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Giuseppe Martinelli (born 11 March 1955) is a retired road bicycle racer from Italy, who was a professional rider from 1977 to 1985. He represented his native country at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, where he won silver medal in the men's individual road race behind Sweden's Bernt Johansson.[1] In 2011, Martinelli became the manager of the Astana cycling team, replacing Yvon Sanquer.[2]

Giuseppe Martinelli
Personal information
Full nameGiuseppe Martinelli
Born (1955-03-11) 11 March 1955 (age 64)
Rovato, Italy
Team information
Current teamAstana
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider (retired)
Directeur sportif
Professional team(s)
1977Jollyceramica
1978Magniflex-Torpado
1979–1980San Giacomo
1981Santini-Selle Italia
1982Selle San Marco
1983–1984Alfa Lum
1985Alpilatte-Cierre
Managerial team(s)
1986–1987Ecoflam
1988–1996Carrera Jeans–Vagabond
1997–2001Mercatone Uno
2002–2004Saeco Macchine per Caffè–Longoni Sport
2005–2007Lampre–Caffita
2009Amica Chips–Knauf
2011–Astana
Major wins
Giro d'Italia, 2 stages
Vuelta a España, 1 stage

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Giuseppe Martinelli Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 13 July 2015. Retrieved 19 April 2015.
  2. ^ http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/vinokourov-says-sanquers-astana-exit-not-his-decision

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