Alberto Contador

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Alberto Contador
Alberto Contador Tour 2010 team presentation.jpg
Contador at the 2010 Tour de France
Personal information
Full name Alberto Contador Velasco
Nickname El Pistolero
Born 6 December 1982 (1982-12-06) (age 32)
Pinto, Madrid, Spain
Hicht 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)[1]
Wicht 62 kg (137 lb; 9.8 st)[1]
Team information
Current team Team Saxo-Tinkoff
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Aw-roonder
Climbin Specialist
Professional team(s)
2003–2006
2007
2008–2010
2011–2012
2012–
ONCE-Eroski
Discovery Channel
Astana
Saxo Bank-SunGard[2]
Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank[3]
Major wins

Grand Tours

Tour de France
General classification (2007, 2009)
Young rider classification (2007)
3 individual stages
Giro d'Italia
General classification (2008)
Vuelta a España
General classification (2008, 2012)
Combination classification (2008)
3 individual stages

Stage races

Paris–Nice (2007, 2010)
Tirreno–Adriatico (2014)
Tour o the Basque Kintra (2008, 2009, 2014)
Vuelta a Castilla y León (2007, 2008, 2010)
Volta ao Algarve (2009, 2010)

Single-day races an Classics

Naitional Time Trial Championships (2009)
Milano–Torino (2012)
Infobox last updatit on
12 April 2014

Alberto Contador Velasco (Spainyie pronunciation: [alˈβerto kontaˈðor βeˈlasko]; born 6 December 1982) is a Spainyie professional cyclist, ane o five riders tae hae wan aw three Grand Tours o road cyclin.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Alberto Contador". [[Team Saxo-Tinkoff|Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank]]. Riis Cycling. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  2. "Riis continues to support Contador despite ban". Cycling News (Future Publishing Limited). 7 February 2012. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
  3. Stokes, Shane (5 August 2012). "Contador eligible to race as suspension comes to an end". VeloNation (VeloNation LLC). Retrieved 6 August 2012.