Sylvain Calzati

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Sylvain Calzati
Tour de Suisse 2008 - Sylvain Calzati.jpg
Personal information
Full name Sylvain Calzati
Born (1979-07-01) July 1, 1979 (age 37)
Lyon, France
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb)
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
2001 Jean Delatour (stagiaire)
2002 Cofidis (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2003 Barloworld
2004 Saint-Quentin Oktos
2004 RAGT Semences
2005–2008 AG2R Prévoyance
2009 Agritubel
2010 Team Sky
2011 Bretagne–Schuller
Major wins
Tour de l'Avenir (2004)
2006 Tour de France, 1 stage

Sylvain Calzati (born July 1, 1979 in Lyon) is a former French road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional between 2003 and 2011.[1] He turned professional during the year 2003 with Barloworld, and his biggest success was winning the 8th Stage in the 2006 Tour de France. He also won the Tour de l'Avenir in 2004. He currently lives in Genay with his wife and daughter. He works as industrial cleaner.[2]

Major results[edit]

2004
1st, Overall, Tour de l'Avenir
2nd, Overall, Étoile de Bessèges
2nd, Stage 4
71st, Overall, Tour de France
2006
1st, Stage 8, Tour de France (Saint-Méen-le-Grand to Lorient)

References[edit]

  1. ^ van Eyck, Xylon (29 September 2011). "Sylvain Calzati to retire at the end of the season". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Tour de France Stage 14 Preview". inrng.com. Retrieved 18 October 2015. 

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