Marco Velo

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Marco Velo
Marco Velo - Tour de Romandie 2010, Stage 3.jpg
Personal information
Full nameMarco Velo
Born (1974-03-09) 9 March 1974 (age 45)
Brescia, Italy
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
Professional team(s)
1998–2001Mercatone Uno
2002–2005Fassa Bortolo
2009–2010Quick Step
Major wins
GP William Tell (1998)
GP Llodio (1999)

Marco Velo (born 9 March 1974 in Brescia) is a retired Italian professional road bicycle racer.

Professional career[edit]

Velo, who started his career with Brescialat, is a talented time-trialist, winning the Italian National Time Trial Championship on three occasions—1998, 1999 and 2000. Since 2002, Velo has ridden as a domestique for Alessandro Petacchi, first at Fassa Bortolo. In 2005, Velo wanted to go join Matteo Tosatto at the Quick Step team,[1] but in the end joined Petacchi at the Domina Vacanze team,[2] but when that disbanded at the end of the year, they both moved to Milram at the start of 2006.[3] For the 2008 season, Velo moved to join Tosatto at the Quick Step team after all.[4]

Major results[edit]

In his career, Velo won:[5]

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