Bruno Risi

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Bruno Risi
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Personal information
Nickname Bruno Risi
Born (1968-09-06) 6 September 1968 (age 48)
Erstfeld, Switzerland
Team information
Discipline Track
Role Rider
Rider type Endurance (Madison)

Bruno Risi (born 6 September 1968 in Erstfeld) is a retired Swiss professional racing cyclist. He competed at five Olympic Games.[1]

Risi was one of the top six-day riders of his generation, he won many professional Madison events during his long career.

He is the ninth Swiss sportsperson to compete at five Olympics (1988, 1996/2008), after middle-distance runner Paul Martin, equestrians Henri Chammartin and Gustav Fischer, javelin thrower Urs von Wartburg, equestrian Christine Stückelberger, and Alpine skier Paul Accola, shooter Gabriele Bühlmann, and equestrian Markus Fuchs.

Palmares[edit]

1990
1st, Stage 5a, Circuit Franco-Belge, Wasquehal
2nd, silver medalist(s) World Amateur Points Race Championship
1991
World Amateur Points Race Champion
1st, Giro del Lago Maggiore -GP Knorr-
1st, Tour du Lac Léman
1992
World Points Race Champion
1st, Six-Days of Dortmund (with Kurt Betschart)
2nd, Overall, Niederösterreich Rundfahrt
1993
1st, Six Days' of Dortmund, Ghent & München (with Kurt Betschart)
2nd, National Team Pursuit Championship (with Betschart/Büchler/Gisler)
1994
World Points Race Champion
1st, Six-Days' of København & München (with Kurt Betschart)
2nd, Omloop Wase Scheldeboorden
1995
European Union European Madison Champion (with Kurt Betschart)
1st, Six-Days' of Bremen & Köln (with Kurt Betschart)
3rd, bronze medalist(s) World Madison Championship (with Kurt Betschart)
1996
1st, Six-Days' of Ghent & København (with Kurt Betschart)
2nd, silver medalist(s) European Madison Championship (with Kurt Betschart)
2nd, National Team Pursuit Championship (with Betschart/Gisler/Strüby)
1997
1st, Six-Days' of Dortmund, Leipzig & München (with Kurt Betschart)
2nd, silver medalist(s) World Points Race Championship
2nd, silver medalist(s) European Madison Championship (with Kurt Betschart)
1998
1st, Six-Days' of München, Stuttgart & Herning (with Kurt Betschart)
1st, Six-Days of Fiorenzuola d'Arda (with Giovanni Lombardi)
1999
World Points Race Champion
1st, Six-Days' of Bremen & Dortmund (with Kurt Betschart)
2000
  Switzerland Points Race Champion
1st, Six-Days of München (with Kurt Betschart)
1st, Elgger Radomnium
1st, Schorndorf
3rd, bronze medalist(s) European Madison Championship (with Kurt Betschart)
2001
World Points Race Champion
1st, Weil-am-Rhein & Osnabrück
1st, Osnabrück, Derny
3rd, bronze medalist(s) European Madison Championship (with Kurt Betschart)
2002
1st, Six-Days' of Bremen, Ghent & Stuttgart (with Kurt Betschart)
1st, Weil-am-Rhein, Osnabrück & Sindelfingen - Schleife
2nd, silver medalist(s) European Madison Championship (with Kurt Betschart)
2003
World Madison Champion (with Franco Marvulli)
  Switzerland Scratch Champion
1st, Six-Days' of Berlin, Dortmund & München (with Kurt Betschart)
1st, Bruckmühl, Schaffhausen & Wangen
1st, Holzkirchen (with Thomas Höß)
2nd, National Elimination Championship
3rd, bronze medalist(s) European Madison Championship (with Kurt Betschart)
2004
1st, Six-Days of Bremen (with Kurt Betschart)
1st, Ruggell, Bottrop-Kirchhellen, Dachau & Steinhagen
2nd, silver medalist(s) Olympic Games, Madison (with Franco Marvulli)
2nd, silver medalist(s) World Madison Championship (with Franco Marvulli)
2005
1st, Six-Days of Stuttgart (with Kurt Betschart & Franco Marvulli)
1st, Six-Days' of Berlin & Amsterdam (with Kurt Betschart)
1st, Trois Jours d'Aigle (with Maxime Bally)
1st, Geldern
2006
European Union European Madison Champion (with Franco Marvulli)
  Switzerland Madison Champion (with Franco Marvulli)
1st, Six-Days' of Dortmund & München (with Erik Zabel)
1st, Six-Days of Maastricht (with Franco Marvulli)
2007
World Madison Champion (with Franco Marvulli)
  Switzerland Madison Champion (with Franco Marvulli)
1st, Six-Days of Stuttgart (with Franco Marvulli & Erik Zabel)
1st, Six-Days' of Zurich, København, Hasselt, Dortmund, Fiorenzuola d'Arda, München & Zuidlaren (with Marvulli)
1st, Six-Days of Bremen (with Alexander Aeschbach)
1st, Gelsenkirchen, Bruckmühl & Hasle-Ruegsau
1st, Stage 1, Rheinberg
1st, Stage 2, Emmerich
1st, Stage 3, Schermbeck
2008
1st, Six-Days' of Zurich, Berlin, København & Hasselt (with Franco Marvulli)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bruno Risi Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 8 July 2016. 

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