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Marco Marcato

Marco Marcato
Marcato at the 2016 Tour of Britain
Personal information
Full nameMarco Marcato
Born (1984-02-11) 11 February 1984 (age 40)
San Donà di Piave, Italy
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8+12 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb; 10 st 8 lb)
Team information
Current teamUAE Team Emirates
Rider type
  • Sprinter
  • Classics specialist
Professional teams
2005–2006Androni Giocattoli-3C Casalinghi
2007Team LPR
2008Cycle Collstrop
2015–2016Wanty–Groupe Gobert[2]
2017–2021UAE Abu Dhabi[3][4]
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
Tour de Vendée (2011)
Paris–Tours (2012)

Marco Marcato (born 11 February 1984) is an Italian former racing cyclist, who last rode for UCI WorldTeam UAE Team Emirates.[5]


Born in San Donà di Piave, Veneto, Marcato won the Tour de Vendée in 2011,[6] and Paris–Tours in 2012: in the latter of these he took the Ruban Jaune as the holder of the record for the fastest average speed in a race of over 200 kilometres (120 miles), at the time.[7]

For the 2014 season, Marcato joined Cannondale, after his previous team – Vacansoleil–DCM[8] – folded at the end of the 2013 season.[1] Subsequently, Wanty–Groupe Gobert signed Marcato on a two-year contract from 2015, reuniting him with former Vacansoleil boss Hilaire Vanderschueren, and sharing leadership of the team in the Flemish classics with former Vacansoleil team-mate Björn Leukemans.[2] In September 2016 it was announced that Marcato would join UAE Abu Dhabi for the 2017 season.[9] He retired from competition at the end of the 2021 season.[10]

Major results

1st Stage 2 Tour of Slovenia
7th Giro della Romagna
7th Gran Premio Città di Misano – Adriatico
7th Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
7th Giro del Piemonte
10th Memorial Cimurri
1st Stage 4 Vuelta a Chihuahua
3rd Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
4th Coppa Bernocchi
5th Giro della Romagna
8th Overall Tour de Picardie
10th Gran Premio Città di Misano – Adriatico
2nd Grand Prix Pino Cerami
2nd Giro della Romagna
5th Overall Circuit Franco-Belge
5th Giro di Toscana
6th Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
7th Overall Rheinland-Pfalz Rundfahrt
8th Clásica de Almería
10th Overall Tour of Ireland
1st Stage 5
4th Overall Tour de Wallonie
6th Gran Premio Industria e Commercio Artigianato Carnaghese
3rd Overall Tour de Luxembourg
1st Young rider classification
4th Paris–Camembert
6th Overall Tour of Belgium
7th Overall Tour de Picardie
8th Overall Tour de Pologne
2nd Overall Tour de Wallonie
2nd Giro di Toscana
2nd Coppa Sabatini
2nd Druivenkoers Overijse
3rd Grand Prix Pino Cerami
4th Eschborn–Frankfurt City Loop
4th Memorial Marco Pantani
5th Overall Circuit Franco-Belge
5th Giro della Romagna
5th Grand Prix of Aargau Canton
6th Le Samyn
7th Giro del Veneto
8th Amstel Gold Race
9th E3 Prijs Vlaanderen
9th GP Ouest–France
10th Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
10th Vattenfall Cyclassics
1st Tour de Vendée
2nd Overall Étoile de Bessèges
2nd Paris–Tours
2nd Grand Prix Pino Cerami
3rd Overall Tour de Pologne
5th Druivenkoers Overijse
6th Dwars door Vlaanderen
6th Eschborn–Frankfurt City Loop
7th Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal
8th Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec
10th Overall Circuit de Lorraine
1st Paris–Tours
1st Stage 4 Étoile de Bessèges
2nd Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise
3rd Overall Circuit de Lorraine
4th Druivenkoers Overijse
6th GP Ouest–France
6th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
7th Gent–Wevelgem
8th Tour de Vendée
10th Grand Prix de Wallonie
5th Overall Tour de Wallonie
5th Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
6th Overall Tour de Luxembourg
6th Druivenkoers Overijse
6th Overall Tour des Fjords
8th Trofeo Laigueglia
10th Overall Eneco Tour
2nd Classic Loire Atlantique
2nd Druivenkoers Overijse
2nd Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
3rd Overall Danmark Rundt
5th Grote Prijs Jef Scherens
6th Grand Prix La Marseillaise
7th Tour de Vendée
3rd Druivenkoers Overijse
5th Dwars door het Hageland
5th Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
7th Overall Tour de Luxembourg
8th Trofeo Matteotti
9th Overall Danmark Rundt

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 75 113 69 99
A yellow jersey Tour de France 87 67 80 96 126 111
A red jersey Vuelta a España DNF DNF
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ a b "Cannondale to sign Marcato and Gatto for 2014". 30 October 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Marco Marcato signe chez Wanty-Groupe Gobert" [Marco Marcato signs with Wanty Groupe-Gobert]. Wanty–Groupe Gobert (in French). Archived from the original on 6 October 2014.
  3. ^ "UAE Team Emirates". Archived from the original on 6 January 2019. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  4. ^ "UAE Team Emirates complete 2020 roster with re-signing of former world champion Rui Costa". 8 October 2019. Retrieved 3 January 2020.
  5. ^ "UAE Team Emirates". Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 2 January 2021. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  6. ^ Moore, Kyle (3 October 2011). "Marco Marcato wins Tour de Vendée, peloton misses time cut". VeloNation. Retrieved 7 October 2012.
  7. ^ "Marcato wins Paris–Tours". Cycling News. 7 October 2012. Retrieved 7 October 2012.
  8. ^ "Vacansoleil–DCM Pro Cycling Team (VCD) – NED". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 16 January 2013.
  9. ^ "Marcato, Guardini sign with new Chinese WorldTour team Project TJ Sport". 28 September 2016. Retrieved 28 September 2016.
  10. ^ Timms, Joe (18 October 2021). "Who is retiring from pro cycling in 2021?". Rouleur. Retrieved 25 October 2021.

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