|Franco Pellizotti (2015)|
|Date of birth||15th January 1978|
|To the team|
|Most important successes|
two stages of the Giro d'Italia
|Last updated: February 14, 2017|
Pellizotti began his professional career in 2001 with Team Alessio . His most successful year to date was 2002, when he was able to win a stage each at Tirreno-Adriatico , the Tour of Poland and the Tour of the Basque Country and the Giro del Friuli . In 2004 he won the Grand Prix Chiasso , in 2005 he was successful at the Settimana Ciclista Internazionale Coppi-Bartali as overall winner and winner of a stage. At Paris – Nice 2005, he finished sixth; at Milan – Sanremo 2005 he was ninth. His greatest success came with a stage win at the Giro d'Italia 2006 . Giro d'Italia 2008 Pellizotti led the overall standings for four days and wore the pink jersey . He finished the tour in fourth.
At the beginning of May 2010 Pellizotti was suspended by the World Cycling Federation Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) because of abnormal blood values in the "Biological Passport" and disciplinary proceedings were initiated against him. In October 2010 he was acquitted of the doping charge by the National Olympic Committee for Italy (CONI) due to a lack of evidence. Pellizotti then asked the UCI for damages of over 200,000 euros. On March 8, 2011, the International Court of Justice confirmed the two-year ban and also revoked all results from Pellizotti since May 17, 2009, including his second place at the Giro d'Italia as well as the stage win, the dotted jersey and the award for the most combative driver of the Tour de France . He also had to pay a fine of € 115,000.
Pellizotti then declared the end of his career, returned to cycling in 2012 as a member of the Androni Giocattoli-Venezuela and won the Italian road championship in 2012.
- a stage of the Giro d'Italia
- a stage of the Giro d'Italia
Placements in the Grand Tours
|Tour de France||-||-||75||-||-||-||-||-||DSQ||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||60|
|Vuelta a España||20th||-||-||-||46||-||37||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||25th||50|
- 2012 Androni Giocattoli-Venezuela (from May 9th)
- 2013–2014 Androni Giocattoli-Venezuela
- 2015–2016 Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec
- 2017 Bahrain-Merida
- 2018 Bahrain-Merida
- Radsport-News.com: "UCI suspends Tour King Pellizotti, accessed on May 3, 2010
- radsport-news.com: "Pellizotti acquitted of doping allegation in Italy"
- Pellizotti demands 200,000 from the UCI on radsport-news.com
- Pellizotti banned for two years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on cyclingnews.com from March 8, 2011
- Pellizotti and Cauccioli banned for two years . NZZ online. March 8, 2011. Retrieved March 9, 2011.
- Doping offender Pellizotti resigns . TIME ONLINE . March 9, 2011. Retrieved March 9, 2011.
- Official website (Italian)
- Franco Pellizotti in the Radsportseiten.net database
- Franco Pellizotti in the Tour de France database(French / English )
- Franco Pellizotti in the Sports-Reference database (English; archived from the original )
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Italian cyclist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||15th January 1978|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Latisana|