Hometown: San Gavino Monreale (Italy)
Date of birth: 03/07/1990
The reigning Italian Champion spent 2 days in the yellow jersey at the 2017 Tour de France. His portfolio includes a Vuelta a España, in addition to stages in the Giro and in the Grande Boucle: curriculum of a champion
|Debut on bike||2005|
|Tour de France||3|
|Vuelta a Espana||5|
He was born in Sardinia, and it was here on this splendid Mediterranean island that he started bike racing at the age of 15, after he had excelled in tennis and played football.
Mountain bike and cyclocross were his first specialties; then Aru began to focus on road racing, showing great skills that immediately earned him an elite spot among the best climbers in the world.
Joins UAE Team Emirates
Stage Tour de France: La
Planche des Belles Filles
Stage Criterium du Dauphiné: Tournon
General Class. Vuelta a Espana
2 stages Giro d’Italia: Cervinia, Sestriere
Stage Giro d’Italia: Plan de Montecampione
2 stages Vuelta a Espana: San Miguel de Aral, Monte Castroves en Meis