Portrait ofBarbara Guarischi
Place: Lecco
Birth: 02/10/1990
Country: ITA
Height: 167 Cm
Weight: 57 Kg
Pro debut: 2010
Years in team: 1
Career path:

2020: Movistar Team
2018-2019: Virtu
2015-2017: Canyon // SRAM
2014: Alé Cipollini
2013: Vaiano
2011: Forno d’Asolo Colavita
2010: SC Michela Fanini

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Barbara Guarischi

Character and strength

ROAD CAPTAIN. The grit and intelligence of the great Italian domestiques of all time is part of the DNA of Lombardy’s Barbara Guarischi, who will complete, at the age of just 30, her eleventh season in pro cycling. A true warrior, one who has seen everything in the sport, whose experience is crucial, a big step forward, for a group mainly composed of young riders. Should you need to instil fear in your rivals, trust her – she’s pure character.

TALENT AND SPEED. Seven victories are part of Guarischi’s illustrious palmarès, the Italian yet to score a success in Blue -not that she hasn’t come close- after a solid 2019 season that included a stage win in May, on day one of the Lotto Thüringen Ladies Tour. Most of her victories came into bunch or group sprints: a win in the Giro Rosa (2015), a victory each at the now-defunct Route de France and Trophée d’Or (2014) plus the classics of Borsele (2016), Bochum (2015) and London (2015).

ONLY MISSING A WIN. Respect and much team spririt have been infused by Guarischi into her team-mates as one of the Telefónica-backed squad’s most respect assets. She’s came close to the win twice during 2020. The first one was in her Blue debut, 2nd behind Marta Bastianelli at the Vuelta CV Féminas. The second, after a long, painful pandemic stop -the virus affecting her dad-, came in Ardèche, where she was only under a bike length’s short to conquer a demanding Avignon stage. Will success come in 2021?

 

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Palmares

7 Victories as professional

1st (1st stage) Lotto Thüringen Ladies Tour 2019
1st EPZ Omloop van Borsele 2016
1st Sparkassen Giro 2015
1st RideLondon 2015
1st (1st stage) Giro Rosa 2015
1st (3rd stage) Trophée d'Or 2014
1st (2nd stage) La Route de France 2014
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Results
2021

13 Days of Racing
1127.1 Km covered

2nd Vuelta CV Féminas
26th Le Samyn
38th (1st stage) Healthy Ageing Tour
47th (2nd stage) Healthy Ageing Tour
64th Brugge - De Panne Classic
77th GP Oetingen
84th Gent-Wevelgem
85th Scheldeprijs
102th Dwars door Vlaanderen
109th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad