Moreno Argentin

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Moreno Argentin
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Personal information
Full name Moreno Argentin
Nickname Il Capo
Born (1960-12-17) 17 December 1960 (age 54)
San Donà di Piave, Italy
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1981–1984
1985–1986
1987–1989
1990–1992
1993
1994
Sammontana
Sammontana-Bianchi
Gewiss-Bianchi
Ceramiche Ariostea
Mecair-Ballan
Gewiss-Ballan
Major wins
UCI Road World Championships (1986)
Liège–Bastogne–Liège (1985, 1986, 1987, 1991)
Tour of Flanders (1990)
Giro di Lombardia (1987)
La Flèche Wallonne (1990, 1991, 1994)
Italian Road Race Championship (1983, 1989)
Tour de France, 2 stages
Giro d'Italia, 13 stages
Infobox last updated on
28 July 2008

Moreno Argentin (born 17 December 1960) is an Italian former professional cyclist (from 1981 to 1994).

Born in San Donà di Piave (Veneto), he won stages in the Tour de France, the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de Suisse. Known as Il Capo ("The Boss"), he won Liège–Bastogne–Liège four times, the La Flèche Wallonne three times and the Tour of Flanders and Giro di Lombardia once. He became Italian national champion in 1983 and 1989, and world champion in 1986.

Major victories[edit]

1977
Italian track cycling champion, team pursuit, juniors
1978
Italian track cycling champion, team pursuit, juniors
1979
Italian track cycling champion, team pursuit, amateurs
1980
Italian track cycling champion, team pursuit, amateurs
Italian road cycling champion, military
Giro della Valli Aretine
1981
8th and 12th stage, Giro d'Italia
GP Industria & Commercio di Prato
1982
8th stage, Giro d'Italia
3rd stage, Tour de Suisse
Giro della Romagna
Trofeo Matteotti
1983
7th and 21st stage, Giro d'Italia
MaillotItalia.svg Italian National Road Race Championship
2nd and 3rd stage, Tirreno–Adriatico
1984
3rd and 5th stage, Giro d'Italia
1985
Liège–Bastogne–Liège
1st stage, Tirreno–Adriatico
Overall, Danmark Rundt
1986
Liège–Bastogne–Liège
Arc en ciel.svg World Championships
1987
Liège–Bastogne–Liège
Giro di Lombardia
2nd, 4th and 7th stage, Giro d'Italia
2nd and 4th stage, Tirreno–Adriatico
1989
MaillotItalia.svg Italian National Road Race Championship
1990
Tour of Flanders
La Flèche Wallonne
3rd stage, Tour de France
9th stage, Tour of Switzerland
1991
Liège–Bastogne–Liège
La Flèche Wallonne
15th stage, Tour de France
1992
5th, 6th and 7th stage, Tirreno–Adriatico
1993
1st and 13th stage, Giro d'Italia
1994
La Flèche Wallonne
Giro del Trentino
2nd stage, Giro d'Italia

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