Profile: Who is Davide Formolo?

Davide Formolo’s stage victory at the Giro d’Italia, his first ever win as a professional in his debut in a Grand Tour, and all at just 22, secured the Cannondale-Garmin rider a place on the front page of Wednesday’s Gazzetta dello Sport. The Italian paper went with the title of ‘Formolo Magico’ across its front page and ‘Formolo 1’ to kick off the eight pages of daily coverage.

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Stephen Farrand
Head of News

Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.