Daniele Bennati

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Birthday
24, 1980
Birthplace
Arezzo, Italy
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Arezzo, Italy

About

Italian professional road racing cyclist who is known for specializing in fast sprint finishes. He has ridden for a range of different professional teams including Saxo-Tinkoff in 2013 and Movistar Team in 2017. 

Before Fame

He entered and won his first race at the age of nine. He then joined the Grassi Mapei team and won a stage of the Giro delle Regioni. He turned professional at the age of 21 and joined the Acqua & Sapone team. He earned further recognition in the 2005-2006 season with the Lampre team. 

Trivia

He has won several major tours including two individual stages of the 2007 Tour de France and three individual stages of the 2008 Giro d'Italia. 

Family Life

He was born and raised in Arezzo, Italy. His father was also an amateur cyclist and his brother raced as a junior as well. 

Associated With

He competed against and out sprinted Thor Hushovd and Fabian Cancellara in the Gent-Wevelgem race.