Emanuele Sella

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Emanuele Sella
Sella Spandelles RDS 2012.jpg
Sella at the 2012 Route du Sud
Personal information
Full name Emanuele Sella
Born (1981-01-09) 9 January 1981 (age 33)
Vicenza, Italy
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 54 kg (119 lb)
Team information
Current team Androni Giocattoli-Venezuela
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climbing specialist
Professional team(s)
2004–2008
2009–2010
2011–
Ceramica Panaria-Margres
Carmiooro A Style
Androni Giocattoli
Major wins
Giro d'Italia, 1 stage
Coppa Ugo Agostoni (2012)
Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato (2012)
Infobox last updated on
9 January 2014

Emanuele Sella (born 9 January 1981 in Vicenza) is an Italian road racing cyclist who currently rides with the Italian team Androni Giocattoli-Venezuela.[1]

Doping[edit]

In out of competition control testing, on July 23, 2008, Sella was found to test positive for CERA, the third generation EPO according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.[2] Sella confirmed that he had used EPO when he was called to testify in front of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) on August 8, 2008. This resulted in him being suspended for a year, starting August 19, 2008.[3]

Palmarès[edit]

2003
1st Trofeo Alcide Degasperi
2004
1st Trofeo Cittá di Castelfidardo
12th Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 11
2005
1st Overall Brixia Tour
1st Points classification
1st Stage 2b
3rd Gran Premio di Lugano
10th Overall Giro d'Italia
2007
1st Stage 3 Brixia Tour
2008
1st Stage 5 Settimana internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
6th Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stages 14, 15 & 20 (Disqualified for doping)
2009
3rd Overall Cinturó de l'Empordà
1st Stage 3
2010
2nd Grosser Preis des Kantons Aargau
3rd Overall Tour of Austria
2011
1st Overall Settimana internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
1st Stages 1b & 3
2nd Overall Giro dell'Appennino
2nd Classica Sarda Olbia-Pantogia
3rd Tour de Langkawi
2012
1st Coppa Ugo Agostoni
1st Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
2013
1st Jersey pink.svg Mountains classification Route du Sud
10th Giro dell'Emilia

Grand Tour General Classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Pink jersey Giro 12 10 26 11 6 35 45 58
Yellow jersey Tour
red jersey Vuelta

WD = Withdrew; In Progress = IP; Voided results = struck through.

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