Emanuele Sella

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Emanuele Sella
Sella Spandelles RDS 2012.jpg
Sella at the 2012 Route du Sud
Personal information
Full nameEmanuele Sella
Born (1981-01-09) 9 January 1981 (age 41)
Vicenza, Italy
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight54 kg (119 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimbing specialist
Professional teams
2004–2008 Ceramica Panaria–Margres
2009–2010 Carmiooro A Style
2011–2015 Androni Giocattoli
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2004)
Single-day races
Coppa Ugo Agostoni (2012)
Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato (2012)

Emanuele Sella (born 9 January 1981) is an Italian former road racing cyclist, [1] who competed professionally between 2004 and 2015 for the CSF Group–Navigare, Carmiooro NGC and Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec teams.

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Doping

In out-of-competition control testing, on 23 July 2008, Vicenza-born Sella was found to test positive for CERA, the third-generation EPO according to La Gazzetta dello Sport. [2] Sella confirmed that he had used EPO when he was called to testify in front of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) on 8 August 2008. This resulted in his suspension for a year, starting 19 August 2008. [3]

Career achievements

Major results

2003
1st Trofeo Alcide Degasperi
2004
1st Trofeo Cittá di Castelfidardo
1st Stage 11 Giro d'Italia
2005
1st Overall Brixia Tour
1st Points classification
1st Stage 2b
3rd Gran Premio di Lugano
10th Overall Giro d'Italia
2007
1st Stage 3 Brixia Tour
2008
1st Stage 5 Settimana internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
6th Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stages 14, 15 & 20 (Disqualified for doping)
2009
3rd Overall Cinturó de l'Empordà
1st Stage 3
2010
2nd Grand Prix of Aargau Canton
3rd Overall Tour of Austria
2011
1st Jersey red.svg Overall Settimana internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
1st Stages 1b & 3
2nd Overall Giro dell'Appennino
2nd Classica Sarda Olbia-Pantogia
3rd Tour de Langkawi
2012
1st Coppa Ugo Agostoni
1st Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
2013
1st Jersey pink.svg Mountains classification Route du Sud
10th Giro dell'Emilia

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015
Jersey pink.svg Giro d'Italia 12 10 26 11 6 35 45 58 63
Jersey yellow.svg Tour de France
Jersey red.svg Vuelta a España
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

; Voided results = struck through.

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References

  1. Ryan, Barry (5 January 2016). "10 riders who retired in 2015". Cyclingnews.com . Immediate Media Company . Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  2. http://autobus.cyclingnews.com/news.php?id=news/2008/aug08/aug06news-Giro's-king-of-the-mountain-Sella-positive-for-EPO-CERA. Retrieved 05AUG2008.
  3. http://www.velonews.com/article/81475/sella-tells-coni-he-used-epo.AgenceFrancePresse%5B%5D. Retrieved 08AUG2008.