|Full name||Jean-Baptiste Dotto|
|Nickname||Le Vigneron de Cabasse|
27 March 1928|
|Died||20 February 2000
|1951-1953||France Sport Dunlop|
|Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré (1952, 1960)
1955 Vuelta a España
Jean-Baptiste Dotto (27 March 1928, in St-Nazaire – 20 February 2000, in Ollioules, France) was the first French racing cyclist to win the Vuelta a España. He rode the Tour de France 13 times, coming fourth in 1954.
Jean Dotto was born with Italian nationality. He became French in 1937. Dotto was a good climber. He became an independent, or semi-professional, in 1948 and won a race up Mont Ventoux that year and won Marseille-Toulon-Marseille and the climb of La Turbie, near Nice in 1950. He turned professional in 1951 for France-Sport-Dunlop and won five races, including three hill climbs, in his first season. He rode until 1963, winning 35 races, including the Dauphiné-Libéré twice. He won stage 19 of the 1954 Tour de France and next year won the Vuelta by beating Julio Jiménez of Spain and Raphaël Géminiani of France.
- 1st, Overall, Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
- 8th, Overall, Tour de France
- 4th, Overall, Tour de France
- 1st, Overall, Vuelta a España
- 1956 – Sud-Est
- 19th, Overall, Tour de France
- 10th, Overall, Tour de France
- 1958 – Centre-Midi
- DNF Stage 23, Tour de France
- 3rd, Climbers Classification
- Memoire du Cyclisme, Rider history, Jean-Baptiste Dotto Archived 2009-07-11 at the Wayback Machine.
- Velo Club, Rider database, article on Jean-Baptiste Dotto
- Cyclisme Dopage, Les aveux -Après la fin de leur carrière (mais sans remord...) (Confessions - After the end of their careers (but without remorse ...), Jean-Baptiste Dotto