Peter Luttenberger

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Peter Luttenberger (born December 13, 1972 in Bad Radkersburg ) is a former Austrian cyclist .


Peter Luttenberger was predestined to be a mountain climber because of his size (59 kilograms and 173 centimeters tall). As an amateur he celebrated many successes - for example, he won the Piccolo Giro di Lombardia in 1993 and the Giro del Mendrisiotto in 1994 - and from 1995 drove professional for the Italian team Carrera Jeans as a teammate of Claudio Chiappucci . There he was able to win the overall ranking of the Tour de Suisse in 1996 in his second year with a lead of 15 seconds over the Italian Gianni Faresin and finished fifth overall in the Tour de France , which he contested five times in the course of his cycling career. In 1992 and 1996 Luttenberger started in road races ; In 1992 he was 28th and in 1996 he was 81.

In 1996, Luttenberger signed a two-year contract with Rabobank . From 1999 to 2000 he was with ONCE and then for two years with Vini Caldirola . From 2003 he worked as a professional for the Danish team CSC . On February 19, 2007, Peter Luttenberger announced his retirement from cycling.


  • AustriaAustria Austrian champion in the individual time trial
  • Stage winner Austria Tour
  • AustriaAustria Austrian champion in the individual time trial

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