Paola Pezzo

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Paola Pezzo
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Personal information
Full name Paola Pezzo
Born (1969-01-08) January 8, 1969 (age 48)
Bosco Chiesanuova, Italy
Team information
Discipline Mountain bike racing
Role Rider
Rider type Cross-country
Professional team(s)
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.


Won two gold medals. One in Atlanta '96 and the other in Sydney '00. Won the mountain-bike championships in 1993 and 1997.

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