After 13 seasons, Sacha Modolo’s professional adventure ends. The 35-year-old sprinter from San Vendemiano, not confirmed by Bardiani, has no longer found a team and officially announced the end of his competitive career: the post-bike could see him engaged as an agent.
Capable of 48 victories among the greats, Modolo had his golden moment in 2015, when he won two sprints at the Giro d’Italia, signing the stages of Jesolo and Lugano. To remember the sixth place in Flanders 2017. In the curriculum, he can boast the blue shirts worn at the 2011 Copenhagen World Cup and at the 2012 London Olympics. As an amateur, with Zalf, he collected a bronze at the U23 European Championships. Turned pro in 2010, he raced with the Reverberi group (first called Colnago, now Bardiani) at the beginning and end of his career, reaching the World Tour, the Serie A of the pedal, with Lampre, Uae-Emirates and Education First.
The last adventure abroad with Van der Poel’s Alpecin, the Belgian team with which he achieved the last seal: September ’21, Luxembourg.
Until September, Modolo seemed destined to stay in Bardiani, where he returned last year after the successes at the start of his career: «Yes, I was thinking of continuing there. They let me race in Croatia in October and I did pretty well. Of course, I know I haven’t had the best of my seasons, but I thought I’d race another year with them. If they had told me earlier, I would have started looking […]