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Paolo Bettini

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Paolo Bettini (born 1 April 1974 in Cecina, Livorno, Tuscany) is an Italian former champion road racing cyclist, and the former coach of the Italian national cycling team. Considered the best classics specialist of his generation, and probably one of the strongest of all times, he won gold medals in the 2004 Athens Olympics road race and in the 2006 and 2007 World Road Race Championships. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paolo Bettini has received more than 145,616 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Paolo Bettini is the 234th most popular cyclist (down from 215th in 2019), the 3,651st most popular biography from Italy (down from 3,255th in 2019) and the 48th most popular Italian Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Paolo Bettini ranks 234 out of 1,214Before him are Maurice Peeters, Lode Wouters, Edward Battell, Marino Morettini, Arnaldo Pambianco, and Jean Cugnot. After him are Axel Schandorff, Max Bulla, Bernhard Britz, Cyrille Guimard, Victor Johnson, and Imerio Massignan.

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Among people born in 1974, Paolo Bettini ranks 177Before him are Stefan Olsdal, Frank Vandenbroucke, Àlex Corretja, Abubakar Shekau, Alexandre Lopes, and Seishi Kishimoto. After him are Naseem Hamed, Mladen Krstajić, Didier Cuche, Andrea Corr, Marc Gené, and Jens Jeremies.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Paolo Bettini ranks 3,651 out of 4,668Before him are Nick Mancuso (1948), Giorgio Bocchino (1913), Luigi Carpaneda (1925), Arnaldo Pambianco (1935), Lucidio Sentimenti (1920), and Cesare Merzagora (1898). After him are Marcella Bella (1952), Alberto Bevilacqua (1934), Ermes Muccinelli (1927), Manlio Di Rosa (1914), Romeo Neri (1903), and Gian Giorgio Trissino (1877).

Among CYCLISTS In Italy

Among cyclists born in Italy, Paolo Bettini ranks 48Before him are Ivan Basso (1977), Angelo Damiano (1938), Severino Rigoni (1914), Antonio Bailetti (1937), Marino Morettini (1931), and Arnaldo Pambianco (1935). After him are Imerio Massignan (1937), Leandro Faggin (1933), Giovanni Pettenella (1943), Maurizio Fondriest (1965), Giovanni Bramucci (1946), and Alessandro Petacchi (1974).