Gianluigi Stanga

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Gianluigi Stanga (* 28. November 1949 in Bergamo , Italy ) is an Italian cycling - Manager .

Stanga was a successful amateur driver . At the School of the Sport of the Olympic Committee he qualified as a team manager in professional cycling. He also holds a Masters degree from Luigi Bocconi University of Economics in Milan.

After a few years as an advisor to the Italian Cycling Federation, he worked for the Greek Cycling Federation from 1979 to 1983.

Since 1983 he has led professional cycling teams , u. a. Team Polti and Domina Vacanze . In 2006 and 2007 he was a key figure in the newly founded Italian-German team Milram : he owned the ProTeam license and he employed the drivers.

In his “doping confession” at the end of June 2007, Jörg Jaksche revealed how Stanga systematically introduced young cyclists to doping over the years . Stanga was then no longer used by Team Milram in the 2007 Tour de France , the collaboration was ended.

Since 2008 he has been working for the Italian cycling club UC Bergamasca 1902 .

Stanga was the manager of Francesco Moser , Gianbattista Baronchelli , Laurent Fignon , Gianni Bugno , Tony Rominger , Mauro Gianetti , Davide Rebellin and Richard Virusque .


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