Oscar Camenzind

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Oscar Camenzind
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Oscar Camenzind at 1997 Paris–Nice
Personal information
Full name Oscar Camenzind
Born (1971-09-12) September 12, 1971 (age 50)
Schwyz, Switzerland
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1996 Ceramica Panaria-Vinavil
1997-1998 Mapei–GB
1999–2001 Lampre–Daikin
2002–2004 Phonak
Major wins
Stage Races
Tour de Suisse (2000)

Single-Day Races and Classics

Liège–Bastogne–Liège (2001)
Giro di Lombardia (1998)
World Road Race Championship (1998)
Swiss Road Race Championship (1997)
Infobox last updated on
April 7, 2009

Oscar Camenzind (born 12 September 1971 in Schwyz, Switzerland) is a former professional road racing cyclist from Switzerland. He is national road champion of 1997.[1] In 1998 he won the World Road Championship and the Giro di Lombardia, in 2000 he won the Tour de Suisse and he won Liège–Bastogne–Liège in 2001. His career came to an abrupt end when he retired from pro cycling after a positive doping test in July 2004 for erythropoietin, leading into the Athens Olympics. After confessing to the use, "I made the stupidest of mistakes", in 2005 he was sued in Swiss court in order to name his supplier, which he refused to do fearing retribution.


Major Results

See also


  1. "National Championship, Road, Elite, Switzerland (Men)". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 14 March 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links

  • Oscar Camenzind profile at Cycling ArchivesLua error in Module:WikidataCheck at line 22: attempt to index field 'wikibase' (a nil value).
Preceded by
Switzerland Michael von Grünigen
Swiss Sportsman of the Year
Succeeded by
Switzerland Marcel Schelbert