Antonio Nibali

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Antonio Nibali
Fourmies - Grand Prix de Fourmies, 6 septembre 2015 (B113).JPG
Nibali at the 2015 Grand Prix de Fourmies
Personal information
NicknameBaby shark, Il Pesciolino (The little fish)[1]
Born (1992-09-23) 23 September 1992 (age 30)
Messina, Italy
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Team information
Current teamAstana Qazaqstan Team
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimbing specialist[2]
Amateur team
2011–2013Mastromarco Chianti Sensi Benedetti[2]
Professional teams
2014Marchiol-Emisfero
2015–2016Nippo–Vini Fantini
2017–2019Bahrain–Merida[3]
2020–2021Trek–Segafredo[4][5]
2022–Astana Qazaqstan Team[6]

Antonio Nibali (born 23 September 1992) is an Italian professional racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Astana Qazaqstan Team.[7]

He is the younger brother of fellow racing cyclist Vincenzo Nibali.[2] He was named in the startlist for the 2017 Vuelta a España.[8] In May 2018, he was named in the startlist for the 2018 Giro d'Italia.[9] He also rode in the Giro d'Italia in 2019 and 2020; he placed 37th overall in the latter while riding in support of his brother. In August of 2021, he was named to the start list for the Vuelta a España.

Major results[edit]

2009
7th Trofeo Guido Dorigo
2010
9th Trofeo Città di Loano
10th Memorial Davide Fardelli
2013
3rd Overall Giro Ciclistico Pesca e Nettarina di Romagna Igp
2014
8th Trofeo Alcide Degasperi
2018
1st Stage 7 Tour of Austria
8th Gran Premio di Lugano
2022
10th Overall Giro di Sicilia

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 100 76 37
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España 102 108
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cotton, Jim (18 August 2021). "Vuelta a España unsung heroes: Antonio Nibali talks brotherhood, fatherhood, and keeping the Sicilian spirit strong". VeloNews. Retrieved 9 October 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "Antonio Nibali to join continental team Marchiol". cyclingnews.com. 28 January 2015. Retrieved 20 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team". Merida Bikes. Merida Industry Co., Ltd. Archived from the original on 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Trek-Segafredo announce complete 2020 men's roster". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 9 November 2019. Retrieved 3 January 2020.
  5. ^ "Trek - Segafredo". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 2 January 2021. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  6. ^ "Valerio Conti and Antonio Nibali set to join Astana Qazaqstan Team will for 2 years - News from Kazakhstan". ANSA.it (in Italian). 20 October 2021. Retrieved 3 January 2022.
  7. ^ "ASTANA QAZAQSTAN TEAM". UCI. Retrieved 3 January 2022.
  8. ^ "2017 > 72nd Vuelta a España > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 17 August 2017.
  9. ^ "2018: 101st Giro d'Italia: Start List". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 3 May 2018.

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