Vincenzo Nibali

Vincenzo Nibali (Italian pronunciation: [vinˈtʃɛntso ˈniːbali]; born 14 November 1984) is an Italian professional road bicycle racer, ane o seiven riders tae hae wan aw three Grand Tours o road cyclin, who rides for the UCI WorldTeam Bahrain–McLaren. Born near the Strait o Messina, his nickname is the "Shark o the Strait" or simply "The Shark".[2][3] His first major win came at the 2006 GP Ouest-France, where he beat an impressive field on a tough course. However, experts such as Michele Bartoli have said Nibali is most suited to competing in multi-stage races.[4] Nibali's biggest wins tae date are the 2010 Vuelta a España an the 2013 Giro d'Italia.

Vincenzo Nibali
Cambrai - Tour de France, étape 4, 7 juillet 2015, arrivée (B43) (cropped).JPG
Nibali at the 2015 Tour de France
Personal information
Full nameVincenzo Nibali
NicknameLo Squalo (The Shark), Nibbles
Born (1984-11-14) 14 November 1984 (age 35)
Messina, Italy
Hicht1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Wecht63 kg (139 lb; 9.9 st)
Team information
Current teamTrek–Segafredo
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider teepAw-Roonder
Perfaisional team(s)
2005Fassa Bortolo
2006–2012Liquigas
2013–2016Astana
2017–2019Bahrain–Merida[1]
2020–Trek–Segafredo
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
General clessification (2014)
5 individual stages (2014, 2015)
Giro d'Italia
General clessification (2013, 2016)
7 individual stages (2010, 2011, 2013, 2016, 2017)
2 TTT stages (2007, 2010)
Vuelta a España
General clessification (2010)
Combination clessification (2010)
2 individual stages (2010, 2017)
1 TTT stage (2013)

Stage races

Tirreno–Adriatico (2012, 2013)
Giro del Trentino (2008, 2013)
Tour o Oman (2016)

Ane-day races an Clessics

Naitional Road Race Championships (2014, 2015)
Giro di Lombardia (2015, 2017)
Milan–San Remo (2018)
GP Ouest-France (2006)
Tre Valli Varesine (2015)

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team". Merida Bikes. Merida Industry Co., Ltd. Archived frae the oreeginal on 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  2. "32nd Giro del Trentino, Stage 3 – 24 April: Torri del Benaco – Folgaria, 173km". cyclingnews.com. 24 April 2008. Retrieved 2010-09-18.
  3. "The Daily Peloton: 10th Coppi & Bartali Week – Stage Three". dailypeloton.com. 27 March 2008. Retrieved 2010-09-18.[deid airtin]
  4. "Bartoli holds court on the Classics". cyclingnews.com. 18 March 2009. Retrieved 2010-09-18.

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