Davide Appollonio

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Davide Appollonio
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Personal information
Full name Davide Appollonio
Nickname Appo Jet
Born (1989-06-02) June 2, 1989 (age 25)
Isernia, Italy
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Team information
Current team Ag2r-La Mondiale
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Professional team(s)
2009
2010
2011–2012
2013–
Cervélo TestTeam (stagiaire)
Cervélo TestTeam
Team Sky
Ag2r-La Mondiale
Major wins

Tour of Luxembourg

1 stage
Points Classification
Infobox last updated on
11 April 2014

Davide Appollonio (born 2 June 1989) is an Italian professional road bicycle racer for UCI ProTour team Ag2r-La Mondiale.[1] Appollonio first made an impression in the professional ranks riding as a stagiaire for Cervélo TestTeam during the latter part of 2009, before signing for the team as a neo-pro for the 2010 season.

He joined Team Sky for the 2011 season,[2] picking up his first win for the team on the 3rd stage of the Tour de Luxembourg, and then his first overall Sprints competition the following day. Appollonio left Team Sky at the end of the 2012 season, and joined Ag2r-La Mondiale on a two-year contract from the 2013 season onwards.[1]

Palmarès[edit]

2009
6th GP Palio del Recioto
2010
1st Stage 4 Tour du Limousin
2nd GP Fourmies
2nd Tour de Vendée
5th Clasica de Almeria
7th Coppa Sabatini
10th GP Pino Cerami
2011
Tour de Luxembourg
1st Jersey blue.svg Points classification
1st Stage 3
1st Stage 1 Tour du Poitou-Charentes
7th Overall Ster Elektrotoer
2012
4th London Nocturne Smithfields
2013
5th Paris–Bourges
2014
2nd Roma Maxima
6th Scheldeprijs

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2011 2012 2013 2014
Pink jersey Giro WD - 168 WD
Yellow jersey Tour - - -
red jersey Vuelta - - -

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Appollonio and Betancur sign for Ag2R-La Mondiale". Cycling News (Future Publishing Limited). 2 August 2012. Retrieved 2 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Richardson, Simon (27 October 2010). "Hunt signs for Team Sky along with Appollonio". Cycling Weekly (IPC Media Limited). Retrieved 6 January 2012. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Davide Appollonio at Wikimedia Commons