Salvatore Puccio

Salvatore Puccio

Puccio at the 2015 Scheldeprijs
Personal information
Full name Salvatore Puccio
Born (1989-08-31) 31 August 1989
Menfi, Italy
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb)
Team information
Current team Team Sky
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Classics rider
Professional team(s)
2012– Team Sky[1]
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
1 TTT stage (2013)
Vuelta a España
1 TTT stage (2016)
Infobox last updated on
20 August 2016

Salvatore Puccio (born 31 August 1989) is an Italian racing cyclist who rides for UCI World Tour team Team Sky.[2]

Salvatore Puccio in first (time trial) stage Tour of Slovenia 2015.


Puccio was born at Menfi, in Sicily. He joined Team Sky ahead of the 2012 season, after a 2011 season which included a solo victory in the under-23 Tour of Flanders race in April.[3][4]

Puccio made his Grand Tour debut at the 2013 Giro d'Italia. After Team Sky won the team time trial on stage two, Puccio took the race lead and wore the pink jersey on stage three, after being the highest placed Team Sky rider on stage one.[5]

Career achievements

Major results

1st Stage 2 Giro della Toscana Junior
5th GP Pretola
5th GP San Giuseppe
6th GP Industrie del Marmo
9th Trofeo Edil C
1st Ronde Van Vlaanderen Beloften
2nd GP Pretola
2nd Giro del Belvedere di Villa di Cordignano
2nd GP Palio del Recioto
4th Trofeo Banca Popolare Piva
4th Overall Giro della Toscana
1st Stage 3
5th GP Capodarco
6th Trofeo Deia
Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 2 (TTT)
Held Pink Jersey for Stage 3
8th National Road Race Championships
8th Gran Premio Città di Camaiore
7th Overall Tour of Slovenia
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Vuelta a España

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2013 2014 2015 2016
Giro d'Italia 73 98 68
Tour de France
Vuelta a España WD 77 121
Did not compete
WD Withdrawn


  1. Cycling Weekly (2012-01-02). "Puccio signs for Sky". Retrieved 2012-01-02.
  2. "Team Sky (SKY) – GBR". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  3. "Puccio wins U23 Flanders". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 9 April 2011. Retrieved 6 January 2012.
  4. "Salvatore Puccio remporte le Tour des Flandres Espoirs 2011" [Salvatore Puccio won the Tour of Flanders 2011 Espoirs]. Tour of Flanders (in French). Flanders Classics NV. 11 April 2011. Retrieved 6 January 2012.
  5. "Team Sky win team time trial". BBC Sport. BBC. 5 May 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
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