Eros Capecchi

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Eros Capecchi
Eros Capecchi - Vuelta a España 2019.jpg
Capecchi at the 2019 Vuelta a España.
Personal information
Full nameEros Capecchi
Born (1986-06-13) 13 June 1986 (age 33)
Castiglione del Lago, Italy
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
Team information
Current teamDeceuninck–Quick-Step
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional team(s)
2005–2007Liquigas–Bianchi
2008–2010Saunier Duval–Scott
2011–2012Liquigas–Cannondale
2013–2015Movistar Team
2016Astana
2017–Quick-Step Floors
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2011)

Eros Capecchi (born 13 June 1986) is an Italian professional road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Deceuninck–Quick-Step.[1]

Career[edit]

Born in Castiglione del Lago, Capecchi turned professional with Liquigas–Bianchi in 2005 before moving to Saunier Duval–Scott in 2008. He returned to Liquigas–Cannondale for the 2011 season.[2] 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.[3] 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.[4] Capecchi signed for Quick-Step Floors for the 2017 season.[5]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2004
1st MaillotItalia.svg Road race, National Junior Road 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 (TTT) Giro del Trentino
1st Stage 2 (TTT) Vuelta a Burgos

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 99 DNF DNF 60 37 70 82 82 58 49 37
A yellow jersey Tour de France 83
A red jersey Vuelta a España DNF 21 25 24 104 121
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deceuninck-QuickStep complete roster with Capecchi". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 24 December 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  2. ^ Ryan, Barry (1 September 2010). "Liquigas-Doimo and AG2R announce 2011 signings". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  3. ^ "Capecchi beats Cunego in Lugano". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 26 February 2012. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  4. ^ Atkins, Ben (11 August 2012). "Eros Capecchi and Sylwester Szmyd quit Liquigas-Cannondale for Movistar". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 12 August 2012.
  5. ^ http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/capecchi-signs-for-etixx-quickstep/

External links[edit]

Media related to Eros Capecchi at Wikimedia Commons