Diego Rosa (cyclist)
Rosa in 2014
|Full name||Diego Rosa|
27 March 1989 |
Corneliano d'Alba, Italy
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||65 kg (143 lb)|
|Current team||Team Sky|
|2011||Giant Italia Team|
|2012||Palazzago Elledent Rad|
In August 2014, Astana announced that they had signed Rosa for the 2015 season, with general manager Alexander Vinokourov highlighting his role as a domestique for Fabio Aru. His first professional victory was the 2015 Milano–Torino. In 2016, he won a mountain stage of the Tour of the Basque Country. He celebrated his solo win by stepping off his bike and crossing the finish line by foot, holding his bicycle in the air.
Rosa has competed in four Grand Tours. In his Grand Tour debut, the 2013 Giro d'Italia, he finished 22nd overall. After not finishing the 2014, he finished in the top 25 in both the 2015 Giro d'Italia and the 2015 Vuelta a España.
He joined Team Sky for the 2017 season.
- 1st Overall Giro del Friuli
- 1st Stage 3
- 1st Mountains classification Girobio
- 3rd Trofeo Franco Balestra
- 5th Trofeo Internazionale Bastianelli
- 6th Gran Premio San Giuseppe
- 1st Young rider classification Tour Méditerranéen
- 5th Overall Route du Sud
- 8th Giro dell'Emilia
- 10th Overall Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
- 1st Milano–Torino
- 5th Giro di Lombardia
- 5th Strade Bianche
- Tour of the Basque Country
- 2nd Giro di Lombardia
- 7th Overall Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
- 8th Overall Critérium du Dauphiné
- 10th Liège–Bastogne–Liège
- 1st Mountains classification Tour de Pologne
- 5th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
Grand Tour general classification results timeline
|Tour de France||—||—||—||37||—|
|Vuelta a España||—||—||20||—||53|
|—||Did not compete|
|DNF||Did not finish|
- "Diego Rosa". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 10 May 2014.
- Farrand, Stephen (1 August 2014). "Transfers: Astana signs Boom, Sanchez, Rosa and Malacarne". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 3 August 2014.
- "Diego Rosa (#ProWins)". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 8 April 2016.
- O'Shea, Sadhbh (8 April 2016). "Pais Vasco: Rosa wins in Arrate". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. Retrieved 8 April 2016.
- "Diego Rosa (#GrandTours)". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 8 April 2016.
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