Filippo Ganna

Filippo Ganna (born 25 July 1996) is an Italian track and road cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Ineos.[2]

Filippo Ganna
2017 UEC Track Elite European Championships 152.jpg
Personal information
Full nameFilippo Ganna
Born (1996-07-25) 25 July 1996 (age 24)
Verbania, Italy
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight76 kg (168 lb)
Team information
Current teamTeam Ineos
Discipline
  • Road
  • Track
RoleRider
Rider type
  • Time triallist (road)
  • Pursuitist (track)
Amateur teams
2012Pedale Ossolano
2014Aspiratori Otelli Castanese Verbania
2015Viris Maserati–Sisal Matchpoint
2016Team Colpack
Professional teams
2015Lampre–Merida (stagiaire)
2017–2018UAE Abu Dhabi
2019–Team Sky[1]
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
National Time Trial Championships (2019)

CareerEdit

The son of former Italian Olympic rower Marco Ganna, Filippo Ganna rode for Italian amateur team Team Colpack,[3][4] before turning professional with UAE Abu Dhabi in 2017.[5] After two years with the team, he joined Team Sky ahead of the 2019 season.[6]

He is the current individual pursuit world record holder with a time of 4 minutes, 1.934 seconds, set at the 2020 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Berlin. He is a four-time world champion in the individual pursuit, and has won a total of eight medals at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships.

Major resultsEdit

RoadEdit

2012
1st   Time trial, National Cadet Road Championships
2013
3rd Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
2014
1st   Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
1st Chrono des Nations Juniors
1st Trofeo Emilio Paganessi
4th Time trial, UCI Junior Road World Championships
4th Time trial, UEC European Junior Road Championships
2015
1st Chrono Champenois
2016
1st   Time trial, National Under-23 Road Championships
1st Paris–Roubaix Espoirs
1st GP Laguna
UEC European Under-23 Road Championships
2nd   Time trial
6th Road race
2nd Trofeo Città di San Vendemiano
2017
9th Time trial, UEC European Road Championships
2018
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
2nd Overall Vuelta a San Juan
1st   Young rider classification
2019
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
1st Stage 1 (ITT) Tour La Provence
1st Stage 6 (ITT) BinckBank Tour
2nd Chrono des Nations
3rd   Time trial, UCI Road World Championships
5th Coppa Sabatini
6th Time trial, UEC European Road Championships
2020
2nd Overall Vuelta a San Juan

TrackEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Team Sky". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. Archived from the original on 5 January 2019. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Team Ineos". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 2 January 2020. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Filippo Ganna Profile". ProCyclingStats. 2016. Retrieved 14 February 2016.
  4. ^ Scognamiglio, Ciro (14 February 2016). "Che bravo Ganna: vince in Croazia". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). Retrieved 14 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Saronni reveals how he secured UAE Abu Dhabi's WorldTour licence". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 26 December 2016. Retrieved 5 January 2019. I'm pleased that we'll still important for Italian cycling and have some of the best young Italian riders on our roster such as Ganna, Consonni, Ravasi and Troia," Saronni explained.
  6. ^ "Italy's Filippo Ganna joins Team Sky for 2019". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 19 October 2018. Retrieved 19 October 2018.

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