Silvio Martinello

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Silvio Martinello
Personal information
Born (1963-01-19) 19 January 1963 (age 60)
Padua, Italy
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight79 kg (174 lb; 12.4 st)
Team information
Current teamRetired
  • Road
  • Track
Professional teams
1990Jolly Componibili–Club 88
1991Gis Gelati–Ballan
1992–1995Mercatone Uno–Medeghini–Zucchini
1996–1997Saeco–AS Juvenes San Marino
1998–2000Team Polti
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
2 individual stages (1991, 1996)
Vuelta a España
1 individual stage (1990)
Medal record
Men's cycling
Representing  Italy
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta Points Race
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Madison
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1985 Bassano del Grappa Team parsuit
Gold medal – first place 1995 Bogotá Points Race
Gold medal – first place 1995 Bogotá Madison
Gold medal – first place 1996 Manchester Madison
Gold medal – first place 1997 Perth Points Race
Silver medal – second place 1997 Perth Madison
Silver medal – second place 1998 Bordeaux Madison
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Bordeaux Points Race

Silvio Martinello (born 19 January 1963) is a retired road bicycle and track cyclist from Italy. He won the gold medal in the men's points race at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, followed by the bronze medal in the men's madison in Sydney, Australia alongside Marco Villa.[1] He was a professional rider from 1986 to 2000.

Major results[edit]


1st Giro del Belvedere
2nd Giro della Provincia di Reggio Calabria
3rd Trofeo Laigueglia
1st Stage 3 Vuelta a España
1st Milano–Vignola
1st Stage 18 Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 4 Tirreno–Adriatico
1st Stage 1 Giro del Trentino
3rd Giro del Veneto
7th Trofeo Pantalica
8th Giro dell'Etna
1st Stage 3 Three Days of De Panne
3rd Giro della Provincia di Reggio Calabria
3rd E3 Prijs Vlaanderen
3rd Grand Prix Pino Cerami
5th GP Rik Van Steenbergen
8th Scheldeprijs
Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 1
Held after Stages 1–2 & 4–5
Held after Stages 1, 4–11 & 13
4th Grand Prix of Aargau Canton
10th Gent–Wevelgem
1st Overall Giro di Puglia
1st Stage 2
1st Stage 2 Tour of Galicia
1st Stage 4 Setmana Catalana de Ciclisme
3rd Giro dell'Etna
International Rheinland–Pfalz Rundfahrt
1st Stages 3b & 7
1st Stage 5 Four Days of Dunkirk
2nd Giro della Provincia di Siracusa
5th Overall Giro di Puglia
1st Stage 2 Tour de Suisse


  1. ^ "Silvio Martinello Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 1 June 2015.

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