Monday, January 3, 2011

Antonella Bellutti, 1996 Olympic Gold Medalist

An excellent photograph of Antonella Bellutti on her way to winning the gold medal in pursuit at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Click on photo to enlarge.

She did not successfully defend that victory in Sydney 2000 but did win another gold medal, this time in the points race.

Photo: top photo courtesy of

Share your story. Write a story about your cycling trip, or an aspect of your trip, in Italy. Or, it can be about a granfondo experience, a special encounter, your favorite ride, etc. The period for story submissions for prizes will be January 1-February 15, 2011. Prizes will be awarded on a random basis, stories will not be judged on which is the "best" one. Nevertheless, it should be a good story for the enjoyment of all readers. Photos accompanying the story are most welcome. If you have any questions email me at See photos of prizes here. Prize donated by:
CycleItalia, specializing in cycling tours in Italy, the premiere site for gifts and merchandise for cyclists
Enzo’s ButtonHole Chamois Cream,chamois cream for the ultimate protection
FreeBirdVelo, Italian themed T-shirts
Strada Hand Built Wheels, custom wheel building
Velo-Retro, all things retro for cycling
La Gazzetta della Bici, massage oils for cyclists

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