and 2009-10, and won the Olympic gold medal in the event in 2008, adding a silver medal in the road race at the Beijing Olympics. His other major wins include Paris-Roubaix in both 2006 and 2010, the 2010 Ronde van Vlaanderen, the 2009 Tour de Suisse, 2008 Tirreno-Adriatico, and the 2008 Milano-Sanremo.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
2004 Summer Olympics Cycling Road (Cycling) Road Race, Individual, Men Olympic AC Representing Switzerland    
  Individual Time Trial, Men Olympic 9
2008 Summer Olympics Cycling Road (Cycling) Road Race, Individual, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Switzerland    
  Individual Time Trial, Men Olympic 1 Gold
2012 Summer Olympics Cycling Road (Cycling) Road Race, Individual, Men Olympic 105 Representing Switzerland    
  Individual Time Trial, Men Olympic 7
2016 Summer Olympics Cycling Road (Cycling) Road Race, Individual, Men Olympic 34 Representing Switzerland    
  Individual Time Trial, Men Olympic 1 Gold

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