Historic Overview Elia Favilli
Elia Favilli (born 31 January 1989) is an Italian professional road bicycle racer who rode most recently for Meridiana–Kamen. He rode for UCI Professional Continental Team Neri Sottoli–Selle Italia–KTM in 2011 and 2012.
Born in Cecina, Tuscany, Favilli has competed as a professional since 2011, joining for the Farnese Vini–Neri Sottoli team. He was also a member of the Arianna Rimor and AGI Neri Lucchini Sprint teams as a junior, finishing second in the Italian junior championships, as well as winning a bronze medal in the world championships – as part of an all-Italian podium alongside Diego Ulissi and Daniele Ratto – in Aguascalientes, Mexico. After moving out of the junior ranks, Favilli competed for the Neri Sottoli-Promociclo and Petroli Firenze teams as an amateur, and also had two stagiaire spells with Farnese Vini–Selle Italia, when it was known as ISD and ISD–NERI in 2009 and 2010 respectively.