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Marco Velo (born 9 March 1974 in Brescia) is a retired Italian professional road bicycle racer.

Marco Velo
Marco Velo - Tour de Romandie 2010, Stage 3.jpg
Personal information
Full nameMarco Velo
Born (1974-03-09) 9 March 1974 (age 45)
Brescia, Italy
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
Professional team(s)
1998–2001Mercatone Uno
2002–2005Fassa Bortolo
2009–2010Quick Step
Major wins
GP William Tell (1998)
GP Llodio (1999)

Professional careerEdit

Velo, who started his career with Brescialat, is a talented time-trialist, winning the Italian National Time Trial Championship on three occasions—1998, 1999 and 2000. Since 2002, Velo has ridden as a domestique for Alessandro Petacchi, first at Fassa Bortolo. In 2005, Velo wanted to go join Matteo Tosatto at the Quick Step team,[1] but in the end joined Petacchi at the Domina Vacanze team,[2] but when that disbanded at the end of the year, they both moved to Milram at the start of 2006.[3] For the 2008 season, Velo moved to join Tosatto at the Quick Step team after all.[4]

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