Francesco Reda

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Francesco Reda
Francesco Reda 2.jpg
Personal information
Full name Francesco Reda
Born (1982-11-19) 19 November 1982 (age 34)
Cosenza, Italy
Team information
Current team Banned
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2007–2008 OTC Doors-Lauretana
2009–2011 Quick-Step
2012 Acqua & Sapone
2013 Androni Giocattoli–Venezuela
2015 Team Idea 2010 ASD

Francesco Reda (born 19 November 1982 in Cosenza) is an Italian professional road bicycle racer. He rode for UCI Professional Continental Team Androni Giocattoli–Venezuela, when he was banned after evading a doping test.[1] His ban was reduced after he gave evidence to the Cycling Independent Reform Commission.[2] He now rides for Team Idea 2010 ASD.[3] On 15 July 2015, it was announced that Reda had tested positive to EPO after the Italian National Road Race Championships, which he finished second.[4] In February 2016, Reda was banned for eight years.[5]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 139 DNF 134
A yellow jersey Tour de France DNF
A red jersey Vuelta a España
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Francesco Reda (ex-Quick.Step) is twee jaar geschorst". Het Nieuwsblad. 30 January 2014. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Farrand, Stephen (18 December 2014). "Riccò describes the Cycling Reform Commission as a joke". Cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Francesco Reda". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  4. ^ Ostanek, Daniel (15 July 2015). "Italian Championships runner-up, Reda, tests positive for EPO". Cycling Weekly. Time Inc. UK. Retrieved 15 July 2015. 
  5. ^ http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/francesco-reda-suspended-for-eight-years-for-epo-positive/

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