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Historic Overview Alessandro Petacchi

Rider

Overall Rank143
NameAlessandro PETACCHI
Country
  Italy
Date of birth03-Jan-1974 - La Spezia (Liguria)
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Biography

Alessandro Petacchi

Alessandro Petacchi (born 3 January 1974) is an Italian former professional road racing cyclist, who rode professionally between 1996 and 2015. A specialist sprinter, Petacchi has won 48 grand tour stages with wins of the points jersey in the Giro d'Italia in 2004, the Vuelta a España in 2005 and the Tour de France in 2010. He also won the classics Milan – San Remo in 2005 and Paris-Tours in 2007. His career spanned over 18 years during which he earned 183 victories.

In 2007, Petacchi was banned from cycling and had his results achieved disqualified for doping. The court later said that he had not cheated on purpose but had not taken enough care when consuming his legal asthma drug. He announced his retirement as a lead sprinter on 23 April 2013, and terminated his contract at Lampre–Merida,. He rejoined the professional peloton in August 2013, joining the Omega Pharma–Quick-Step squad as a lead-out man. In 2015, he joined the Southeast team, where he retired from cycling for good after that year's Giro d'Italia.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

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Major Victories

Milano - Sanremo 2005
Paris - Tours 2007
Giro di Toscana 2009
Vuelta a Valencia 2005
Volta ao Algarve 2007
Scheldeprijs - Schoten 2009
G.P. Bruno Beghelli / Milano - Vignola 2008
G.P. Pino Cerami 2014
Clàssica Comunitat Valenciana 1969 - Gran Premi València 2003, 2005
Tour de France - stages 2003 (4), 2010 (2)
Giro d'Italia - stages 2003 (6), 2004 (9), 2005 (4), 2009 (2), 2011 (1)
Vuelta a España - stages 2000 (2), 2002 (1), 2003 (5), 2004 (4), 2005 (5), 2007 (2), 2010 (1)
Paris - Nice - stages 2002 (2), 2003 (1)
Tirreno - Adriatico - stages 2004 (3), 2005 (3), 2006 (1), 2009 (1)
Tour de Romandie - stages 2005 (2)
Tour de Suisse - stages 2010 (1)
Volta Ciclista a Catalunya - stages 2011 (1)
Presidential Tour of Turkey - stages 2011 (1)
Tour de Pologne - stages 2001 (1)
Vuelta a Andalucia - Ruta del Sol - stages 2005 (2), 2006 (2)
Vuelta a Valencia - stages 2002 (3), 2003 (1), 2005 (3), 2006 (2), 2007 (1)
Volta ao Algarve - stages 2007 (3)
Route du Sud - stages 2000 (2)
Tour de Luxembourg - stages 2000 (2)
Tour of Britain - stages 2008 (3)
Profronde van Midden-Zeeland - stages 2009 (1)
Tour de Langkawi - stages 1998 (1)
Ronde van Nederland - stages 2002 (1), 2003 (2), 2004 (1)
Bayern Rundfahrt - stages 2012 (3)
Euskal Bizikleta - stages 2001 (1)
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Seasons

Alessandro Petacchi - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1996 Scrigno - Blue Storm 81 413
2. 1997 Scrigno - Gaerne 92 428
3. 1998 Scrigno - Gaerne 108 373
4. 1999 Navigare - Gaerne 193 290
5. 2000 Fassa Bortolo 763 77
6. 2001 Fassa Bortolo 547 125
7. 2002 Fassa Bortolo 1049 41
8. 2003 Fassa Bortolo 2422 6
9. 2004 Fassa Bortolo 1628 20
10. 2005 Fassa Bortolo 2026 8
11. 2006 Team Milram 776 61
12. 2007 Team Milram 1469 20
13. 2008 LPR Brakes - Ballan 157 411
14. 2009 LPR Brakes - Farnese Vini 851 55
15. 2010 Lampre - Farnese Vini 1129 32
16. 2011 Lampre - ISD 927 55
17. 2012 Lampre - ISD 330 231
18. 2013 Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team 136 438
19. 2014 Omega Pharma - Quick Step Cycling Team 342 292
20. 2015 Southeast 92 664
Overall: 15118 143