A two-time road world champion, Giorgia Bronzini is an Italian professional cyclist. From her amateur to professional years, she has made a reputation as one of the most successful road racers in the world. Alongside her many accomplishments, she was a member of the Cylance Pro Cycling. Keep on reading to know more about her personal and professional life, as well as the many victories she has amassed in recent years before her retirement from road racing.
Bronzini was born on August 3, 1983. She is from Piacenza, a city in Northern Italy. Growing up, she has always been interested in cycling, and this is what made her pursue her dream of being a professional and accumulating as many victories as she could.
She retired in 2018, but that does not mean that she has been completely out of the limelight. After a prolific career on the road and track, she decided that it was finally time to say goodbye to racing and pursue a different track. She started 2019 by working as a director for the women’s team of Trek Segafredo.
While she decided to become a member of the Cylance Team in 2018, it was only a few months after when she decided to hang the wheels and explore another passion while still being in the cycling world. She prefers mentoring young riders now than racing.
Before being a part of Cylance Pro Cycling, he has a decorated career with other teams. For instance, she was with Wiggle High5 Squad for five seasons. According to Bronzini, she felt like the team was demanding more from her and that she wanted to become more focused as a rider. When she felt like she could never give what was demanded of her, that is when she decided to part ways. Despite such, Bronzini notes that her departure from her previous team was an amicable decision.
Since she became professional in 2003, Bronzini worked hard to achieve her current status in the global world of cycling. She has two world championships – 2010 and 2011 UCI Road World Championships.
Aside from major competitions, she has also won stages and one-day races. Some of her first-place finishes in different races include the following:
- 2015 Tour of Chongming Island World Cup
- 2014 Tour de l’Ardèche
- 2014 Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic
- 2013 Italian National Track Championships
- 2013 La Route de France
- 2013 Giro Rosa
- 2013 Tour of Zhoushan Island
- 2013 Elsy Jacobs
- 2013 Classica Citta di Padova
- 2012 Giro della Toscana
- 2011 Liberty Classic
- 2010 UCI Track World Cup
Overall, she has more than 80 racing victories, making her an unrivaled icon despite her retirement as a professional rider.
Giorgia Bronzini is a decorated road and track racer, having accumulated worldwide victories in her reign. Today, she no longer races on a bike, but she is managing a women’s cycling team. Even if she is no longer the one doing actual the race, she has been active in mentoring and inspiring others.