Langue FR

Domenico Pozzovivo


Italian - Climber

Date and place of birth : November 30th, 1982 in Policoro (Italy) Height : 1m65 / Weight : 53kg Turned pro in 2005 In the AG2R LA MONDIALE Team since 2013



  • Your nickname: Pozzo
  • Your favorite race: Liège-Bastogne-Liège
  • Your best memory on bike: my stage win on the Giro d'Italia 2012 in Lago Laceno
  • Your worst memory on bike : when I crashed in a descent at training because of a cat that get stuck on my wheel and that sent me flying on a guardrail where I finished with a trauma.
  • The club where you started cycling : GS Marangiolo à Taranto
  • Your hobbies: to continue my studies in physical education, reading newspapers, watching TV programs about politics and  macroeconomics, playing piano, listening music, travelling.
  • Music you like: all musical genres, included classical music but techno music excluded. I very much like the italian band « Negramaro »
  • If you were a movie : Apollo 13
  • If you were a dish: la cassata siciliana
  • If you were a celebrity: the economist Keynes
  • If you had to practise another job, which one ?: scientist
  • Something that is dear to you: my old clock
  • Your qualities: tenacious, serious, steady and conscientious
  • Your defaults: timid, stubborn and meticulous




  • Stage winner, Tour de Suisse / 4th overall
  • 3rd overall, Tour of the Alps / 3rd, 4th and 5th on stages
  • 6th overall, Tour of Poland / 6th and 7th on stage
  • 9th on a stage, Abu Dhabi Tour
  • 9th on a stage, Vuelta a España
  • 10th overall, Tirreno-Adriatico


  • 4th on a stage, Tour of Oman / 8th overall
  • 6th and 10th on stages, Giro d'Italia
  • 6th Il Lombardia
  • 7th overall, Santos Tour Down Under / 7th and 8th on stages
  • 7th overall, Giro del Trentino / 7th, 8th and 10th on stages
  • 7th on a stage, Tour de France
  • 7th Tour du Doubs
  • 10th overall, Vuelta a Burgos / 8th on a stage


  • Stage winner, Volta Ciclista a Catalunya / 6th, 7th and 8th on stages / 3rd overall
  • Stage winner, Giro del Trentino / 7th overall
  • 2nd on a stage, Tour de Suisse / 5th overall
  • 6th overall, Tour Down Under / 6th and 9th on stages
  • 7th and 9th on stages, Tour de l’Ain / 10th overall
  • 7th, 9th and 10th on stages, Vuelta a España
  • 7th Milano-Torino
  • 8th on a stage, Tirreno-Adriatico
  • 8th Liège-Bastogne-Liège


  • 2nd overall, Giro del Trentino / 2nd, 5th and 7th on stages
  • 5th Roma Maxima
  • 5th Liège-Bastogne-Liège
  • 5th overall, Giro d’Italia / 3rd, 5th and 7th on stages
  • 5th on a stage, Tour of Switzerland
  • 6th overall, Tour of Oman / 6th on a stage
  • 6th overall, Tirreno-Adriatico / 8th on a stage
  • 7th Italian National Road Race Championship
  • 8th overall, Volta a Catalunya / 6th and 9th on stages
  • 10th overall, Tour de San Luis / 5th and 6th on stages


  • 4th Milano-Torino
  • 5th on a stage, Giro del Trentino
  • 6th overall, Vuelta a España
  • 7th G.P. of Frankfuhrt
  • 7th overall, Tour of Poland
  • 9th Giro dell’Emilia
  • 10th overall, Giro d’Italia
  • 11th overall, Tirreno-Adriatico
  • 15th Giro di Lombardia

2012 (Colnago-CSF Inox)

  • Overall and stage winner, Giro del Trentino
  • Stage winner, Giro d’Italia / 8th overall
  • Stage winner, Tour of Slovenia / 2nd overall
  • 4th G.P. Citta di Camaiore
  • 4th overall, Giro di Padania / 4th on a stage
  • 4th Giro dell’Emilia
  • 5th G.P. Beghelli
  • 7th Trofeo Melinda
  • 7th Milano-Torino
  • 11th overall, Tirreno-Adriatico

2011 (Colnago-CSF Inox)

  • Stage winner, Brixia Tour / 2nd overall
  • 2nd Tre Valli Varesine
  • 3rd Trofeo Melinda
  • 4th overall, Vuelta a Castilla y León / 3rd on a stage
  • 4th overall, Giro del Trentino
  • 5th Italian National Road race Championship
  • 5th overall, Settimana Ciclistica Lombarda
  • 6th Giro di Toscana
  • 6th G.P. Nobili Rubinetterie
  • 6th Giro di Lombardia
  • 8th overall, Giro di Padania
  • 10th Coppa Sabatini

2010 (Colnago-CSF Inox)

  • Stage winner, Giro del Trentino / 3rd overall
  • Overall winner, Brixia Tour / Winner of two stages
  • 2nd overall, Giro dell'Appennino
  • 2nd Tre Valli Varesine
  • 2nd  Giro della Romagna
  • 4th and 5th on stages, Settimana Internationale Coppi e Bartali
  • 4th Trofeo Matteotti
  • 5th Trofeo Melinda
  • 6th Coppa Sabatini
  • 7th overall, Tirreno-Adriatico

2009 (CSF Group-Navigare)

  • Stage winner, Settimana Ciclistica Lombarda
  • 2nd overall, Brixia Tour / 3rd, 5th and 6th on stages
  • 3rd overall, Tour of Slovenia / 3rd, 7th and 9th on stages
  • 5th overall, Giro del Trentino / 4th and 6th on stages
  • 6th overall, Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali / 3rd, 6th and 8th on stages
  • 6th Coppa Sabatini
  • 7th Trofeo Melinda

2008 (CSF Group-Navigare)

  • 2nd and 8th on stages, Giro d’Italia / 9th overall
  • 3rd overall, Giro del Trentino / 6th on a stage
  • 5th overall, Brixia Tour / 5th on a stage

2007 (Ceramica Panaria-Navigare)

  • 3rd overall, Settimana Ciclistica Lombarda / 3rd and 8th on stages
  • 7th on a stage, Brixia Tour
  • 8th G.P. Nobili Rubinetterie
  • 17th overall, Giro d’Italia

2006 (Ceramica Panaria-Navigare)

  • 5th Giro dell’Appennino