Davide Cassani (Faenza1 January 1961) is a former Italian professional road bicycle racer between 1982 and 1996. He is currently cycling commentator at the RAI.

Tour de France 2007[Edit]Edit

On 25 July 2007 known Cassani the geletruidrager of the tour de France 2007Michael Rasmussen, in June of that year has seen in the Dolomites instead of in Mexicosuch as Rasmussen himself had indicated. This has Cassani to his friend and former Rabobank rider the Dane Rolf Sörensen told that to the Rabobank team has passed.Although Cassani had not intended to discredit to Rasmussen was the drop for Theo de Rooij of the Rabobank team which Rasmussen had to leave the Tour and immediately was fired by Rabobank .

Most important victories[Edit]Edit






  • 1st, stage 3, tour mediterraneen
  • 5th, stage 2B, tour of the Mediterranean
  • 1st, overall, tour of the Mediterranean


Major results[Edit]Edit

Year Tour of


Tour of


Tour of


1982 40th 
1983 37th 
1984 of contents 
1985 54th  of contents 
1986 35th  of contents 
1987 43rd  111th 
1988 of contents 
1989 of contents 
1990 80th 
1991 of contents (1) 112th 
1992 105th  of contents 
1993 66th (1) 105th 
1994 108e 
1995 112th 

(*) in parentheses number of individual stage victories

Year Milan-San Remo Amstel Gold Race Liège Description Tour of Lombardy Flèche Wallonne Paris-Tours World Road Championships World rankings
1984 42nd
1985 56th 13th
1986 47th 17th
1987 14th 13th
1988 8th 15th 7th 49th(UWB)
1989 18th
1990 15th 43rd 14th 10th 38th
1991 27th 19th 9th
1992 23rd 4th [1] [2] 43rd 67th [3](UWB)
1993 9th 7th 15th
1994 65th 23rd 54th 6th 8th 15th 19th(UWB)
1995 [4] 31st 19th(UWB)
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