Vera Carrara

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Vera Carrara
Personal information
Full name Vera Carrara
Born (1980-04-06) April 6, 1980 (age 34)
Alzano Lombardo, Italy
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Weight 62 kg (137 lb; 9.8 st)[1]
Team information
Discipline Road & Track
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
1987–1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
G.S. Valoti Arredamenti
Selene Rama-Valoti
Equipe
Selene Rama-Valoti
Bata Moser
Professional team(s)
2001–2002
2003
2004
2006
2007
2008–
Team Itera
Road Runnner Guerciotti
G.S. Fiamme Azzurre
USC Chirio Forno d'Asolo
Safi - Pasta Zara - Manhattan
Cmax Dila
Major wins
Arc en ciel.svg Multiple World Champion
Infobox last updated on
4 September 2008

Vera Carrara (born 6 April 1980) is an Italian professional racing cyclist.

Carrara was born in Alzano Lombardo and joined the G.S. Valoti Arredamenti at the age of seven. Since then she has become a multiple world champion in the points race, but despite her track cycling success she also races on the road, winning a stage of the Holland Ladies Tour in 2006 and finishing second in the prologue of the 2008 Giro d'Italia Femminile.

Palmarès[edit]

1998
1st Arc en ciel.svg Points race, UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Juniors
2000
3rd European Road Race Championships, U23, Kielce (POL)
2001
3rd European Track Championships, Omnium
2002
1st Pursuit, European Track Championships, U23
3rd Points race, UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Kopenhagen
2nd European Time Trial Championships, U23, Grassobbio (ITA)
2003
2nd Pursuit, Italian National Track Championships
1st Points race, 2003 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics, Sydney (AUS)
2nd Points race, 2003 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics, Cape Town (RSA)
2004
2nd Points race, UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Melbourne
1st Giro del Lago Maggiore - GP Knorr (SUI)
5th Points race, 2004 Summer Olympics
2005
2nd Points race, 2004–2005 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics, Manchester (GBR)
1st Arc en ciel.svg Points race, UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Los Angeles
2006
1st Points race, 2005–2006 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics, Sydney (AUS)
1st Arc en ciel.svg Points race, UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Bordeaux
1st Stage 5, Holland Ladies Tour, Oirschot (NED)
2007
1st Points race, Italian National Track Championships, Dalmine
2nd Scratch, Italian National Track Championships, Dalmine
1st Italian National Time Trial Championships, Novi Ligure
1st Omnium, European Track Championships, Cottbus (GER)
2008
3rd Points race, UCI Track Cycling World Championships
1st GP Rund um Visp (SUI)
2nd Prologue, Giro d'Italia Femminile, Mantova
14th Points race, 2008 Summer Olympics

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