Sylvain Calzati

Sylvain Calzati (born July 1, 1979 in Lyon) is a former French road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional between 2003 and 2011.[1] He turned professional during the year 2003 with Barloworld, and his biggest success was winning the 8th Stage in the 2006 Tour de France. He also won the Tour de l'Avenir in 2004. He lives in Genay with his wife and daughter. He works as industrial cleaner.[2]

Sylvain Calzati
Tour de Suisse 2008 - Sylvain Calzati.jpg
Personal information
Full nameSylvain Calzati
Born (1979-07-01) July 1, 1979 (age 41)
Lyon, France
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Amateur teams
2001Jean Delatour (stagiaire)
2002Cofidis (stagiaire)
Professional teams
2003Barloworld
2004Saint-Quentin Oktos
2004RAGT Semences
2005–2008AG2R Prévoyance
2009Agritubel
2010Team Sky
2011Bretagne–Schuller
Major wins
Tour de l'Avenir (2004)
2006 Tour de France, 1 stage

Major resultsEdit

2004
1st, Overall, Tour de l'Avenir
2nd, Overall, Étoile de Bessèges
71st, Overall, Tour de France
2006
1st, Stage 8, Tour de France (Saint-Méen-le-Grand to Lorient)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ van Eyck, Xylon (29 September 2011). "Sylvain Calzati to retire at the end of the season". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 9 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Tour de France Stage 14 Preview". inrng.com. Retrieved 18 October 2015.

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