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Portrait ofDavide Villella
Place: Magenta, Lombardy
Birth: 27/06/1991
Country: ITA
Height: 182 Cm
Weight: 66 Kg
Pro debut: 2014
Career path:

2018-2019: Astana
2014-2017: Cannondale

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Davide Villella

A MUCH-NEEDED ASSET. Nine Grand Tours -fives Giros, four Vueltas- have been raced by Italy’s Davide Villella at the age of just 28. He’s a renowned domestique, whose best potential is always seen at one and three-week stageraces. An ever-dependable rider in the mountains, he comes into the Movistar Team to become an important part of the core of the squad, very much used to shine in the toughest races of the WorldTour.

A GOOD STEPPING STONE. Villella isn’t, however, just a rider focused on team duties. And the final part of his 2019 season is a proof of his real potential. He finished 2nd in the CRO Race, just behind Adam Yates; 7th at the Gran Piemonte, won by Tour de France victor Egan Bernal; and took a top-ten overall finish in the Tour of Guangxi, against the best WorldTour squads. Those are some fine details of quality from a rider who will surely enjoy many chances to do well with the Movistar Team in 2020.

VICTORIES AROUND THE WORLD. The winner of the KOM classification in the 2017 Vuelta a España has claimed his professional victories always outside of Italy. The 2016 Japan Cup Road Race and the overall classification, plus one stage, of the 2018 Tour of Almaty are the best results by Villella, who has raced in five continents since his debut in 2014, always with WT outfits.

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Palmares

9 Victories as professional

1st Tour of Almaty 2018
1st (1st stage) Tour of Almaty 2018
1st Japan Cup 2016
1st Piccolo Giro di Lombardia 2013
1st Giro della Valle d'Aosta 2013
1st (4th stage) Giro della Valle d'Aosta 2013
1st (2nd stage) Giro della Valle d'Aosta 2013
1st (5th stage) Giro del Friuli Venezia Giulia 2012
1st (4th stage) Giro del Friuli Venezia Giulia 2012
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Results
2020

43 Days of Racing
6810.4 Km covered

3rd (3rd stage) Challenge Mallorca
7th (17th stage) Giro d'Italia
19th Giro dell'Appennino
21th (2nd stage) Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
24th Tirreno-Adriatico
28th (4th stage) Tirreno-Adriatico
30th (7th stage) Tirreno-Adriatico
32th (5th stage) Tirreno-Adriatico
33th (8th stage) Giro d'Italia
33th (10th stage) Giro d'Italia
34th (3rd stage) Tirreno-Adriatico
35th Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
35th Milano-Sanremo
41th (5th stage) Giro d'Italia
42th (2nd stage) Tour de la Provence
43th (3rd stage) Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
43th (9th stage) Giro d'Italia
49th (4th stage) Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
54th Gran Piemonte
56th (13th stage) Giro d'Italia
57th (15th stage) Giro d'Italia
57th (2nd stage) Giro d'Italia
61th (3rd stage) Giro d'Italia
61th (1st stage) Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
67th (12th stage) Giro d'Italia
68th (6th stage) Giro d'Italia
76th (11th stage) Giro d'Italia
82th (1st stage) Challenge Mallorca
82th (5th stage) Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
82th (14th stage) Giro d'Italia
89th (4th stage) Giro d'Italia
90th (6th stage) Tirreno-Adriatico
91th (8th stage) Tirreno-Adriatico
96th (2nd stage) Tirreno-Adriatico
97th (1st stage) Tour de la Provence
106th (16th stage) Giro d'Italia
107th (1st stage) Tirreno-Adriatico
109th (7th stage) Giro d'Italia
110th (19th stage) Giro d'Italia
128th (18th stage) Giro d'Italia
129th Milano-Torino
167th (1st stage) Giro d'Italia