Cycling Career Highlights
Alessandro Petacchi, Italy Born : 1974 in La Spezio, Italy. Petacchi became the dominant sprinter of the day taking over Cipollini`s mantle. A prolific stage winner of the major Tours , his career highlight so far is the post war record of 9 stage wins during the 2004 Giro. After serious injury in 2006 he returned to sprint success in the 2007 Giro. In 2009 at age of 35 he returned to his sprinting best to challenge the young pretenders.

 

Major Victories

2000:
Tour of Spain: Stage 8
Tour of Spain: Stage 12
2001:
2002:
2003:
Tour de France: Stage 1
Tour de France: Stage 3
Tour de France: Stage 5
Tour de France: Stage 6
Tour de Italy: Stage 1
Tour de Italy: Stage 5
Tour de Italy: Stage 6
Tour de Italy: Stage 13
Tour de Italy: Stage 16
Tour de Italy: Stage 17
Tour de Italy: Points
Tour of Spain: Stage 3
Tour of Spain: Stage 5
Tour of Spain: Stage 12
Tour of Spain: Stage 14
Tour of Spain: Stage 21
Trophee Luis Puig
2004:
Tour de Italy: Stage 1
Tour de Italy: Stage 4
Tour de Italy: Stage 6
Tour de Italy: Stage 8
Tour de Italy: Stage 10
Tour de Italy: Stage 12
Tour de Italy: Stage 14
Tour de Italy: Stage 15
Tour de Italy: Stage 20
Tour de Italy: Points
Tour of Spain: Stage 2
Tour of Spain: Stage 4
Tour of Spain: Stage 7

Tour of Spain: Stage 13
2005:
Tour de Italy: Stage 9
Tour de Italy: Stage 12
Tour de Italy: Stage 15
Tour de Italy: Stage 20
Tour of Spain: Points
Tour of Spain: Stage 3
Tour of Spain: Stage 4
Tour of Spain: Stage 8
Tour of Spain: Stage 12
Tour of Spain: Stage 21
Milan - San Remo
Trophee Luis Puig
Vuelta a Valencia
2006:
Tour of Lower Saxony
2007:
Tour of Italy: Stage 3
Tour of Italy: Stage 7
Tour of Italy: Stage 11
Tour of Italy: Stage 18
Tour of Italy: Stage 21
Tour of Italy: Points
Tour of Spain: Stage 11
Tour of Spain: Stage 12
Tour of Algarve
Paris-Tours
Tour of Lower Saxony
2008:
GP Beghelli
2009:
Tour of Italy: Stage 2
Tour of Italy: Stage 3
GP de L'Escaut
Giro di Toscana
2010:
Tour de France: Stage 1
Tour de France: Stage 4
Tour of Spain: Stage 7
2011:
Tour of Italy: Stage 2
2012:
2013:
2014:

GP Pino Cerami