Emanuele Sella

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Emanuele Sella
Sella Spandelles RDS 2012.jpg
Sella at the 2012 Route du Sud
Personal information
Full name Emanuele Sella
Born (1981-01-09) 9 January 1981 (age 36)
Vicenza, Italy
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 54 kg (119 lb)
Team information
Current team Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climbing specialist
Professional team(s)
2004–2008 Ceramica Panaria–Margres
2009–2010 Carmiooro A Style
2011– Androni Giocattoli
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2004)
Single-day races
Coppa Ugo Agostoni (2012)
Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato (2012)

Emanuele Sella (born 9 January 1981 in Vicenza) is an Italian road racing cyclist who currently rides with the Italian team Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec.[1]


In out of competition control testing, on 23 July 2008, Sella was found to test positive for CERA, the third generation EPO according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.[2] Sella confirmed that he had used EPO when he was called to testify in front of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) on 8 August 2008. This resulted in him being suspended for a year, starting 19 August 2008.[3]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

1st Trofeo Alcide Degasperi
1st Trofeo Cittá di Castelfidardo
1st Stage 11 Giro d'Italia
1st Overall Brixia Tour
1st Points classification
1st Stage 2b
3rd Gran Premio di Lugano
10th Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 3 Brixia Tour
1st Stage 5 Settimana internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
6th Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stages 14, 15 & 20 (Disqualified for doping)
3rd Overall Cinturó de l'Empordà
1st Stage 3
2nd Grand Prix of Aargau Canton
3rd Overall Tour of Austria
1st Overall Settimana internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
1st Stages 1b & 3
2nd Overall Giro dell'Appennino
2nd Classica Sarda Olbia-Pantogia
3rd Tour de Langkawi
1st Coppa Ugo Agostoni
1st Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
1st Jersey pink.svg Mountains classification Route du Sud
10th Giro dell'Emilia

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 12 10 26 11 6 35 45 58 63
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

; Voided results =

struck through



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