Davide Rebellin, winner of this year's Flèche Wallonne, was awarded the Oscar TuttoBici Friday night for the third time in his career. At a reception in Bergamo, Italy, the monthly magazine TuttoBici noted the 36 year-old Italian's consistency throughout the 2007 season.
Giuseppe Guerini, who retired this year, was awarded with a career trophy for 15 years of competition.
Five-time Tour de France champion Bernard Hinault was the guest of honour amongst current cyclists Danilo Di Luca, Alessandro Petacchi, Damiano Cunego, Riccardo Riccò and junior World Champion Diego Ulissi. According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, two-time World Champion Paolo Bettini has the flu and could not attend.
Alessandro Ballan was awarded the Oscar TuttoBici in 2006.