Luca Gelfi

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Luca Gelfi
Personal information
Full name Luca Gelfi
Born (1966-06-21)June 21, 1966
Seriate, Italy
Died January 3, 2009(2009-01-03) (aged 42)
Torre de Roveri, Italy
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1988–1991 Del Tongo
1992 GB–MG Maglificio
1993 Eldor-Viner
1994–1997 Brescialat
1998 Ros Mary-Amica Chips
Major wins
Giro d'Italia, 2 stages

Luca Gelfi (21 June 1966 - 3 January 2009) was an Italian racing cyclist. A professional from 1988 to 1998, he won two stages of the 1990 Giro d'Italia and one of the 1997 Volta a Portugal. He finished second in the 1993 Milan-Sanremo. After retiring in 1998, he owned and operated a bike shop and directed Team Fratelli Giorgi, a prestigious junior cycling team.[1] Gelfi suffered from clinical depression and committed suicide in 2009[2]

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