Historic Overview Marco Marcato
Marco Marcato (born 11 February 1984, in San Donà di Piave, Veneto) is an Italian racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam UAE Team Emirates. He won the Tour de Vendée in 2011, and Paris–Tours in 2012: in the latter of these he took the Ruban Jaune as the holder of the record for the fastest average speed in a race of over 200km..
For the 2014 season, Marcato joined Cannondale, after his previous team – Vacansoleil–DCM – folded at the end of the 2013 season. Subsequently, Wanty–Groupe Gobert signed Marcato on a two-year contract from 2015, reuniting him with former Vacansoleil boss Hilaire Vanderschueren, and sharing leadership of the team in the Flemish classics with former Vacansoleil team-mate Björn Leukemans. In September 2016 it was announced that Marcato would join UAE Abu Dhabi for the 2017 season.