Alberto Loddo

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Alberto Loddo (born January 5, 1979 in Cagliari ) is a former Italian cyclist .

In spring 2001 he won the Coppa San Geo, one of the most important amateur races in Italy. Alberto Loddo began his professional career in 2002 with the Italian cycling team Lampre . He was able to win a stage of the Tour of Qatar right at the beginning of the season . He repeated this success the following year and also won the overall ranking. He also won a stage of the Algarve Tour in the same year . From 2004 he drove for one year for the Spanish team Saunier Duval-Prodir . From 2006 Loddo drove for the Colombian Professional Continental Team Selle Italia-Diquigiovanni . He won a stage at the Vuelta al Táchira and one at the Circuit Cycliste Sarthe . At the 2006 Giro d'Italia , the sprinter was right at the front in the mass arrivals, his best result being third place on the fourth stage.

Because of an increased value of caffeine , Alberto Loddo was fined in 2003 after the Algarve tour with a month's ban and a payment of 2000 Swiss francs.

After Loddo couldn't find a team for the 2011 season, he ended his career as a professional cyclist.










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  1. Ralf Meutgens : Doping im Radsport , Bielefeld 2007, p. 282. ISBN 978-3-7688-5245-6