Sonny Colbrelli

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Sonny Colbrelli
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Colbrelli in 2016
Personal information
Full name Sonny Colbrelli
Born (1990-05-17) 17 May 1990 (age 27)
Desenzano del Garda, Italy
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb; 11.2 st)
Team information
Current team Bahrain–Merida
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter/ puncheur
Amateur team(s)
2009–2011 Zalf Desirèe Fior
2010 Colnago–CSF Inox (stagiaire)
2011 Colnago–CSF Inox (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2012–2016 Colnago–CSF Bardiani[1]
2017– Bahrain–Merida
Major wins

One-day races and Classics

Brabantse Pijl (2017)
Coppa Bernocchi (2017)
Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli (2015)
Gran Premio di Lugano (2016)
Tre Valli Varesine (2016)

Sonny Colbrelli (born 17 May 1990) is an Italian professional road bicycle racer who rides for UCI World Tour team Bahrain–Merida.[2]

Career[edit]

Born in Desenzano del Garda, Colbrelli has competed as a professional since the start of the 2012 season, joining Colnago–CSF Bardiani as a neo-pro,[3] from the Zalf Desirèe Fior amateur squad. Colbrelli had previous competed for the team in two stagiaire spells at the end of the 2010 and 2011 seasons.

Colbrelli made his Grand Tour début at the 2012 Giro d'Italia, where he was earmarked as a lead-out man for the team's sprinter, Sacha Modolo; Colbrelli took his first top ten placing on stage 13, when he finished ninth having led out Modolo to a fourth-place finish.[4]

On April 12, 2017, Colbrelli won De Brabantse Pijl, riding for Bahrain-Merida.[5] In June 2017, he was named in the startlist for the 2017 Tour de France.[6]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2009
2nd Giro del Veneto
2010
1st Trofeo Alcide Degasperi
6th Road race, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
7th Circuito del Porto
2011
2nd Trofeo Zsšdi
2nd Trofeo Banca Popolare di Vicenza
3rd Trofeo Franco Balestra
3rd Gran Premio della Liberazione
10th Overall Coupe des nations Ville Saguenay
2012
1st Stage 1b (TTT) Giro di Padania
2nd Coppa Bernocchi
9th Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
2013
2nd Volta Limburg Classic
2nd Tour of Almaty
5th Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
7th Ronde van Drenthe
8th Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
2014
1st Giro dell'Appennino
1st Memorial Marco Pantani
1st Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
1st Coppa Sabatini
1st Stage 2 Tour of Slovenia
2nd Gran Premio di Lugano
2nd Volta Limburg Classic
2nd Tre Valli Varesine
3rd Roma Maxima
4th Trofeo Laigueglia
5th Gran Premio Città di Camaiore
5th Grand Prix Pino Cerami
6th Milan–San Remo
2015
1st Coppa Italia[7]
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour du Limousin
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
1st Stage 1
1st Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
3rd Gran Piemonte
5th Gran Premio della Costa Etruschi
5th Coppa Ugo Agostoni
6th Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
6th Coppa Sabatini
10th Coppa Bernocchi
2016
1st Gran Premio di Lugano
1st Coppa Ugo Agostoni
1st Coppa Sabatini
1st Tre Valli Varesine
1st Stage 5 Tour du Poitou-Charentes
2nd Overall Tour du Limousin
1st Stages 3 & 4
2nd Overall Giro di Toscana
2nd Trofeo Laigueglia
2nd Volta Limburg Classic
3rd Amstel Gold Race
4th Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
5th Gran Piemonte
6th Brabantse Pijl
9th Milan–San Remo
2017
1st Brabantse Pijl
1st Coppa Bernocchi
1st Stage 2 Paris–Nice
3rd Bretagne Classic
7th E3 Harelbeke
9th Amstel Gold Race
10th Tour of Flanders
10th Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec

Grand Tour General Classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 100 89 94 100 95
A yellow jersey Tour de France 122
A red jersey Vuelta a España
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Colnago-CSF Inox (COG) – IRL". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 19 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "The Bardiani – CSF Pro Team is ready for 2014". Bardiani Valvole–CSF Inox. Aster Sport Ltd. 11 November 2013. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Stagione da incorniciare con 18 successi" [Season to remember with 18 successes]. Colnago–CSF Inox (in Italian). Aster Sport Ltd. 21 October 2011. Retrieved 19 May 2012. 
  4. ^ Cossins, Peter (18 May 2012). "Cavendish wins Giro stage 13 in Cervere". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 19 May 2012. 
  5. ^ Cycling News http://www.cyclingnews.com/races/de-brabantse-pijl-la-fleche-brabanconne-2017/results/. Retrieved 12 April 2017.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ "2017: 104th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 28 June 2017. 
  7. ^ "News shorts: Meares aiming high for record-breaking Rio Olympics". cyclingnews.com. 13 October 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2015. 

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