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 nameOscar Gatto
Born (1985-01-01) 1 January 1985 (age 36)
Montebelluna, Italy
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider type
Amateur teams
2005–2006GS Zalf Desiree Fior
2006Team LPR (stagiaire)
Professional teams
2007–2008Gerolsteiner
2009–2013ISD
2014Cannondale
2015Androni Giocattoli
2016Tinkoff
2017–2018Astana
2019–2020Bora–Hansgrohe[2][3]
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 former professional racing cyclist, who rode professionally between 2007 and 2020, for seven different teams.[4] 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.[5] In 2015, he rode for Androni Giocattoli.[6] 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.[7]

Major results[edit]

2004
4th Circuito del Porto
2005
1st Giro del Canavese
1st Stage 6 Giro della Valle d'Aosta
2006
1st Coppa Città di Asti
1st Stage 6 Giro delle Regioni
5th Gran Premio della Liberazione
7th Giro del Canavese
10th Giro del Belvedere
2007
2nd Overall Paris–Corrèze
2009
1st Stage 1b (TTT) Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
2nd Overall Giro di Sardegna
1st Stage 3
8th Gran Premio della Costa Etruschi
2010
1st Gran Premio Nobili Rubinetterie
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Brixia Tour
3rd GP Kranj
5th Trofeo Matteotti
5th Gran Premio della Costa Etruschi
7th Overall Tour of Turkey
2011
1st Trofeo Matteotti
1st Giro della Romagna
1st Stage 8 Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 2 Giro della Provincia di Reggio Calabria
3rd Coppa Ugo Agostoni
5th Classica Sarda
5th Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
7th Strade Bianche
2012
1st Giro del Veneto
1st Stage 3 Monviso-Venezia — Il Padania
3rd Strade Bianche
6th Memorial Marco Pantani
6th Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
2013
1st Dwars door Vlaanderen
3rd GP Industria & Artigianato di Larciano
8th Trofeo Laigueglia
2014
Tour of Austria
1st Stages 2 & 4
8th Dwars door Vlaanderen
2015
Sibiu Cycling Tour
1st Stages 1 & 4
6th Strade Bianche
6th Gran Premio Nobili Rubinetterie
6th Gran Premio della Costa Etruschi
9th Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
9th Clásica de Almería
2016
1st Stage 3 Vuelta a Andalucía
3rd Overall Arctic Race of Norway
7th Dwars door Vlaanderen
2017
1st Prologue Tour of Austria
5th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
9th Grand Prix of Aargau Canton
2020
9th Grote Prijs Jean-Pierre Monseré

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 gold jersey/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. ^ "With Christoph Pfingsten, BORA – hansgrohe completes its roster for 2019". Bora–Hansgrohe. Denk Pro Cycling GmbH & Co. KG. 12 October 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  3. ^ Ryan, Barry (28 December 2019). "2020 Team Preview: Bora-Hansgrohe". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Mercoledì l'ultima corsa in carriera per il veneto Oscar Gatto" [On Wednesday the last career race for the Venetian Oscar Gatto]. Cicloweb.it (in Italian). Cicloweb. 19 October 2020. Retrieved 25 October 2020.
  5. ^ "Cannondale to sign Marcato and Gatto for 2014". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 30 October 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2013.
  6. ^ "News shorts: Cookson on women's Tour de France, Gatto at Androni". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 27 October 2014. Retrieved 27 October 2014.
  7. ^ "2016 > 103rd Tour de France > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 30 June 2016.

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