Matteo Pelucchi

Matteo Pelucchi (born 21 January 1989) is a professional Italian road cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Qhubeka Assos.[4] He also competed in track cycling at a junior level.

Matteo Pelucchi
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Personal information
Full nameMatteo Pelucchi
Born (1989-01-21) 21 January 1989 (age 32)
Giussano, Italy
Height182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb)
Team information
Current teamTeam Qhubeka Assos
  • Road
  • Track
Rider typeSprinter
Professional teams
2012Team Europcar
2013–2016IAM Cycling[1]
2019Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec[2]
2021–Team Qhubeka Assos


He rode for a year with Team Europcar in 2012,[5] and four years with IAM Cycling between 2013 and 2016. In October 2016 he and IAM teammate Aleksejs Saramotins were announced as members of the Bora–Hansgrohe squad for 2017.[6] Pelucchi joined Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec in 2019 after two years with Bora–Hansgrohe,[2] before joining his sixth professional team in 2020, Bardiani–CSF–Faizanè.[3]

In December 2020, Pelucchi signed a one-year contract with Team Qhubeka Assos, for the 2021 season.[7]

Major resultsEdit

National Junior Track Championships
1st   Kilo
1st   Keirin
1st Trofeo Papà Cervi
1st Clásica de Almería
Ronde de l'Oise
1st   Points classification
1st Stage 3
1st Stage 5 Four Days of Dunkirk
3rd Trofeo Migjorn
8th Grand Prix de Denain
10th Trofeo Palma de Mallorca
Circuit de la Sarthe
1st   Points classification
1st Stage 1
2nd Velothon Berlin
6th Châteauroux Classic
1st Stage 2 Vuelta a Burgos
1st Stage 2 Tirreno–Adriatico
2nd Grand Prix de Denain
9th Overall World Ports Classic
10th Scheldeprijs
1st Trofeo Santanyi-Ses Salines-Campos
1st Trofeo Playa de Palma
Tour de Pologne
1st Stages 2 & 3
10th Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
2nd Trofeo Playa de Palma
4th Trofeo Porreres-Felanitx-Ses Salines-Campos
6th Münsterland Giro
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Czech Cycling Tour
1st Stage 3 Okolo Slovenska
4th Handzame Classic
Tour de Langkawi
1st Stages 5 & 6
Tour of Taihu Lake
1st Stages 2 & 4
1st Stage 3 Vuelta a Aragón
1st Stage 3 Tour Poitou-Charentes en Nouvelle-Aquitaine
8th Grote Prijs Marcel Kint

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia DNF DNF DNF
  Tour de France Has not contested during his career
  Vuelta a España DNF DNF
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ "IAM Cycling announces 2013 roster". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 20 September 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Two new riders for Movistar at Tour Down Under - News Shorts". Immediate Media Company. 3 January 2019. Retrieved 6 January 2019. Androni-Giocattoli-Sidermech [sic] for 2019: Manuel Belletti, Marco Benfatto, Alessandro Bisolti, Matteo Busato, Mattia Cattaneo, Leonardo Fedrigo, Marco and Mattia Frapporti, Francesco Gavazzi, Fausto Masnada, Matteo Montaguti, Matteo Pelucchi, Matteo Spreafico, Andrea Vendrame, Mattia Viel, Julian Cardona, Miguel Florez, Daniel Munoz and, Kevin Rivera.
  3. ^ a b "Bardiani CSF Faizanè opt for cyclamen and green kit to stand out in the 2020 peloton". Future plc. 17 December 2019. Retrieved 24 December 2019. The 20-rider roster includes Enrico Battaglin from Katusha-Alpecin, Matteo Pelucchi and Marco Benfatto from Androni Giocattoli.
  4. ^ "Team Qhubeka Assos". Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 2 January 2021. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  5. ^ Deneits, Stephane (8 January 2012). "Équipes 2012: Europcar" [Teams 2012: Europcar]. (in French). Velochrono. Retrieved 12 January 2012.
  6. ^ "Bora-Hansgrohe finalise 2017 roster with McCarthy, Pelucchi and Saramotins signings". 14 October 2016. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  7. ^ "EF Pro Cycling and Qhubeka-Assos strengthen 2021 lineups, Gage Hecht to Trek Factory Racing". VeloNews. Pocket Outdoor Media Inc. 4 December 2020. Retrieved 4 December 2020. Qhubeka-Assos has brought aboard Lasse Norman Hansen and Matteo Pelucchi, while also extending Reinardt Janse van Rensburg's contract for a seventh year.

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