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Gianni Giacomini

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGianni•Giacomini
Used nameGianni•Giacomini
Born18 August 1958 in Cimadolmo, Treviso (ITA)
Measurements178 cm / 69 kg
NOC(s) Italy


Gianni Giacomini was the 1979 World Amateur Road Champion, and was considered one of the favorites at the 1980 Olympic road race. But he was dropped by Soviet Sergey Sukhoruchenkov, who dominated the race, and Giacomini placed fifth.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1980 Summer Olympics Cycling Road (Cycling) Road Race, Individual, Men Olympic 18 Representing Italy    
  100 kilometres Team Time Trial, Men Olympic Italy 5

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