Giovanni Visconti (cyclist)

Giovanni Visconti ( born January 13, 1983 in Turin ) is an Italian racing cyclist.


Giovanni Visconti in 2003 in the U23 class European champion and Italian champion on the road. In addition, he still won the GP Kranj and a stage at the Giro di Toscana.

2004, he was professional cycling team at the De Nardi. He won this year two stages in the Giro delle Regioni, the Ronde van Vlaanderen for U23 riders and again the GP Kranj. A year later he moved to Domina Vacanze. 2006 drove Visconti for the German - Italian successor team Team Milram, but switched to the Belgian ProTeam Quick · Step - Innergetic 2007. There he was surprisingly Italian road champion in 2007 and won in the fall, like last year, the Coppa Sabatini. In 2008 he received the Giro d' Italia 2008 for eight stages the pink jersey of overall leader, said he was world champion and teammate Paolo Bettini sacrificially to the side. In Section 15 he had to give Gabriele Bosisio it, though. In the years 2010 and 2011, he came by Italian masters in the road race

The end of 2012 Visconti was blocked by the Italian Olympic Committee CONI for three months until January 7, 2013. He had admitted that he was advised by the life sentence suspended as a coach and team doctor in the Italian sports doctor Michele Ferrari in training issues.

In 2013, him with his sixth participation in a Giro d' Italia, his first stage victory succeeded. After a long flight and in poor weather conditions, he managed to get away from a breakaway group on a heavy mountain stage on French territory at the Col du Telegraph and the legendary Col du Galibier at the height of the monument to the late Italian cyclist Marco Pantani, who has the same birthday such as Visconti, a sovereign solo victory against driving. Three days later he won the 17th stage of Caravaggio to Vicenza as a soloist for themselves.



  • Europe European Champion - Road Race ( U23 )
  • Italy Italian Champion - Road Race ( U23 )


  • Ronde van Vlaanderen ( U23 )


  • Coppa Sabatini
  • Italy Italian Champion - Road Race
  • A stage Brixia Tour
  • Coppa Sabatini
  • A stage Ruta del Sol
  • Grand Prix of the Four Mies
  • Team time trial Settimana Internazionale
  • A stage of Slovenia Tour
  • Coppa Agostoni
  • Trofeo Melinda
  • Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
  • Appreciation UCI Europe Tour
  • Classica Sarda Olbia- Pantogia
  • Two stages and Ranking Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey
  • A stage of the Tour de Luxembourg
  • Italy Italian Champion - Road Race
  • Team time trial Brixia Tour
  • Appreciation UCI Europe Tour
  • Gran Premio Lugano dell'Insubria -
  • A stage Settimana Internazionale
  • Italy Italian Champion - Road Race
  • Gran Premio Industria e Commercio Artigianato Carnaghese
  • A stage Settimana Ciclistica Lombarda
  • Appreciation UCI Europe Tour
  • Two stages of the Giro d' Italia

Placement in the Grand Tours


  • 2004 De Nardi
  • 2005 Domina Vacanze
  • 2006 Team Milram
  • 2007 Quickstep Innergetic
  • 2008 Quick Step
  • 2009 ISD
  • 2010 ISD - Neri
  • Farnese Vini- Neri in 2011 sottoli
  • 2012 Movistar
  • 2013 Movistar