|Full name||Paola Pezzo|
January 8, 1969 |
Bosco Chiesanuova, Italy
|Discipline||Mountain bike racing|
|Gary Fisher, Specialized Factory Team|
Paola Pezzo (born 8 January 1969 in Bosco Chiesanuova) is a cross-country mountain bike racer from Verona, Italy. In 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia, in the U.S., she won the Olympic gold medal in mountain biking, when the event made its debut.
Pezzo won the female World Mountain Bike Championship title in both 1993 and 1997. In 1997 she won the Grundig World Cup crown.
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- Her bio on the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame
- Paola Pezzo profile at Cycling Archives
- Media related to Paola Pezzo at Wikimedia Commons