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Moreno Argentin

Moreno Argentin
Argentin in 1987
Personal information
Full name Moreno Argentin
Nickname Il Capo
Born (1960-12-17) 17 December 1960
San Donà di Piave, Italy
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1981–1984 Sammontana
1985–1986 Sammontana-Bianchi
1987–1989 Gewiss-Bianchi
1990–1992 Ceramiche Ariostea
1993 Mecair-Ballan
1994 Gewiss-Ballan
Major wins

Grand Tours

Tour de France
1 individual stage (1991)
1 TTT (1991)
Giro d'Italia
13 individual stages (1981-1994)

Stage Races

Danmark Rundt (1985)
Giro del Trentino (1994)

One-Day Races and Classics

World Road Race Championship (1986)
National Road Race Championship (1983, 1989)
Liège–Bastogne–Liège (1985, 1986, 1987, 1991)
Giro di Lombardia (1987)
Tour of Flanders (1990)
La Flèche Wallonne (1990, 1991, 1994)

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

Italian track cycling champion, team pursuit, juniors
Italian track cycling champion, team pursuit, juniors
Italian track cycling champion, team pursuit, amateurs
Italian track cycling champion, team pursuit, amateurs
Italian road cycling champion, military
Giro della Valli Aretine
8th and 12th stage, Giro d'Italia
GP Industria & Commercio di Prato
8th stage, Giro d'Italia
3rd stage, Tour de Suisse
Giro della Romagna
Trofeo Matteotti
7th and 21st stage, Giro d'Italia
Italian National Road Race Championship
2nd and 3rd stage, Tirreno–Adriatico
3rd and 5th stage, Giro d'Italia
1st stage, Tirreno–Adriatico
Overall, Danmark Rundt
World Championships
Giro di Lombardia
2nd, 4th and 7th stage, Giro d'Italia
2nd and 4th stage, Tirreno–Adriatico
Italian National Road Race Championship
Tour of Flanders
La Flèche Wallonne
3rd stage, Tour de France
9th stage, Tour of Switzerland
La Flèche Wallonne
15th stage, Tour de France
5th, 6th and 7th stage, Tirreno–Adriatico
1st and 13th stage, Giro d'Italia
La Flèche Wallonne
Giro del Trentino
2nd stage, Giro d'Italia

Monuments results timeline

Monument 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
Milan–San Remo 3 28 17 26 41 4 2
Tour of Flanders 15 66 1 53 42
Liège–Bastogne–Liège 39 1 1 1 12 6 1 5 18
Giro di Lombardia 2 21 30 1

DNF = Did not finish
— = Did not compete

External links

  • Moreno Argentin profile at Cycling Archives
  • Official Tour de France results for Moreno Argentin
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