Guido Bontempi

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Guido Bontempi
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Personal information
Full name Guido Bontempi
Born (1960-01-12) January 12, 1960 (age 54)
Gussago, Italy
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1981–1983
1984–1986
1987–1990
1991
1992
1993
1994–1995
Inoxpran
Carrera-Inoxpran
Carrera Jeans-Vagabond
Carrera Jeans-Tassoni
Carrera Jeans-Vagabond
Carrera Jeans-Tassoni
Gewiss-Ballan
Major wins
Gent–Wevelgem (1984, 1986)
Giro d'Italia, 16 stages
Giro d'Italia, Points classification (1986)
Tour de France, 6 stages
Vuelta a España, 4 stages
Infobox last updated on
October 29, 2007

Guido Bontempi (born January 12, 1960 in Gussago) is an Italian former road bicycle racer. Bontempi's career highlights include winning the spring's classic Gent–Wevelgem two times (1984 and 1986) and a total of 16 stages in the Giro d'Italia throughout his career. He also won six stages in the Tour de France and four stages in the Vuelta a España. In the 1988 Tour de France he won the prelude, allowing him to wear the yellow jersey in the first stage. He also won the points classification in the 1986 Giro d'Italia and wore the maglia rosa for one stage in the 1981 Giro d'Italia. He is currently directeur sportif of the UCI ProTour team Lampre-Fondital.

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1981
1st, Stage 1a, Giro d'Italia
1st, Stages 1 and 3, Vuelta a España
1982
1st, Giro del Friuli
1st, Stage 14, Giro d'Italia
1983
1st, Giro del Piemonte
1st, Stages 2 and 8, Giro d'Italia
1st, Stage 1, Tirreno–Adriatico
1st, Stages 1 and 5, Tour of the Basque Country
1984
1st, Gent–Wevelgem
1st, Prologue, Tirreno–Adriatico
1st, Stage 21, Giro d'Italia
1985
1st, Stage 2, Giro del Trentino
1st, Stage 5, Danmark Rundt
1986
1st, Gent–Wevelgem
1st, Giro della Provincia di Reggio Calabria
1st, Paris–Brussels
1st, Tre Valli Varesine
Giro d'Italia
Jersey violet.svg points classification
1st, Stages 7, 10, 11, 17 and 20
1st, Stages 6, 22 and 23, Tour de France
1987
1st, Coppa Bernocchi
1st, Giro del Friuli
1st, Stage 12, Giro d'Italia
1988
1st, Coppa Bernocchi
1st, E3 Prijs Vlaanderen
1st, Giro del Friuli
1st, Stages 2 and 5, Giro d'Italia
1st, Prelude, Tour de France
1990
1st, Stage 1b, Setmana Catalana de Ciclisme
1st, Stage 19, Tour de France
1st, Stages 1a and 2, Vuelta a Valencia
1991
1st, Tre Valli Varesine
1st, Stage 2, Tour de Luxembourg
1st, Stages 10 and 15, Vuelta a España
1992
1st, Stages 7 and 9, Giro d'Italia
1st, Stage 5, Tour de France
1993
1st, Stage 1, Giro del Trentino
1st, Stage 6, Giro d'Italia
1st, Stage 3, Vuelta a Valencia

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