Eros Capecchi

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Eros Capecchi
Eros Capecchi - Critérium du Dauphiné 2010 (2).jpg
Personal information
Full name Eros Capecchi
Born (1986-06-13) 13 June 1986 (age 30)
Castiglione del Lago, Italy
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb)
Team information
Current team Astana
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2005–2007 Liquigas–Bianchi
2008–2010 Saunier Duval–Scott
2011–2012 Liquigas–Cannondale
2013–2015 Movistar Team
2016– Astana
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2011)
Stage races
Euskal Bizikleta (2008)
Infobox last updated on
22 June 2014

Eros Capecchi (born 13 June 1986 in Castiglione del Lago) is an Italian professional road bicycle racer for UCI ProTeam Astana.

Career[edit]

He turned professional with Liquigas–Bianchi in 2005 before moving to Saunier Duval–Scott in 2008. He returned to Liquigas–Cannondale for the 2011 season.[1] He took a notable victory at the Gran Premio di Lugano in 2012, dropping a dozen riders in the finale, and finished with a 4-second advantage over them.[2] He left Liquigas–Cannondale at the end of the 2012 season, and joined the Movistar Team on a two-year contract, from the 2013 season onwards.[3]

Palmares[edit]

2004
1st National Junior Road Race Championships
2005
3rd Ruota d'Oro
2006
8th Down Under Classic
9th Overall Tour de Luxembourg
2007
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Settimana Ciclistica Lombarda
2008
1st Overall Euskal Bizikleta
1st Stage 3
9th Overall Deutschland Tour
2009
6th Giro dell'Appennino
2011
1st Stage 18 Giro d'Italia
4th Overall Tour de San Luis
2012
1st Gran Premio di Lugano
4th Giro dell'Appennino
5th Overall Tour of Beijing
8th Overall Vuelta a Burgos
2013
6th Overall Tour de Pologne
2014
10th Overall Tour de Suisse
2016
1st Stage 1 Giro del Trentino (TTT)

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro 99 WD WD 60 37 70 82 82
Yellow jersey Tour 83
red jersey Vuelta WD 21 25 24

WD = Withdrew; In Progress = IP

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ryan, Barry (1 September 2010). "Liquigas-Doimo and AG2R announce 2011 signings". Cycling News (Future Publishing Limited). Retrieved 4 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Capecchi beats Cunego in Lugano". Cycling News (Future Publishing Limited). 26 February 2012. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Atkins, Ben (11 August 2012). "Eros Capecchi and Sylwester Szmyd quit Liquigas-Cannondale for Movistar". VeloNation (VeloNation LLC). Retrieved 12 August 2012. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Eros Capecchi at Wikimedia Commons