Fabio Aru is an Italian professional road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam UAE Team Emirates. He hails from San Gavino Monreale in Sardinia, and is known for his climbing ability which has made him a favorite for the Grand Tours. He is known as "The Knight of the four Moors" which is a homage to his native island of Sardinia. Aru has won stages in all three Grand Tours, including 1 stage at the Tour de France, 3 stages at the Giro d'Italia and 2 stages at the Vuelta a España. He is also a former Italian National Road Race champion having won the race in 2017. Alongside his stage wins, Aru has also worn the race leader's jersey in all three Grand Tours. In 2014, Aru placed third overall in the Giro d'Italia and fifth in the Vuelta a España. The following year, he finished second in the Giro d'Italia before taking his first overall Grand Tour win at the Vuelta a España. His best finish at the Tour de France came in 2017 where he was 5th.
|Full name:||Fabio Aru|
|Nickname:||The Knight of the four Moors, (Italian: Il cavaliere dei quattro mori)|
|Born:||03, 1990, San Gavino Monreale, Sardinia, Italy|
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About Fabio Aru
Road bicycle racer who captured his first Grand Tour win at the 2015 Vuelta a España. He has competed professionally for teams like Giro d'Italia won individual stages at events like the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia.
He was raised in Villacidro, Itay. He moved to mainland Italy to pursue professional cycling at age 17.
As an amateur cyclist, he won the Giro della Valle d'Aosta twice in a row.
His parents are Antonella and Alessandro Aru.
He raced against Tom Dumoulin in the Vuelta a España.
Information related to Fabio Aru
- Italian Vuelta a España stage winners
- Sportspeople from Sardinia
- Italian Tour de France stage winners
- Italian Giro d'Italia stage winners
- Olympic cyclists of Italy
- Cyclists at the 2016 Summer Olympics