Antonio Nibali, younger brother of Vincenzo, is in his fifth season as a professional and in 2018 with Bahrain Merida he took his first success as a pro, by winning a stage at the Tour of Austria.. He was born in Messina 26 years ago and he followed in his brother footsteps by leaving Sicily to race as an under 23 rider in northern Italy.
In 2014 with team Marchiol Emisfero 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.