Oscar Gatto

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Oscar Gatto
Harelbeke - E3 Harelbeke, 27 maart 2015 (B006).JPG
Gatto at the 2015 E3 Harelbeke
Personal information
Full name Oscar Gatto
Born (1985-01-01) 1 January 1985 (age 32)
Montebelluna, Italy
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Team information
Current team Astana
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter, classics specialist[1]
Amateur team(s)
2005–2006 GS Zalf Desiree Fior
2006 Team LPR (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2007–2008 Gerolsteiner
2009–2013 ISD
2014 Cannondale
2015 Androni Giocattoli
2016 Tinkoff
2017– Astana
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2011)

One-day races and Classics

Dwars door Vlaanderen (2013)

Oscar Gatto (born 1 January 1985) is an Italian racing cyclist with UCI WorldTeam Astana. His nickname is 'Oscar the Cat' because his surname (Gatto) is the Italian word for "cat", and his first name is Oscar.

Career[edit]

Born in Montebelluna, Gatto left Vini Fantini–Selle Italia at the end of the 2013 season, and joined Cannondale for the 2014 season.[2] In 2015, he rode for Androni Giocattoli.[3] In October 2015 it was announced that Gatto would join Tinkoff for the 2016 season, with the team's directeur sportif Steven de Jongh describing his main role as providing support for Peter Sagan in the classics.[1] He was named in the start list for the 2016 Tour de France.[4]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 141 DNF 149 105 113 98 116 DNF
A yellow jersey Tour de France 156
A red jersey Vuelta a España 127 DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Team Tinkoff sign Oscar Gatto for 2016". cyclingnews.com. 21 October 2015. Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Cannondale to sign Marcato and Gatto for 2014". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 30 October 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "News shorts: Cookson on women's Tour de France, Gatto at Androni". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 27 October 2014. Retrieved 27 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "2016 > 103rd Tour de France > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 30 June 2016. 

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