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Manuel Quinziato (ITA)

Turned pro

2002

Date of birth

Oct. 30, 1979

Place of birth

Bolzano, Italy

Country

Italy

Residence

Bolzano, Italy

Height

6 ft 1 inch / 185 cm

Weight

169 lbs / 77 kg

Website

manuelquinziato.it


Bio snapshot

Registered best finish in individual time trial since 2008 with third place in Stage 7 at Tour of Austria ... Finished sixth in Stage 5 individual time trial at Tour de San Luis ... 2013: Fourth on final stage of Eneco Tour of Benelux ... Member of team classification win at Tour de San Luis ... Team's best finisher (ninth) at 2012 Tour of Belgium ... Was part of the runner-up team time trial squad at the 2012 UCI Road World Championships … Has finished 12 of 13 grand tours he has started ... Creator of popular “Quinziatunes” on the BMC Racing Team mobile app ... 2011: Helped Cadel Evans win Tour de France and Tirreno-Adriatico ... Runner-up (2003) and two third-place finishes (2006, 2007) at Italian time trial championships ... Pursuing law degree at Trento University.

Specialties and Strengths

One-day races, time trials, stage racing

Top 10 results 2014

Aug. 13

Eneco Tour of Benelux, Stage 3

4th

Aug. 12

Eneco Tour of Benelux, Stage 2

5th

July 12

Tour of Austria, Stage 7

3rd

May 9

Giro d'Italia, Stage 1 TTT

3rd

March 18

Tirreno-Adriatico, Stage 7 (ITT)

8th

Jan. 24

Tour de San Luis, Stage 5 (ITT)

6th

Career Highlights

2013

3rd, Stage 1 (TTT), Tirreno-Adriatico (ITA)
4th, TTT UCI world championships (ITA)
4th, Stage 7, Eneco Tour (NED)

2012

2nd, TTT, UCI Road World Championships (NED) 
9th overall, Tour of Belgium (BEL) 

2011

2nd, Stage 2 (TTT), Tour de France (FRA)
2nd, Stage 1 (TTT), Tirreno-Adriatico (ITA)