Sonny Colbrelli

Sonny Colbrelli

Colbrelli in 2016
Personal information
Full name Sonny Colbrelli
Born (1990-05-17) 17 May 1990
Desenzano del Garda, Italy
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb; 11.2 st)
Team information
Current team Bardiani–CSF
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Rouleur
Amateur team(s)
2009–2011 Zalf Desirèe Fior
2010Colnago–CSF Inox (stagiaire)
2011Colnago–CSF Inox (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2012–2016 Colnago–CSF Bardiani[1]
2017– Bahrain–Merida
Major wins

One-day races and Classics

Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli (2015)
Gran Premio di Lugano (2016)
Tre Valli Varesine (2016)
Infobox last updated on
7 November 2016

Sonny Colbrelli (born 17 May 1990) is an Italian professional road bicycle racer who rides for UCI Professional Continental Team Bardiani–CSF.[2]


Born in Desenzano del Garda, Colbrelli has competed as a professional since the start of the 2012 season, joining Colnago–CSF Bardiani as a neo-pro,[3] from the Zalf Desirèe Fior amateur squad. Colbrelli had previous competed for the team in two stagiaire spells at the end of the 2010 and 2011 seasons.

Colbrelli made his Grand Tour début at the 2012 Giro d'Italia, where he was earmarked as a lead-out man for the team's sprinter, Sacha Modolo; Colbrelli took his first top ten placing on stage 13, when he finished ninth having led out Modolo to a fourth-place finish.[4]

Career achievements

Major results

2nd Giro del Veneto
1st Trofeo Alcide Degasperi
6th UCI World Under-23 Road Race Championships
7th Circuito del Porto
2nd Trofeo Zsšdi
2nd Trofeo Banca Popolare di Vicenza
3rd Trofeo Franco Balestra
3rd Gran Premio della Liberazione
10th Overall Coupe des nations Ville Saguenay
1st Stage 1b (TTT) Giro di Padania
2nd Coppa Bernocchi
9th Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
2nd Volta Limburg Classic
2nd Tour of Almaty
5th Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
7th Ronde van Drenthe
8th Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
1st Giro dell'Appennino
1st Memorial Marco Pantani
1st Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
1st Coppa Sabatini
1st Stage 2 Tour of Slovenia
2nd Gran Premio di Lugano
2nd Volta Limburg Classic
2nd Tre Valli Varesine
3rd Roma Maxima
4th Trofeo Laigueglia
5th Gran Premio Città di Camaiore
5th Grand Prix Pino Cerami
6th Milan–San Remo
1st Coppa Italia[5]
1st Overall Tour du Limousin
1st Young rider classification
1st Stage 1
1st Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
3rd Gran Piemonte
5th Gran Premio della Costa Etruschi
5th Coppa Ugo Agostoni
6th Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
6th Coppa Sabatini
10th Coppa Bernocchi
1st Gran Premio di Lugano
1st Coppa Ugo Agostoni
1st Coppa Sabatini
1st Tre Valli Varesine
1st Stage 5 Tour du Poitou-Charentes
2nd Overall Tour du Limousin
1st Stages 3 & 4
2nd Overall Giro di Toscana
2nd Trofeo Laigueglia
2nd Volta Limburg Classic
3rd Amstel Gold Race
4th Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
5th Gran Piemonte
6th Brabantse Pijl
9th Milan–San Remo

Grand Tour General Classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro 100 89 94 100 95
Yellow jersey Tour - - - - -
red jersey Vuelta - - - - -

WD = Withdrew; In Progress = IP


  1. "Colnago-CSF Inox (COG) – IRL". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
  2. "The Bardiani – CSF Pro Team is ready for 2014". Bardiani Valvole–CSF Inox. Aster Sport Ltd. 11 November 2013. Retrieved 10 January 2014.
  3. "Stagione da incorniciare con 18 successi" [Season to remember with 18 successes]. Colnago–CSF Inox (in Italian). Aster Sport Ltd. 21 October 2011. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
  4. Cossins, Peter (18 May 2012). "Cavendish wins Giro stage 13 in Cervere". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
  5. "News shorts: Meares aiming high for record-breaking Rio Olympics". 13 October 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2015.
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