Alberto Elli

Alberto Elli (Giussano, March 9, 1964) is a former Italian road racing cyclist, who wore the yellow jersey for 4 days in the 2000 Tour de France. He is currently a directeur sportif with the Preti Mangimi professional continental team. Elli was called up late for the 2000 Tour de France, and after a group of 12 cyclists stayed away from the others, Elli became a surprise leader, being the second oldest cyclist in the peloton.[1] He kept the yellow jersey until the Pyrenées mountains, where he lost it to Lance Armstrong.[2]

Alberto Elli
Alberto ELLI.jpg
Personal information
Full nameAlberto Elli
Born (1964-03-09) March 9, 1964 (age 56)
Giussano, Italy
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb; 10 st 10 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Professional teams
1987Remac-Fanini
1988Fanini-Seven Up
1989-1993Ceramiche Ariostea
1994-1996GB-MG Maglificio
1997-1998Casino-C'est votre equipe
1999-2001Deutsche Telekom
2002Index Alexia

During the 2001 Giro d'Italia, the police found banned substances in Elli's hotel room.[3] In October 2005, he received a six-month suspended sentence by San Remo Judge Paolo Luppi.[4]

Major resultsEdit

Source:[5]

Tour de France resultsEdit

Source:[6]

1990 - 72nd
1991 - 91st
1992 - 28th
1993 - 17th
1994 - 7th
1995 - 33rd
1996 - 15th
1997 - 30th
1998 - 29th
1999 - 17th
2000 - 84th, holding the yellow jersey for 4 days.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Geel voor veteraan Elli
  2. ^ "Touroverzicht 2000". Archived from the original on 2011-07-24. Retrieved 2010-02-09.
  3. ^ Prison sentences in Giro 2001 doping trial?
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ Alberto Elli at Cycling Archives
  6. ^ "The Tour: Alberto Elli". Archived from the original on 2010-07-09. Retrieved 2010-02-09.