Cycling Career Highlights
Paolo Bettini, Italy Born : 1974 in La California, Italy. Current Olympic and World Road Race Champion. Bettini specialises in 1day Classics which utilise his uphill power and strong finish. Consistency throughout the season has secured 3 World Cup overall titles. In 2007 he retained his World title.
 

Major Victories

2000:
Tour of France: Stage 9
Liege - Bastogne - Liege
Settimana Internazionale
Trofeo Manacor
2001:
Grand Prix Zurich
Coppa Placci
2002:

World Cup: Overall
Liege - Bastogne - Liege
Giro del Lazio
Coppa Sabatini
Tour of Regions Wallonnes
2003:
World Cup: Overall
UCI No 1

Italian Road Race Champion
Milan - San Remo
San Sebastian
Hamburg Classic
Tour of Mediterranean
2004:
World Cup: Overall

Olympics: Road Race Champion
Tirreno - Adriatico
GP Cita di Camaiore
2005:
Tour of Italy: Points

Tour of Italy:  Stage 1
Tour of Spain: Stage 16
Tour of Lombardy
Grand Prix Zurich
2006:
World Road Race Champion

Tour of Italy: Points
Tour of Italy: Stage 15
Tour of Spain: Stage 2
Italian Road Race Champion
Tour of Lombardy
GP de Lugano
2007:
World Road Race Champion

Tour of Spain: Stage 3
2008:
Tour of Spain: Stage 6; Stage 12
Trofeo Matteotti