Ángel Luis Casero Moreno (born September 27, 1972 in Albalat dels Tarongers, Province of Valencia) is a retired Spanish road bicycle racer who raced professionally between 1994 and 2005.

Ángel Casero
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Personal information
Full nameÁngel Luis Casero Moreno
Born (1972-09-27) September 27, 1972 (age 47)
Albalat dels Tarongers, Spain
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb; 11 st 9 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Professional team(s)
1993–1997Banesto
1998–1999Vitalicio Seguros
2000–2001Festina
2002–2003Team Coast
2004–2005Comunidad Valenciana–Kelme
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
General classification (2001)

Single-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (1998, 1999)

His first win was at the 1995 Clásica a los Puertos de Guadarrama followed by the 1997 Vuelta a Castilla y León. In 1998 and 1999, he was Spanish national champion; in 1999, he finished fifth in the Tour de France. He finished second in the Vuelta a España in 2000 and won it in 2001. His name was later tied to the Operation Puerto doping case.

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

1993
8th Overall Tour de l'Avenir
1994
1st   Overall Tour de l'Avenir
3rd Overall Vuelta a Mallorca
10th Overall Tour de Luxembourg
1995
1st Clásica a los Puertos de Guadarrama
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
1996
8th Overall Critérium International
1997
1st   Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
1st Stage 3 (ITT)
2nd Overall Volta a Catalunya
1998
National Road Championships
1st   Road race
3rd Time trial
3rd Overall Vuelta a Burgos
3rd Subida a Urkiola
7th Clásica de San Sebastián
8th Overall Volta a Catalunya
10th Overall Circuit Cycliste Sarthe
1999
National Road Championships
1st   Road race
2nd Time trial
3rd Clasica a los Puertos
5th Overall Tour de France
5th Overall Vuelta a Asturias
9th Overall Volta a Catalunya
1st Prologue
9th Overall Euskal Bizikleta
2000
2nd Overall Vuelta a España
Held   after Stages 10–12
4th Overall Deutschland Tour
2001
1st   Overall Vuelta a España
2002
4th Memorial Manuel Galera
6th Overall Vuelta a España

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
  Giro d'Italia
  Tour de France 29 DNF 5 DNF DNF 57
  Vuelta a España 13 24 DNF DNF DNF 2 1 6 DNF DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

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