Noemi Cantele

Noemi Cantele, born in Varese on the 17th of July 1981, began racing by bike in '93, after having practiced swimming and athletics at a competitive level. From "Beginner" runs for Pedale Arcisatese, which is related to the category "students", then move into the ranks of the Ju Sport of Gorla Minore. She made her debut in 2002 by elites in Acca Due O-Pasta Zara-Lorena Camicie in 2004 went to UCT Montebelluna. In the same year he participated in the Olympic Games in Athens and finished thirteenth in the line race.

Since 2005 she races in the Swiss team Bigla, led by former professional cyclist Felice Puttini. It was with the Swiss team has established itself as one of the best Italian cyclists and won on a permanent basis the blue shirt.

In March 2008, comes to the fourteenth Alfredo Binda Trophy Comune di Cittiglio, the first race of the World Cup. In the same year she won the Grand Prix of Riparbella Montescudaio municipalities, winning against athletes likes Regina Schleicher, Judith Arndt and Fabiana Luperini. In June, before taking part in the Giro Women (twentieth in the overall standings), took part in the Tricolor Week of Sondrio 2008, finishing in fifth place. To the Beijing Olympics, she participated in the line race on August 10, finishing fifteenth. The World Championships in Varese remains outside the decisive run that had broken away from the main group on the last lap of the circuit, finishing in thirty-seventh place.

The 2009 season, begins with the participation in the Tour of Qatar, finishing at the 10th place. At the end of the same month took second place to Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, followed by the victory of GP Brissago on the 7th of March and another second place in the Grand Prix of Chambery. She took the third place in the Grand Prix of Municipalities Riparbella-Montescudaio and the fourth in the Grand Prix Comuni di Santa Luce-Castellina. The Alfredo Binda Trophy-Comune di Cittiglio, is classified thirty-first. The Tour of Flanders is ranked eighth, earning the first 18 points in the standings of the World Cup. She continues the season with other races in the Netherlands and Belgium. In the fourth race of the World Cup, La Fl├Ęche Wallonne Femmes, gets a fifth place which gives her another 27 points in the overall standings. On the 10th of May, she participated in the fifth race of the World Cup, the Berner Rundfahrt, but is forced to retreat. In France, she participates in the Tour de l'Aude, finishing nineteenth.

In June, during the Tricolor Week in Imola 2009, she graduated as time trial Italian champion of the Elite category, beating the reigning champion and specialist Tatiana Guderzo. To the Women Tour she competes in the Giro 2009 for the first time with the tricolor jersey. On the 13th of September, she conquers the fifth win of the season, winning the "Day of the cycling pink" and winning against Julia Martissova, Edita Pucinskaite and Tatiana Guderzo. She joins the time trial race and that one in line at the World Championships in Mendrisio. In the first, she won the silver medal. In line race instead, she earn the third place. She finishes the season by winning for the fifth consecutive time the "Varesino gold", an award given to the top of the season among the athletes of the Province of Varese. In the UCI ranking she ranks sixth with 509 points.

At the end of the 2009 season, announced the passage to Team HTC-Columbia Women.

On the 28th of March 2010, she participated in the Trofeo Binda Cittiglio finishing in fifth position, first among Italian. The first victory was in August, in the Classica City of Padua, followed a few days after from the confirmation of the Giornata del Ciclismo Rosa a Nove, another national race won in the previous year. It is convened for the ninth time in the elite representative for the World Cup in Melbourne, taking part in both the road race and the time trial. In September, to the Tour of Tuscany, she ended the race in third place.

From 2012, she races with the jersey of the Italian BePink Team.