Danilo Napolitano

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Danilo Napolitano
Danilo Napolitano (Tour de France 2007 - stage 8).jpg
Napolitano at the 2007 Tour de France
Personal information
Full name Danilo Napolitano
Born (1981-01-31) 31 January 1981 (age 33)
Vittoria, Italy
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Team information
Current team Wanty-Groupe Gobert
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Professional team(s)
2004–2005
2006–2008
2009–2010
2011–2012
2013–
LPR-Piacenza
Lampre-Fondital
Team Katusha
Acqua & Sapone
Accent Jobs-Wanty
Major wins
Giro d'Italia – 1 stage (2007)
Infobox last updated on
12 April 2014

Danilo Napolitano (born 31 January 1981) is an Italian professional road racing cyclist on Wanty-Groupe Gobert,[1] and is chiefly known for his sprinting abilities.

Born in Vittoria, Sicily, Napolitano turned professional in 2004 and for the 2004 and 2005 seasons he rode for the professional continental team LPR-Piacenza. For the 2006 season he moved on to the UCI ProTour squad Lampre-Fondital where his most important victories has been two stage wins in the Tour of Austria, and a stage win in the Tour Méditerranéen, and joined Team Katusha at the beginning of the 2009 season.

He lives in Provaglio di'Iseo (BS), Italy.

Palmares[edit]

2005
1st Stausee Rundfahrt
1st Coppa Bernocchi
1st Giro di Romagna
Tour du Poitou Charentes et de la Vienne
1st Stages 2 & 5
1st Stage 3 Settimana Coppi & Bartali
1st Stage 3 Brixia Tour
2006
1st Coppa Bernocchi
Settimana Coppi & Bartali
1st Stages 1a & 4
Österreich Rundfahrt
1st Stages 1 & 5
1st Stage 1 Tour Méditerranéen
1st Stage 3a Brixia Tour
2007
1st Coppa Bernocchi
1st Gran Premio Città di Misano – Adriatico
Tour de Pologne
1st Stages 1 (TTT) & 4
1st Stage 9 Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 5 Vuelta a Murcia
1st Stage 1 Tour of Slovenia
2008
Tour du Portugal
1st Stages 1 & 2
1st Stage 5 Tour of Qatar
1st Stage 3 Giro della Provincia di Grosseto
1st Stage 5 Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
1st Stage 1a Brixia Tour
2009
1st Stage 1 Vuelta a Andalucía
1st Stage 2 Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen
1st Stage 1a Settimana Coppi & Bartali
1st Stage 1 Tour de Luxembourg
2010
1st Stage 2 Four Days of Dunkirk
1st Stage 1 Tour de Wallonie
2011
2nd GP Nobili Rubinetterie
3rd Overall Ronde van Drenthe
6th Grand Prix de Denain
9th Gran Premio della Costa Etruschi
2012
Tour de Wallonie
1st Stages 2, 4 & 5
1st Points classification
1st Stage 4 Circuit de Lorraine
2013
1st Stage 1 Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen
2nd Dutch Food Valley Classic
8th Grand Prix de Denain
8th Halle–Ingooigem
2014
1st Omloop van het Waasland
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen
6th Handzame Classic
7th Le Samyn
7th Scheldeprijs
7th Grand Prix Pino Cerami

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Napolitano signs with Accent.Jobs-Wanty". Cycling News (Future Publishing Limited). 8 November 2012. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 

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