Adler Capelli

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAdler•Capelli
Used nameAdler•Capelli
Born8 November 1973 in San Pietro in Casale, Bologna (ITA)
Measurements180 cm / 77 kg
AffiliationsGruppo Sportivo Germano Zama Arsenal
NOC Italy

Biography

Adler Capelli was an Italian track cyclist. His first student club was the G.S. Galliera and he subsequently moved to Cebora in Calderara di Reno.

Capelli won two consecutive gold medals in the team pursuit at the 1996 and 1997 World Championships and is among the very few Italian cyclists to have taken part in three Olympic Games. His palmarès include a bronze medal at the 1991 Junior World Championships at Colorado Springs in the individual pursuit, as well as several Italian titles for students and juniors: three in the individual pursuit, four in the 1,000 m time trial, three in the team pursuit, and one in the sprint. Capelli never turned pro.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) ITA Adler Capelli
1,000 metres Time Trial, Men (Olympic) 5
1996 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) ITA Adler Capelli
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Italy 4
2000 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) ITA Adler Capelli
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Italy 11

Special Notes