Giuseppe Martinelli

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Giuseppe Martinelli
Personal information
Full name Giuseppe Martinelli
Born (1955-03-11) 11 March 1955 (age 61)
Rovato, Italy
Team information
Current team Astana
Discipline Road
Role Rider (retired)
Directeur sportif
Professional team(s)
1977 Jollyceramica
1978 Magniflex-Torpado
1979–1980 San Giacomo
1981 Santini-Selle Italia
1982 Selle San Marco
1983–1984 Alfa Lum
1985 Alpilatte-Cierre
Managerial team(s)
1986–1987 Ecoflam
1988–1996 Carrera Jeans–Vagabond
1997–2001 Mercatone Uno
2002–2004 Saeco Macchine per Caffè–Longoni Sport
2005–2007 Lampre–Caffita
2009 Amica Chips–Knauf
2011– Astana
Major wins
Giro d'Italia, 2 stages
Vuelta a España, 1 stage
Infobox last updated on
1 January 2014

Giuseppe Martinelli (born 11 March 1955) is a retired road bicycle racer from Italy, who was a professional rider from 1977 to 1985. He represented his native country at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada, where he won silver medal in the men's individual road race behind Sweden's Bernt Johansson.[1] In 2011, Martinelli became the manager of the Astana cycling team, replacing Yvon Sanquer.[2]


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