Marco Marcato

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Marco Marcato
Marco Marcato 2016.jpg
Marcato at the 2016 Tour of Britain
Personal information
Full nameMarco Marcato
Born (1984-02-11) 11 February 1984 (age 35)
San Donà di Piave, Italy
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb; 10 st 8 lb)
Team information
Current team UAE Team Emirates
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeSprinter
Professional team(s)
2005–2006 Androni Giocattoli-3C Casalinghi
2007 Team LPR
2008 Cycle Collstrop
2009–2013 Vacansoleil
2014 Cannondale [1]
2015–2016 Wanty–Groupe Gobert [2]
2017– UAE Abu Dhabi
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
Tour de Vendée (2011)
Paris–Tours (2012)

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. [3] He is a previous winner of the Tour de Vendée in 2011, [4] and Paris–Tours in 2012. [5]

San Donà di Piave Comune in Veneto, Italy

San Donà di Piave is a city and comune of Metropolitan City of Venice, Veneto, northern Italy. It is one of the historical main towns of the Eastern Veneto territory, although it was totally reconstructed in the early 1920s after being heavily damaged during the World War I.

Veneto Region of Italy

Veneto is one of the 20 regions of Italy. Its population is about five million, ranking fifth in Italy. The region's capital and most populous city is Venice.

Italy republic in Southern Europe

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a country in Europe. Located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia and the enclaved microstates San Marino and Vatican City. Italy covers an area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and has a largely temperate seasonal and Mediterranean climate. With around 61 million inhabitants, it is the fourth-most populous EU member state and the most populous country in Southern Europe.

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For the 2014 season, Marcato joined Cannondale, after his previous team Vacansoleil–DCM [6]  – folded at the end of the 2013 season. [1] 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. [2] In September 2016 it was announced that Marcato would join UAE Abu Dhabi for the 2017 season. [7]

Cannondale Pro Cycling Team, previously known as Liquigas, was an Italian professional road bicycle racing team in the UCI ProTour.

Wanty–Groupe Gobert

Wanty–Groupe Gobert is a UCI Professional Continental men's cycling team founded in 2008. It is based in Belgium and it participates in races on the UCI Continental Circuits, and some UCI World Tour events.

Björn Leukemans Belgian road bicycle racer

Björn Leukemans is a Belgian former professional road bicycle racer. During 2008 Leukemans was suspended for doping with artificial testosterone. In 2009 he joined the Vacansoleil team. Leukemans joined Wanty–Groupe Gobert for the 2014 season, after his previous team – Vacansoleil–DCM – folded at the end of the 2013 season. Leukemans retired in 2015.

Major results

2005
1st Stage 2 Tour of Slovenia
2006
1st Stage 4 Vuelta Chihuahua
4th Coppa Bernocchi
8th Overall Tour de Picardie
2007
2nd Grand Prix Pino Cerami
2nd Giro della Romagna
5th Overall Circuit Franco–Belge
8th Clásica de Almería
10th Overall Tour of Ireland
1st Stage 5
2008
4th Overall Tour de Wallonie
6th Gran Premio Industria e Commercio Artigianato Carnaghese
2009
3rd Overall Tour de Luxembourg
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
4th Paris–Camembert
6th Overall Tour of Belgium
7th Overall Tour de Picardie
8th Overall Tour de Pologne
2010
2nd Overall Tour de Wallonie
2nd Giro di Toscana
2nd Coppa Sabatini
2nd Druivenkoers Overijse
3rd Grand Prix Pino Cerami
4th Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop
4th Memorial Marco Pantani
5th Overall Circuit Franco-Belge
5th Giro della Romagna
5th Grand Prix of Aargau Canton
6th Le Samyn
7th Giro del Veneto
8th Amstel Gold Race
9th E3 Harelbeke
9th GP Ouest–France
10th Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
10th Vattenfall Cyclassics
2011
1st Tour de Vendée
2nd Overall Étoile de Bessèges
2nd Paris–Tours
2nd Grand Prix Pino Cerami
3rd Overall Tour de Pologne
5th Druivenkoers Overijse
6th Dwars door Vlaanderen
6th Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop
7th Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal
8th Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec
10th Overall Circuit de Lorraine
2012
1st Paris–Tours
1st Stage 4 Étoile de Bessèges
2nd Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise
3rd Overall Circuit de Lorraine
4th Druivenkoers Overijse
6th GP Ouest–France
6th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
7th Gent–Wevelgem
8th Tour de Vendée
2013
5th Overall Tour de Wallonie
5th Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
6th Overall Tour de Luxembourg
6th Druivenkoers Overijse
2014
6th Overall Tour des Fjords
8th Trofeo Laigueglia
10th Overall Eneco Tour
2015
2nd Classic Loire Atlantique
2nd Druivenkoers Overijse
2nd Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
3rd Overall Danmark Rundt
5th Druivenkoers Overijse
6th Grand Prix Cycliste la Marseillaise
7th Tour de Vendée
2016
3rd Druivenkoers Overijse
5th Dwars door het Hageland
5th Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
9th Overall Danmark Rundt

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 20172018
Jersey pink.svg Giro d'Italia 113 69
Jersey yellow.svg Tour de France 96 126
Jersey red.svg Vuelta a España
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

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References

  1. 1 2 "Cannondale to sign Marcato and Gatto for 2014". Cyclingnews.com . Future plc. 30 October 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2013.
  2. 1 2 "Marco Marcato signe chez Wanty-Groupe Gobert" [Marco Marcato signs with Wanty Groupe-Gobert]. Wanty–Groupe Gobert (in French). Archived from the original on 6 October 2014.
  3. "UAE Team Emirates". Cyclingnews.com . Immediate Media Company. Archived from the original on 6 January 2019. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  4. Moore, Kyle (3 October 2011). "Marco Marcato wins Tour de Vendée, peloton misses time cut". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 7 October 2012.
  5. "Marcato wins Paris-Tours". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 7 October 2012. Retrieved 7 October 2012.
  6. "Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team (VCD) – NED". UCI World Tour . Union Cycliste Internationale . Retrieved 16 January 2013.
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