Ivan Santaromita

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Ivan Santaromita
Ivan Santaromita - Vuelta a España 2013.jpg
Santaromita at the 2013 Vuelta a España.
Personal information
Full nameIvan Santaromita
Born (1984-04-30) 30 April 1984 (age 34)
Varese, Italy
Height176 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb)
Team information
Current teamNippo–Vini Fantini–Europa Ovini
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Amateur team(s)
2003–2005VC Mendrisio
Professional team(s)
2005Quick-Step–Innergetic (stagiaire)
2006–2007Quick-Step–Innergetic
2008–2010Liquigas
2011–2013BMC Racing Team
2014–2015Orica–GreenEDGE
2016Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling Team–Al Ahli Club[1]
2017–Nippo–Vini Fantini
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
1 TTT stage (2014)
Single-day races
National Road Race Championships (2013)

Ivan Santaromita (born 30 April 1984) is an Italian professional road bicycle racer, currently riding for UCI Professional Continental team Nippo–Vini Fantini–Europa Ovini.[2]

Career[edit]

Born in Varese, Santaromita turned professional with Quick-Step–Innergetic in 2006 before moving to Liquigas in 2008. In 2010, he took his first significant victory as a professional in the Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali, dominating the stage race as he won it with more than a minute-and-a-half of an advantage over Przemysław Niemiec.[3]

In 2013,[4] Santaromita won the third stage of the Giro del Trentino. He approached the finish line with Michele Scarponi and Paolo Tiralongo, the trio being the remnants of an early breakaway. Santaromita outsprinted the pair to claim his first victory since 2010.[5] Santaromita left the BMC Racing Team at the end of the 2013 season, and joined Orica–GreenEDGE for the 2014 season.[6]

In 2014, Santaromita was the first rider to withdraw from the Vuelta a España on stage 7 after breaking a finger in a crash.[7]

In 2015, he came in sixth position in the general classification of the Tour of Norway.[8]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2007
10th Overall Tour de Georgia
2009
3rd Japan Cup
2010
1st Overall Settimana internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
2013
1st MaillotItalia.svg Road race, National Road Championships (Trofeo Melinda)
1st Stage 3 Giro del Trentino
5th Gran Premio della Costa Etruschi
9th Giro di Lombardia
2014
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Giro d'Italia
2015
6th Overall Tour of Norway
2016
7th Overall Tour de Langkawi
2017
9th Overall Tour of Slovenia
9th Giro dell'Appennino
2018
4th Road race, National Road Championships
5th Japan Cup

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 52 30 DNF
A yellow jersey Tour de France 83
A red jersey Vuelta a España 125 65 117 48 DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Santaromita to ride for Skydive Dubai in 2016". cyclingnews.com. 24 November 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Nippo-Vini Fantini hoping to secure Giro d'Italia wildcard". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 15 January 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Huzarski solos to Sassuolo". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 27 March 2010. Retrieved 19 April 2013.
  4. ^ "BMC Racing Team (BMC) – USA". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
  5. ^ Shane Stokes (18 April 2013). "Giro del Trentino: Santaromita outsprints Tiralongo and Scarponi to grab first victory since 2010". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 19 April 2013.
  6. ^ "Santaromita joins Orica-GreenEdge for 2014". VeloNews. Competitor Group, Inc. 12 August 2013. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
  7. ^ "De Marchi wins 7th Vuelta stage, Valverde leads". Washington Post. 29 August 2014. Retrieved 29 August 2014.
  8. ^ Quénet, Jean-François (25 May 2015). "Tour of Norway: Vangstad solos to victory on final day". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 26 May 2015.

External links[edit]

Media related to Ivan Santaromita at Wikimedia Commons