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Longo, Jeannie (1958–)

Longo, Jeannie (1958–)

French cyclist. Name variations: Jeannie Longo-Ciprelli. Born Oct 31, 1958, in Annecy, France; m. Patrice Ciprello (her coach).

Began cycling and promptly won the French championship (1979); won Tour de France (1987–89); won Colorado Tour (1981, 1985–87); won World championships for road event (1985–87, 1989, 1995, 1996) and against the clock (1995–96); won French Pursuit championship (1980–89, 1992, 1994) and World Pursuit championship (1986, 1988–89); won a silver medal for indiv. road race at Barcelona Olympics (1992); won a gold medal for indiv. road race and a silver medal for indiv. time trial at Atlanta Olympics (1996); won a bronze medal for indiv. road race at Sydney Olympics (2000).

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