Paolo Bossoni

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Paolo Bossoni (born July 2, 1976 in San Secondo Parmense , Province of Parma , Italy ) is a former Italian cyclist .


Bossoni became a professional in 1999 with the Italian cycling team Cantina Tollo .

His first major success came in the sixth stage of the Vuelta a España 2000 , which he won in the sprint of a 30-strong group ahead of Giovanni Lombardi and world champion Óscar Freire . At the 17th stage of the Tour de France 2003 he won the sprint of a breakaway group behind the Dutchman Servais Knaven , who pulled away from a 10-man top group with eight other drivers 18 km from the finish.

On July 29, 2008 Bossoni was tested positive for EPO during a doping control Italian championships, in which he finished sixth .




Individual evidence

  1. from August 31, 2000: Team Telekom again missed a stage win
  2. of July 24, 2003: stage win for Knaven - Zabel 12.
  3. of July 31, 2008: Two more doping cases in Italy

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