Jeannie Longo

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Birthday
31, 1958
Birthplace
France
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
31, 1958 (age 60)
Birthplace
France

About

One of the greatest female road cyclists ever, she has won more than a dozen world championships, including gold at the 1996 Olympics.

Before Fame

She grew up as a dedicated skiier, and didn't switch to cycling until she was in her twenties.

Trivia

In 2011 she was accused of having used performance enhancing drugs throughout her career, and a long investigation followed.

Family Life

She married her coach, Patrice Ciprelli.

Associated With

At her first Olympics, future cyclist Nicole Cooke was one-year old; at her final Olympics, she lost to Cooke, who won the gold medal.