Andrea Guardini

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Andrea Guardini
Harelbeke - E3 Harelbeke, 27 maart 2015 (E58, E3 Sprint Challenge).JPG
Guardini at the 2015 E3 Harelbeke
Personal information
Full nameAndrea Guardini
NicknameMr. Langkawi
Born (1989-06-12) 12 June 1989 (age 30)
Tregnago, Italy
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Team information
Current teamBardiani–CSF
DisciplineRoad and track
RoleRider
Rider typeSprinter
Amateur team(s)
2008–2009Lucchini Neri Comauto Cocif
2010Casati NGC Perrel
Professional team(s)
2010ISD–NERI (stagiaire)
2011–2012Farnese Vini–Neri Sottoli
2013–2016Astana[1]
2017UAE Abu Dhabi
2018–Bardiani–CSF[2]
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2012)

Andrea Guardini (born 12 June 1989) is an Italian cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Professional Continental team Bardiani–CSF.[3]

A sprinter, Guardini currently holds the record for most stage wins at the Tour de Langkawi[4] with twenty-four stage victories; recording five at the 2011 race, six in 2012,[5] one in 2013, two in 2014 and 2018, and four in 2015 and 2016. With 42 career wins, the majority of his victories have come in the Tour de Langkawi.[6]

Guardini left Farnese Vini–Selle Italia at the end of the 2012 season, and joined Astana on a two-year contract from the 2013 season onwards.[1] In September 2016 it was announced that Guardini would join UAE Abu Dhabi for the 2017 season.[7]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2011
Tour de Langkawi
1st Jersey blue.svg Points classification
1st Stages 1, 2, 6, 7 & 10
Tour of Turkey
1st Stages 1 & 7
1st Stage 5 Tour of Qatar
1st Stage 5 Volta a Portugal
1st Stage 3 Tour of Slovenia
1st Stage 5 Giro di Padania
2012
1st Stage 18 Giro d'Italia
Tour de Langkawi
1st Jersey blue.svg Points classification
1st Stages 2, 3, 4, 8, 9 & 10
Tour of Qinghai Lake
1st Stages 9, 10 & 12
3rd Grand Prix de Denain
2013
1st Stage 7 Tour de Langkawi
4th Scheldeprijs
2014
Tour de Langkawi
1st Stages 3 & 10
Danmark Rundt
1st Stages 2 & 4
1st Stage 1 Eneco Tour
8th Scheldeprijs
2015
Tour of Oman
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stage 1
Tour de Langkawi
1st Stages 1, 2, 4 & 8
1st Stage 1 Abu Dhabi Tour
1st Stage 1 World Ports Classic
2nd Overall Tour de Picardie
1st Stage 2
2016
Tour de Langkawi
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stages 1, 5, 7 & 8
2018
Tour de Langkawi
1st Stages 1 & 8
1st Stage 4 Tour of Hainan
2019
1st Stage 10 Tour of Qinghai Lake

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia DNF DNF
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Guardini joins Fuglsang in move to Astana". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 16 August 2012. Retrieved 16 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Guardini signs with Bardiani-CSF - News shorts". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 15 September 2017. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Team". Bardiani–CSF. GM Sport SRL. Archived from the original on 7 January 2019. Retrieved 7 January 2019.
  4. ^ Quénet, Jean-François (3 March 2012). "Guardini sets new record of stage wins at Le Tour de Langkawi". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 3 March 2012.
  5. ^ Stokes, Shane (4 March 2012). "Serpa wins Tour de Langkawi, Guardini grabs sixth sprint victory". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 4 March 2012.
  6. ^ "Andrea Guardini". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  7. ^ "Marcato, Guardini sign with new Chinese WorldTour team Project TJ Sport". cyclingnews.com. 28 September 2016. Retrieved 28 September 2016.

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