The mountain specialist began his career in 1987 with the Remac-Fanini team. His most important successes include two victories at the Tour of Luxembourg in 1996 and 2000, a success at the Grand Prix Midi Libre in 1997 and winning Milan-Vignola in 1993. In addition, he achieved three podium finishes at the Italian championships (1987 2nd, 1998 and 1999 3rd) and a second place in the cycling classic Milan – Sanremo 1997.
At the Tour de France in 1994 Elli finished seventh and in 1998 and 1999 came third and second in the mountain classification. In 2000, after the fourth stage, he won the yellow jersey, which he wore for four days, but only finished the tour as Jan Ullrich's helper in 84th place overall.
In 2001 Elli was banned for six months after a raid at the Giro d'Italia for possessing prohibited substances and used syringes containing growth hormones and was fined 2000 Swiss francs, as well as six months imprisonment with probation and a fine in a criminal case convicted in the amount of 12,000 euros. He had to pay another 10,000 euros to the Olympic Committee of Italy (CONI).
Elli ended his active career in 2002 with the Index Alexia team and is now the Sports Director of the Preti Mangimi team .
- a stage Bicicleta Vasca
- one stage and overall ranking of the Tour of Luxembourg
- GP Città di Camaiore
- Overall ranking Grand Prix Midi Libre
- 1987 Remac-Fanini
- 1988 Fanini-7Up-Mirinda
- 1989-1993 Ariostea
- 1994 GB-MG Maglificio
- 1995-1996 MG Maglificio-Technogym
- 1997–1998 Casino-ag2r Prévoyance
- 1999–2001 Telekom team
- 2002 Index-Alexia Alluminio
- Alberto Elli in the Tour de France database(French / English )
- Alberto Elli in the database of Radsportseiten.net
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Italian cyclist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||March 9, 1964|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Giussano|