Elia Viviani

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Elia Viviani
2015 UEC Track Elite European Championships 301.JPG
Personal information
Born (1989-02-07) 7 February 1989 (age 29)
Isola della Scala, Italy
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb; 10 st 8 lb)
Team information
Current teamDeceuninck–Quick-Step
DisciplineRoad and track
RoleRider
Rider typeSprinter
Amateur team(s)
2008–2010Marchiol–Liquigas–Site
Professional team(s)
2010–2014Liquigas–Doimo
2015–2017Team Sky
2018–Quick-Step Floors
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
Points classification (2018)
5 individual stages (2015, 2018)
Vuelta a España
3 individual stages (2018)

Stage races

Dubai Tour (2018)

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (2018)
EuroEyes Cyclassics (2017, 2018)
Bretagne Classic (2017)
Three Days of De Panne (2018)

Elia Viviani (born 7 February 1989) is an Italian cyclist specializing on the track and road, who currently rides for Deceuninck–Quick-Step.[1] On 10 May 2015, Viviani grabbed his first Grand Tour stage victory at the Giro d'Italia, winning stage 2 in a bunch sprint before Moreno Hofland and André Greipel.[2][3] In August 2016 Viviani won gold in the omnium at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Viviani's nickname in the peloton is "Il Veggente" for his ability to foresee line moves of other sprinters during the sprint.

Career[edit]

2018 season[edit]

Viviani at the 2016 Rio Olympics omnium competition

Viviani signed for Quick-Step Floors team before the 2018 season, replacing Marcel Kittel who joined Katusha–Alpecin.[4] He got off to a good start winning Stage 3 of the Tour Down Under, the 50th victory since his professional debut in 2010. He continued the momentum in the middle east where he won his first major overall title and two stage wins at the Dubai Tour as well as a stage in the Abu Dhabi Tour. He returned to Europe for his first big objective of the season where he came 19th at Milan–San Remo. He added another success in Belgium at the Three Days of Bruges–De Panne but suffered an emotional defeat at Gent–Wevelgem, finishing in second place behind Peter Sagan .[5]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

Track[edit]

2006
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg Scratch race, UEC European Junior Track Championships
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Madison, UCI Junior Track World Championships
2007
UEC European Junior Track Championships
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg Points race
3rd Bronze medal europe.svg Madison
National Junior Track Championships
1st MaillotItalia.svg Team pursuit
1st MaillotItalia.svg Team sprint
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Scratch race
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Team pursuit, UCI Junior Track World Championships
2008
UEC European Under–23 Track Championships
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg Scratch race
3rd Bronze medal europe.svg Omnium
3rd Bronze medal europe.svg Team pursuit
2009
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg Scratch race, UEC European Under–23 Track Championships
2010
1st MaillotItalia.svg Omnium, National Track Championships
2011
UEC European Under–23 Track Championships
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg Omnium
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg Points race
2nd Silver medal europe.svg Madison (with Davide Cimolai)
National Championships
1st MaillotItalia.svg Individual pursuit
1st MaillotItalia.svg Madison (with Davide Cimolai)
1st MaillotItalia.svg Points race
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Scratch race
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Team pursuit
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Kilo
1st Six Days of Fiorenzuola (with Jacopo Guarnieri)
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Scratch race, UCI Track World Championships
3rd Bronze medal europe.svg Omnium, UEC European Track Championships
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Omnium – Astana, UCI Track World Cup
2012
UEC European Track Championships
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg Points race
3rd Bronze medal europe.svg Madison (with Angelo Ciccone)
3rd Bronze medal europe.svg Team pursuit
2013
UEC European Track Championships
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg Points race
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg Madison (with Liam Bertazzo)
National Track Championships
1st MaillotItalia.svg Madison (with Michele Scartezzini)
1st MaillotItalia.svg Points race
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Individual pursuit
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Kilo
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Scratch race
2014
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg Omnium, UEC European Track Championships
National Track Championships
1st MaillotItalia.svg Omnium
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Individual pursuit
2015
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg Omnium, UEC European Track Championships
1st Six Days of Fiorenzuola (with Alex Buttazzoni)
UCI Track World Championships
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Madison (with Marco Coledan)
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Omnium
2016
1st Gold medal olympic.svg Omnium, Olympic Games
1st Six Days of Fiorenzuola (with Michele Scartezzini)
3rd Six Days of Ghent (with Iljo Keisse)
2018
UEC European Track Championships
1st EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png Team pursuit
2nd Silver medal europe.svg Omnium
1st Six Days of Ghent (with Iljo Keisse)

Road[edit]

2009
4th ZLM Tour
7th La Côte Picarde
2010
1st Memorial Marco Pantani
1st Binche–Tournai–Binche
1st Stage 7 Vuelta a Cuba
1st Stage 7 Tour of Turkey
3rd Gran Premio Città di Misano – Adriatico
7th Overall Circuit Franco-Belge
2011
1st Gran Premio della Costa Etruschi
1st Tour de Mumbai I
1st Coppa Città di Stresa
USA Pro Cycling Challenge
1st Stages 4 & 5
Giro di Padania
1st Jersey violet.svg Points classification
1st Jersey blue.svg Sprints classification
1st Stage 2
1st Stage 4 Tour of Beijing
1st Stage 2 Tour of Slovenia
2nd Tour de Mumbai II
2012
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Giro della Provincia di Reggio Calabria
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
1st Stages 1 & 2
1st Gran Premio della Costa Etruschi
1st Stage 6 Tour de San Luis
1st Stage 2a Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
1st Stage 1 Tour of Beijing
2nd Memorial Marco Pantani
2013
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Elk Grove
1st Stages 2 & 3
1st Dutch Food Valley Classic
1st Stage 2 Critérium du Dauphiné
1st Stage 1 Tour of Britain
5th Vattenfall Cyclassics
7th GP Ouest–France
7th Grand Prix de Fourmies
2014
1st Coppa Bernocchi
Tour of Turkey
1st Stages 5 & 7
1st Stage 3 Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
1st Stage 4 Tour of Slovenia
1st Stage 4 USA Pro Challenge
2nd Brussels Cycling Classic
3rd Grand Prix de Fourmies
9th RideLondon–Surrey Classic
Giro d'Italia
Held Jersey red.svg after Stages 5 & 6
2015
Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 2
Held Jersey red.svg after Stages 2–5, 7–9, 13–16
Tour of Britain
1st Stages 1, 3 & 8
Abu Dhabi Tour
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stages 2 & 4
1st Stage 1 Eneco Tour
1st Stage 2 Dubai Tour
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Tour de Romandie
2nd Trofeo Santanyi–Ses Salines–Campos
3rd Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
2016
1st Stage 2 Dubai Tour
1st Stage 2 Three Days of De Panne
2017
1st EuroEyes Cyclassics
1st Bretagne Classic
Tour of Austria
1st Stages 1 & 3
1st Stage 3 Tour de Romandie
1st Stage 2 Route du Sud
1st Stage 2 Tour of Britain
2nd Silver medal europe.svg Road race, UEC European Road Championships
2nd Scheldeprijs
3rd Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
5th Overall Dubai Tour
6th Overall Tour du Poitou-Charentes
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stages 1 & 3
9th Milan–San Remo
2018
1st MaillotItalia.svg Road race, National Road Championships
1st EuroEyes Cyclassics
1st Three Days of De Panne
Giro d'Italia
1st Jersey violet.svg Points classification
1st Stages 2, 3, 13 & 17
Vuelta a España
1st Stages 3, 10 & 21
1st Jersey blue.svg Overall Dubai Tour
1st Jersey red.svg Points classification
1st Stages 2 & 5
Adriatica Ionica Race
1st Jersey red.svg Points classification
1st Stages 1 (TTT), 2, 4 & 5
Abu Dhabi Tour
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stage 2
1st Stage 3 Tour Down Under
2nd Gent–Wevelgem
2nd Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
2nd London–Surrey Classic
2nd Dwars door het Hageland
6th UCI World Tour

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 119 145 125 DNF 132
A yellow jersey Tour de France 162
A red jersey Vuelta a España 128 145
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Sky's Elia Viviani to leave for Quick-Step Floors at end of season". Sky Sports. Retrieved 16 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Elia Viviani wins stage 2; Michael Matthews takes lead at Giro". VeloNews. Competitor Group, Inc. 10 May 2015. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Giro d'Italia: Elia Viviani wins stage two as Michael Matthews takes lead". Sky Sports. 2015 Sky. 11 May 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Elia Viviani signs for Quick Step Floors through 2019". quickstepfloorscycling. 16 August 2017. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Tearful Viviani rues missed chance as Sagan wins Gent-Wevelgem". cyclingnews. 26 March 2018. Retrieved 3 July 2018.

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