Francesco Chicchi

Francesco Chicchi (born 27 November 1980 in Camaiore) is an Italian retired professional road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional between 2003 and 2016 for the Fassa Bortolo, Liquigas–Doimo, Omega Pharma–Quick-Step, Neri Sottoli and Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec squads.

Francesco Chicchi
Leuven - Brabantse Pijl, 15 april 2015, vertrek (B133).JPG
Francesco Chicchi at the 2015 Brabantse Pijl.
Personal information
Full nameFrancesco Chicchi
Born (1980-11-27) 27 November 1980 (age 39)
Camaiore, Italy
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight76 kg (168 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeSprinter
Professional team(s)
2003–2005Fassa Bortolo
2006Quick-Step–Innergetic
2007–2010Liquigas
2011–2012Quick-Step
2013–2014Vini Fantini–Selle Italia
2015–2016Androni Giocattoli[1]
Major wins
Under-23 World Road Race Championships (2002)

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

2002
1st   UCI World Under-23 Road Race Championships
2004
3rd International Grand Prix Doha
3rd Giro del Piemonte
2005
1st Stage 1b Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
3rd Gran Premio della Costa Etruschi
2006
1st Stage 1 Four Days of Dunkirk
1st Stage 5 Tour of Britain
1st Stage 1 Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen
2007
Danmark Rundt
1st Stages 1 & 4
1st Stage 4 Brixia Tour
2nd Paris–Tours
8th Gran Premio della Costa Etruschi
2008
1st Stage 7 Tirreno–Adriatico
Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
1st Stages 1a, 1b & 4
1st Stage 4 Tour of Slovenia
1st Stage 5 Volta a Catalunya
1st Stage 7 Tour of Missouri
2nd Gran Premio della Costa Etruschi
2nd Giro di Toscana
2009
1st Stage 6 Tour Down Under
1st Stage 6 Tour of Missouri
2010
1st Gran Premio Città di Misano – Adriatico
1st Stage 1 Tour de San Luis
Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
1st Stage 1a & 2b (TTT)
1st Stage 4 Tour of California
1st Stage 4 Tour of Slovenia
8th Overall Tour of Qatar
1st Stages 4 & 6
2011
6th Scheldeprijs
9th Tour de Rijke
2012
1st Nokere Koerse
1st Handzame Classic
Tour de San Luis
1st Stages 1 & 2
1st Stage 1 Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen
2013
1st Riga–Jūrmala GP
1st Jūrmala GP
Tour de Langkawi
1st Stages 4 & 10
1st   Points classification
3rd Châteauroux Classic
2014
Vuelta a Venezuela
1st Stages 1, 7 & 9
3rd Grand Prix de Denain
8th Châteauroux Classic
2015
1st Stage 3 Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
1st Stage 6 Vuelta a Venezuela
2016
1st Stage 1 Boucles de la Mayenne

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
  Giro d'Italia DNF DNF DNF DNF
  Tour de France DNF
  Vuelta a España DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chicchi signs with Androni Giocattoli". Cyclingnews.com. 11 February 2015. Retrieved 19 March 2015.

External linksEdit