Historic Overview Fabio Aru
Fabio Aru (born 3 July 1990) is an Italian professional road bicycle racer for UCI WorldTeam UAE Team Emirates.
He hails from San Gavino Monreale in Sardinia, and is known for his climbing ability which has made him a favorite for the Grand Tours. He is known as the "The Knight of the four Moors" which is a homage for his native island of Sardinia.
Aru has won stages in all three Grand Tours, including 1 Stage at the Tour de France, 3 Stages at the Giro d'Italia and 2 Stages at the Vuelta a España. He is also a former Italian National Road Race champion having won the race in 2017. Alongside his stage wins, Aru has also worn the Leaders Jersey in all three Grand Tours.
He placed third overall in the 2014 Giro d'Italia and fifth in the 2014 Vuelta a España. The following year, he finished second in the 2015 Giro d'Italia before taking his first Grand Tour win at the 2015 Vuelta a España. His best finish came at the 2017 Tour de France where he was 5th.