Elisa Balsamo (cyclist)

Elisa Balsamo (born 27 February 1998) is an Italian road and track cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Women's Continental Team Valcar–Travel & Service,[2] and represents Italy at international competitions.

Elisa Balsamo
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Balsamo in 2017
Personal information
Born (1998-02-27) 27 February 1998 (age 22)
Cuneo, Italy
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight53 kg (117 lb)
Team information
Current teamValcar–Travel & Service
Discipline
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder
Professional team
2017–Valcar–PBM[1]

After competing at the 2015 UCI Road World Championships in the women's junior road race she became junior world champion at the 2016 UCI Road World Championships in the women's junior road race. She won the gold medal at the 2016 UEC European Track Championships in the team pursuit.[3]

Major resultsEdit

TrackEdit

2015
1st   Scratch, UCI Juniors World Championships
1st   Team pursuit, UEC European Junior Championships
1st   Team pursuit, National Junior Championships
2016
1st   Team pursuit, UEC European Championships
UCI Junior World Championships
1st   Omnium
1st   Team pursuit
UEC European Junior Championships
1st   Omnium
1st   Team pursuit
1st   Scratch, National Junior Championships
1st Individual pursuit, 3 Jours d'Aigle
2nd   Team pursuit, 2016–17 UCI Track Cycling World Cup, Glasgow
2017
UEC European Championships
1st   Team pursuit
3rd Omnium
UEC European Under-23 Championships
1st   Omnium
1st   Team pursuit
3rd Madison
6 Giorni di Torino internazionale
1st Omnium
1st Points race
Belgian International Meeting
2nd Omnium
3rd Madison (with Rachele Barbieri)
2nd Omnium, Prilba Moravy
2017–18 UCI Track Cycling World Cup, Pruszków
1st   Team pursuit (with Tatiana Guderzo, Francesca Pattaro and Silvia Valsecchi)[4]
3rd   Individual pursuit
3rd   Madison (with Maria Giulia Confalonieri)[5]
2018
UEC European Under-23 Championships
1st   Team pursuit
3rd Madison
1st   Madison, National Championships
2nd Team pursuit, UEC European Championships
3rd Team pursuit, UCI World Championships

RoadEdit

2015
3rd Road race, National Junior Road Championships
5th Trofeo Avis Suvereto
6th Road race, UCI Junior Road World Championships
6th Giro della Provincia di Pordenone
2016
1st   Road race, UCI Junior Road World Championships
1st   Road race, National Junior Road Championships
2nd Road race, UEC European Junior Road Championships
2nd Junior Gent–Wevelgem
3rd Trofeo Mendelspeck – Egna
4th Gran Premio Hotel Fiera Bolzano
7th Trofeo Oro in Euro-Women's Bike Race-Mem. E.Coli
8th Memorial Diego e Stefano Trovó
2017
1st Giro Dei Due Comuni – Memorial Chiara Pierobon
1st Grand Prix Crevoisier – Tour de la Courtine
1st   Sprints classification Giro della Toscana Int. Femminile – Memorial Michela Fanini
2nd Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli Internazionale Donne Elite
2nd Sparkassen Giro
2nd Memorial F. Basso
7th SwissEver GP Cham-Hagendorn
2018
1st Omloop van Borsele
1st Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli Internazionale Donne Elite
2nd Grand Prix de Dottignies
5th Time trial, UEC European Under-23 Road Championships
2019
1st Trofee Maarten Wynants
1st Dwars door de Westhoek
2nd Omloop van Borsele

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Malach, Pat (8 January 2019). "Cylance signs on with Italian team Valcar for 2019". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. Retrieved 10 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Valcar – Travel & Service". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 11 February 2020. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  3. ^ "European Track Championships 2016 Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines" (PDF). europeantrack2016.veloresults.com. 1 October 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 October 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Australia's Scotson and Meyer take Madison title, Wild claims women's omnium in Pruszkow". cyclingnews.com. 4 November 2017. Retrieved 7 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Track World Cup Final day: Larsen wins men's omnium". cyclingnews.com. 5 November 2017. Retrieved 6 November 2017.

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