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Old 08-15-06, 05:24 AM   #1
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The definitive Gonchar/Honchar name thread

Here is what he said in a recent interview:

"One of the side-benefits of Gonchar's two stage wins and stint in the yellow jersey was that he got his name back. A typing error on his passport condemned him to being referred to as 'Honchar' for years."

Now you know the rest of the story.
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But how is his first name really spelled? I've seen 4-5 variations of that too.
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Old 08-15-06, 05:08 PM   #3
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I reckon there used to be a "t" in there too...

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