Elena Cecchini

Canyon–SRAM Italian National Road Race Championships Ellen van Dijk

Elena Cecchini
Trois jours d'Aigle - Elena Cecchini (2).jpg
Cecchini with the Fiamme Azzurre jersey.
Personal information
Full nameElena Cecchini
Born (1992-05-25) 25 May 1992 (age 28)
Udine, Italy
Team information
Current teamCanyon–SRAM
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder
Amateur teams
2009–2010Vecchia Fontana
2010–G.S. Fiamme Azzurre
Professional teams
2011Colavita Forno d'Asolo
2012MCipollini–Giambenini–Gauss
2013–2014Faren–Let's Go Finland
2015Lotto–Soudal Ladies[1]
2016–2020Canyon–SRAM[2]
Major wins
Stage races
Internationale Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen (2016)

One day races & Classics

National Road Race Championships (2014–2016)
National Time Trial Championships (2018, 2019)

Elena Cecchini (born 25 May 1992) is an Italian racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Women's WorldTeam Canyon–SRAM.[3] She competed in the 2013 UCI women's team time trial in Florence.[4] In 2013 and 2014, she rode for the Estado de México–Faren Kuota team. In November 2015 she was announced as part of the Canyon–SRAM team's inaugural squad for the 2016 season.[5] Cecchini is an athlete of Gruppo Sportivo Fiamme Azzurre.[6]

For the 2021 season, Cecchini will join the SD Worx team on a two-year contract.[7]

Personal life

Cecchini is engaged to fellow cyclist Elia Viviani.[8]

Major results

2012
UEC European Under-23 Track Championships
2nd Points race
3rd Team Pursuit (with Maria Giulia Confalonieri, Giulia Donato and Chiara Vannucci)
2013
3 Jours d'Aigle
1st Points Race
2nd Scratch Race
3rd Team pursuit, UEC European Under-23 Track Championships (with Beatrice Bartelloni, Maria Giulia Confalonieri and Chiara Vannucci)
2014
1st MaillotItalia.svg Road race, National Road Championships
UEC European Under-23 Track Championships
1st Points Race
3rd Team Pursuit (with Beatrice Bartelloni, Maria Giulia Confalonieri and Francesca Pattaro)
3rd Scratch Race
2nd Road Race, UEC European Under-23 Road Championships
2nd Tour of Chongming Island World Cup
International Track Women & Men (Under-23)
2nd Scratch Race
2nd Points Race
UEC European Track Championships
3rd Points Race
3rd Scratch Race
3rd Team Pursuit (with Beatrice Bartelloni, Simona Frapporti, Tatiana Guderzo and Silvia Valsecchi)
2015
1st MaillotItalia.svg Road race, National Road Championships
1st Stage 1 Grand Prix Elsy Jacobs
3rd Durango-Durango Emakumeen Saria
2016
1st MaillotItalia.svg Road race, National Road Championships
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Internationale Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen
2nd GP de Plouay
2nd Dwars door de Westhoek
2017
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
2nd Ronde van Drenthe
2018
1st MaillotItalia.svg Time trial, National Road Championships
2019
1st MaillotItalia.svg Time trial, National Road Championships
2020
3rd Bronze medal europe.svg Mixed team relay, UEC European Road Championships

References

  1. ^ "Elena Cecchini". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Our full roster for 2019!". Canyon–SRAM. Lauke Pro Radsport GmbH. 10 January 2019. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  3. ^ Frattini, Kirsten (6 December 2019). "Canyon-SRAM confirm 15 returning riders in 2020". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
  4. ^ "World Championships WE – Team Time Trial". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 9 October 2013.
  5. ^ "New Canyon//SRAM women's team presented in London". cyclingnews.com. 20 November 2015. Retrieved 20 November 2015.
  6. ^ "Fiamme Azzurre Atleti – Elena Cecchini" (in Italian). polizia-penitenziaria.it. Retrieved 9 May 2020.
  7. ^ "Elena Cecchini and Roxane Fournier sign with Team SD Worx". VeloNews. Pocket Outdoor Media. 20 August 2020. Retrieved 20 August 2020.
  8. ^ "Europeo "al bacio". Per Viviani e Cecchini la festa è doppia" (in Italian). gazzetta.it. 12 August 2019. Retrieved 1 June 2020.