Elia Favilli

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Elia Favilli
Personal information
Full name Elia Favilli
Nickname Faina
Born (1989-01-31) 31 January 1989 (age 25)
Cecina, Italy
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb; 9.9 st)
Team information
Current team Lampre-Merida
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Professional team(s)
Neri Sottoli-Promociclo
ISD (stagiaire)
Petroli Firenze
ISD-NERI (stagiaire)
Farnese Vini-Neri Sottoli
Infobox last updated on
2 January 2014

Elia Favilli (born 31 January 1989) is an Italian professional road bicycle racer who rides for UCI World Tour team Lampre-Merida.[1] He rode for UCI Professional Continental Team Neri Sottoli in 2011 and 2012.[2]

Born in Cecina, Tuscany, Favilli has competed as a professional since 2011, joining for the Farnese Vini-Neri Sottoli team. He was also a member of the Arianna Rimor and AGI Neri Lucchini Sprint teams as a junior, finishing second in the Italian junior championships,[3] as well as winning a bronze medal in the world championships – as part of an all-Italian podium alongside Diego Ulissi and Daniele Ratto – in Aguascalientes, Mexico.[4] After moving out of the junior ranks, Favilli competed for the Neri Sottoli-Promociclo and Petroli Firenze teams as an amateur, and also had two stagiaire spells with Farnese Vini-Selle Italia, when it was known as ISD and ISD-NERI in 2009 and 2010 respectively.


1st, Gran Premio Ellegi
1st, Pisa–Livorno
1st, Memorial Arena e Pezzato
1st, Gran Premio FM Plastic
1st, Coppa Sportivi di Bagnolo
1st, Trofeo Beato Bernardo
1st, Trofeo città di Lucca
2nd, National Junior Road Race Championships[3]
2nd, Coppa Ocria
2nd, Trofeo Guido Dorigo
3rd Bronze medal icon blank.svg World Junior Road Race Championships[4]
3rd, Memorial Maresciallo Sorvillo
3rd, Trofeo il miglio
3rd, GP Calvatone
3rd, Trofeo Madonna delle Grazie
1st, Giro del Compitese
1st, Trofeo Città di Venturina
2nd, GP Città di Valeggio
1st, Giro delle Due Province Marciana
1st, Trofeo Petroli Firenze
1st, Gran Premio Città di Vinci
2nd, Trofeo Città di Brescia
2nd, GP La Torre
2nd, G.P. Montanino
3rd, Gran Premio della Costa Etruschi
10th, Classica Sarda
3rd Overall, Giro della Provincia di Reggio Calabria
6th, Scheldeprijs
9th, Strade Bianche
10th, Giro di Toscana
3rd, Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
9th, Trofeo Laigueglia

Grand Tour General Classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2011 2012 2013
Pink jersey Giro 158 WD -
Yellow jersey Tour - - 128
red jersey Vuelta - - -

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress


  1. ^ "Lampre-Merida (LAM) – ITA". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Farnese Vini (FAR) – GBR". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Brown, Gregor (29 June 2007). "Studious Palini conquests tricolore". Cycling News (Future Publishing Limited). Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  4. ^ a b Smith, Andrea (12 August 2007). "Five U.S. riders finish in top 20 of Junior Worlds road race". USA Cycling (USA Cycling Inc.). Retrieved 11 May 2012. 

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