Fabio Sabatini – a brief bio and Grand Tour palmarès


The 2011 Tour de France Lanterne Rouge winner Fabio Sabatini was born on 18 February 1985 in Pescia, in the Italian province of Pestoia. A ‘rouleur-sprinter’, he signed his first professional contract with Milram in 2006 and moved to the Italian Liquigas team in 2009. He’s ridden nine Grand Tours, finishing seven, and has several stage placing to his name. Continue reading


Tour de France 2011: The ‘battle’ for the Lanterne Rouge

As Fabio Sabatini receives the Lanterne Rouge for finishing the 2011 Tour in last position, some musings on one of the more quirky traditions of a multi-faceted event… Continue reading