Antonio Nibali, younger brother of Vincenzo, is in his fourth season as a professional. He was born in Messina 25 years ago and started to run on the roads of Sicily. After running in the junior categories, in 2014 Antonio become amateur moved to northern Italy to become part of his new team Marchiol Emisfero.
With the Venetian team has raced all season seizing several placings in national and international races that led, in the 2015, to become a professional rider. In that year, in fact, he was hired by the Italian-Japanese professional team Nippo Vini Fantini and he raced in many worldwide competitions. He’s a complete rider with a strong predisposition for the climb. In 2016, he finished seventh in a stage of the Tour of Japan and finished in eleventh place in the General Classification.
In 2017, he raced for the first time with his brother Vincenzo acquiring more and more race experience.
Antonio is the type of rider that dedicates everything to his job and a true professional at applying himself to hard work.