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Rinaldo Nocentini

Rinaldo Nocentini
Nocentini at the 2012 Tour de Pologne
Personal information
Full name Rinaldo Nocentini
Born (1977-09-25) 25 September 1977 (age 36)
Montevarchi, Italy
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 60 kg (130 lb)
Team information
Current team Ag2r-La Mondiale
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Puncheur
Professional team(s)
1999–2001
2002
2003
2004–2006
2007–
Mapei-Quick Step
Fassa Bortolo
Formaggi Pinzolo Fiavé
Acqua & Sapone
AG2R Prévoyance
Major wins
GP Miguel Indurain (2007)
Infobox last updated on
5 October 2013

Rinaldo Nocentini (born 25 September 1977) is an Italian racing cyclist with UCI ProTour team Ag2r-La Mondiale.

In the 2009 Tour de France, his first participation in the race, he became leader in the General Classification after participating in a stage-long breakaway on stage 7 to take the yellow jersey from Fabian Cancellara with an overall time six seconds ahead of the second-place rider in the General Classification, Alberto Contador. He wore the yellow jersey for eight stages before relinquishing it to Contador at the end of stage 15.

Palmarès

1995
3rd World U19 Road Race World Championship
1998
2nd World U23 Road Race Championship
1999
1st Stage 9 Tour de Langkawi
1st Stage 10 Tour de Langkawi
2003
1st Giro della Toscana
1st Mountains Classification Österreich Rundfahrt
2004
1st Stage 5 Tour of Poland
3rd Giro dell'Appennino
3rd Giro dell'Emilia
2005
1st Subida al Naranco
2nd Coppa Sabatini
3rd GP Città di Camaiore
2006
1st Giro dell'Appennino
1st Giro del Veneto
1st Coppa Placci
2nd GP Fred Mengoni
2nd Tre Valli Varesine
3rd TRofeo Laigueglia
2007
1st GP Miguel Indurain
1st Stage 4 Tour Méditerranéen
2008
1st Gran Premio di Lugano
2nd Overall Paris–Nice
2nd Overall Tour du Haut Var
4th Overall Tour Méditerranéen
10th Giro dell'Emilia
2009
1st Stage 7 Tour of California
Tour de France
Held Maillot Jaune Tour de France
7th GP Plumelec-Morbihan
9th Overall Critérium International
10th Flèche Wallonne
2010
1st Stage 1 Tour du Haut Var
2nd Overall Tour Méditerranéen
2011
3rd Gran Premio dell'Insubria-Lugano
3rd Overall Tour du Haut Var
6th Overall Tour de Pologne
7th GP Lugano
9th Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal
10th GP Miguel Indurain
2012
4th Overall Tirreno–Adriatico
5th Overall Critérium International
6th Overall Tour de Pologne
6th Overall Tour of Beijing
9th Overall Tour Méditerranéen
9th Amstel Gold Race
2013
3rd Strade Bianche
3rd Gran Premio Città di Camaiore
4th Gran Premio della Costa Etruschi
5th Overall Tour of Oman
10th La Flèche Wallonne

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Pink jersey Giro 64 66 - 60 34 - - 47 56 - - 70 - -
Yellow jersey Tour - - - - - - - - - 14 98 - - -
red jersey Vuelta - - - - - - - - 23 WD 53 - 18 53

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress

External links

  • Wayback Machine (archived 24 May 2011)


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