Elena Cecchini

Elena Cecchini (born 25 May 1992) is an Italian racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Women's WorldTeam SD Worx.[4] She competed in the 2013 UCI women's team time trial in Florence.[5]

Elena Cecchini
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Cecchini with the Fiamme Azzurre jersey.
Personal information
Full nameElena Cecchini
Born (1992-05-25) 25 May 1992 (age 29)
Udine, Italy
Team information
Current teamSD Worx
Disciplines
  • Road
  • Track
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder
Amateur teams
2009–2010Vecchia Fontana
2010–G.S. Fiamme Azzurre
Professional teams
2011Colavita Forno d'Asolo
2012MCipollini–Giambenini–Gauss
2013–2014Faren–Let's Go Finland
2015Lotto–Soudal Ladies[1]
2016–2020Canyon–SRAM[2][3]
2021–SD Worx
Major wins
Stage races
Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen (2016)

One day races & Classics

National Road Race Championships (2014–2016)
National Time Trial Championships (2018, 2019)

CareerEdit

In 2013 and 2014, she rode for the Estado de México–Faren Kuota team. In November 2015 she was announced as part of the Canyon–SRAM team's inaugural squad for the 2016 season.[6] She remained with the team until the end of the 2020 season; in August 2020, she signed a two-year contract with the SD Worx team, from the 2021 season.[7]

Personal lifeEdit

Cecchini is engaged to fellow cyclist Elia Viviani.[8] Cecchini is an athlete of Gruppo Sportivo Fiamme Azzurre.[9]

Major resultsEdit

TrackEdit

2009
2nd   Points race, UCI Juniors Track World Championships
2010
UEC European Junior Track Championships
1st   Points race
2nd   Team pursuit
3rd   Scratch, UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships
2011
National Track Championships
2nd Team sprint
3rd Keirin
3rd Scratch
2012
2nd   Points race, UEC European Under-23 Track Championships
3rd Team pursuit, National Track Championships
2013
National Track Championships
1st   Points race
1st   Team pursuit
3 Jours d'Aigle
1st Points race
2nd Scratch
3rd   Team pursuit, UEC European Under-23 Track Championships (with Beatrice Bartelloni, Maria Giulia Confalonieri and Chiara Vannucci)
2014
UEC European Under-23 Track Championships
1st   Points race
3rd   Team pursuit (with Beatrice Bartelloni, Maria Giulia Confalonieri and Francesca Pattaro)
3rd   Scratch
1st   Team pursuit, National Track Championships
International Track Women & Men (Under-23)
2nd Scratch
2nd Points race
UEC European Track Championships
3rd   Points race
3rd   Scratch

RoadEdit

2009
1st   Road race, UEC European Junior Road Championships
5th Road race, UCI Juniors World Championships
2010
6th Road race, UEC European Junior Road Championships
2011
5th GP Comune di Cornaredo
10th Overall Giro della Toscana Int. Femminile – Memorial Michela Fanini
2012
1st Overall Trophée d'Or Féminin
1st Stage 1
10th Overall Ladies Tour of Qatar
2013
5th Drentse 8 van Dwingeloo
10th Classica Citta di Padova
2014
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
2nd Road race, UEC European Under-23 Road Championships
2nd Tour of Chongming Island World Cup
4th Grand Prix de Dottignies
5th Winston-Salem Cycling Classic
6th Overall Tour of Chongming Island
8th Overall Ladies Tour of Qatar
10th Overall The Women's Tour
10th Trofeo Alfredo Binda-Comune di Cittiglio
2015
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
1st Stage 1 Festival Luxembourgeois du cyclisme féminin Elsy Jacobs
1st   Sprints classification Tour Femenino de San Luis
3rd Overall BeNe Ladies Tour
3rd Durango-Durango Emakumeen Saria
4th Overall Belgium Tour
5th Tour of Flanders for Women
5th Dwars door de Westhoek
5th Sparkassen Giro
6th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
6th Grand Prix de Dottignies
7th Gran Prix San Luis Femenino
7th GP de Plouay
7th La Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta
9th Trofeo Alfredo Binda-Comune di Cittiglio
10th Le Samyn des Dames
10th Strade Bianche Women
2016
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
1st   Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen
2nd   Team time trial, UCI Road World Championships
2nd GP de Plouay – Bretagne
2nd Dwars door de Westhoek
4th Overall Energiewacht Tour
8th Omloop van Borsele
8th Philadelphia Cycling Classic
9th Chrono Champenois
10th Overall Gracia–Orlová
2017
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
2nd Ronde van Drenthe
3rd Crescent Vårgårda TTT
5th Trofeo Alfredo Binda-Comune di Cittiglio
5th GP de Plouay – Bretagne
6th Tour of Flanders for Women
9th Gent–Wevelgem
10th Road race, UCI Road World Championships
10th Overall Holland Ladies Tour
10th Strade Bianche Women
2018
1st   Team time trial, UCI Road World Championships
Mediterranean Games
1st   Time trial
9th Road race
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
4th Road race, UEC European Road Championships
4th Open de Suède Vårgårda
4th GP de Plouay – Bretagne
5th Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen
1st Stage 2
10th Overall Holland Ladies Tour
2019
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
2nd   Road race, UEC European Road Championships
2nd Postnord Vårgårda West Sweden TTT
4th Dwars door Vlaanderen for Women
5th Trofeo Alfredo Binda-Comune di Cittiglio
8th Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen
1st Stage 6
8th Gent–Wevelgem
9th Durango-Durango Emakumeen Saria
10th GP de Plouay – Bretagne
2020
UEC European Road Championships
3rd   Mixed team relay
9th Road race
5th GP de Plouay
8th Clasica Femenina Navarra
2021
1st   Mixed team relay, UEC European Road Championships
2nd Ronde van Drenthe
3rd   Mixed team relay, UCI Road World Championships

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Elena Cecchini". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Our full roster for 2019!". Canyon–SRAM. Lauke Pro Radsport GmbH. 10 January 2019. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  3. ^ Frattini, Kirsten (6 December 2019). "Canyon-SRAM confirm 15 returning riders in 2020". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Team SD Worx". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 13 January 2021. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  5. ^ "World Championships WE – Team Time Trial". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 9 October 2013.
  6. ^ "New Canyon//SRAM women's team presented in London". cyclingnews.com. 20 November 2015. Retrieved 20 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Elena Cecchini and Roxane Fournier sign with Team SD Worx". VeloNews. Pocket Outdoor Media. 20 August 2020. Retrieved 20 August 2020.
  8. ^ "Europeo "al bacio". Per Viviani e Cecchini la festa è doppia" (in Italian). gazzetta.it. 12 August 2019. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  9. ^ "Fiamme Azzurre Atleti – Elena Cecchini" (in Italian). polizia-penitenziaria.it. Retrieved 9 May 2020.

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