Michele Merlo

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Michele Merlo
Tour of Britain 2009 Stage 2 Michele Merlo AB.JPG
Merlo at the start of Stage 2 of the 2009 Tour of Britain
Personal information
Born (1984-08-07) 7 August 1984 (age 33)[1]
Casaleone, Italy
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2009 Barloworld
2010 Footon–Servetto–Fuji
2011 De Rosa–Ceramica Flaminia
2012 Team WIT
2013 Vini Fantini–Selle Italia

Michele Merlo (born 7 August 1984) is an Italian professional racing cyclist, who last rode for the UCI Professional Continental team Vini Fantini–Selle Italia.

Merlo's first major professional victory was on the final stage of the 2009 Tour of Britain in London.[2] He rode for Footon-Servetto for the 2010 season after Barloworld quit the sport.[3]


1st Coppa San Geo
1st Stage 8 Tour of Britain[4]
1st Stage 2 Vuelta al Táchira
1st Stage 1 Tour de Kumano


  1. ^ "Barloworld rider profile". Barloworld. Archived from the original on 19 September 2009. 
  2. ^ "Stage 8 Tour of Britain". British Cycling. 2009-09-19. 
  3. ^ "Merlo and Vitoria to join Footon-Servetto". Cyclingnews.com. 21 October 2009. Archived from the original on 25 October 2009. 
  4. ^ Richard Moore (2009-09-19). "Michele Merlo wins final stage as Edvald Boasson Hagen seals title". The Guardian. London. 

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