Andrea Guardini

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Andrea Guardini
Harelbeke - E3 Harelbeke, 27 maart 2015 (E58, E3 Sprint Challenge).JPG
Andrea Guardini at the 2015 E3 Harelbeke
Personal information
Full name Andrea Guardini
Nickname Mr. Langkawi
Born (1989-06-12) 12 June 1989 (age 27)
Tregnago, Italy
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Team information
Current team UAE Team Emirates
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Professional team(s)
2010 ISD–NERI (stagiaire)
2011–2012 Farnese Vini–Neri Sottoli
2013–2016 Astana[1]
2017– UAE Abu Dhabi
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2012)

Andrea Guardini (born 12 June 1989) is an Italian cyclist, who rides for UAE Team Emirates. A sprinter, Guardini currently holds the record for most stage wins at the Tour de Langkawi[2] with eighteen stage victories; recording five at the 2011 race, six in 2012,[3] one in 2013 and two in 2014, and four in 2015. As of March 2015, the majority of his race wins had come in the Tour de Langkawi.[4]

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.[5]

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

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2012 2013 2014
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 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. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ Stokes, Shane (4 March 2012). "Serpa wins Tour de Langkawi, Guardini grabs sixth sprint victory". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 4 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Andrea Guardini". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "Marcato, Guardini sign with new Chinese WorldTour team Project TJ Sport". cyclingnews.com. 28 September 2016. Retrieved 28 September 2016.