Acácio da Silva

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Acácio Mora da Silva (born January 2, 1961, in Montalegre, Portugal) is a former Portuguese professional road bicycle racer. He was a professional from 1982 to 1994 during which he won stages in the Tour de France, the Giro d'Italia and stages in many other stage races. He won three stages in total in the Tour de France, one in 1987, one in 1988 and one in 1989. After his stage win in 1989, he wore the yellow jersey as leader of the general classification for four days.[1] In 1986 he won the Züri-Metzgete and was also Portuguese road champion.

Acácio da Silva
Personal information
Full nameAcácio Mora da Silva
Born (1961-01-02) January 2, 1961 (age 59)
Montalegre, Portugal
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
1982Royal-Wrengler
1983Eorotex-Magniflex
1984–1985Malvor-Bottecchia
1986–1988Kas
1989–1990Carrera Jeans–Vagabond
1991–1993Festina-Lotus
1994Hippermercados Jumbo
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
3 individual stages (1987,1988,1989)
Giro d'Italia
5 individual stages (1985,1986,1989)

One-day races and Classics

Züri-Metzgete (1986)
Coppa Agostoni (1985)
Giro dell'Emilia (1985)
National Road Race Championships (1986)

Major resultsEdit

1982
Tour de Kaistenberg
1983
Tour de Kaistenberg
Tour du Limousin
1984
Tour de Kaistenberg
Coppa Placci
1985
Coppa Ugo Agostoni
Giro d'Italia:
Winner stages 8B and 10
Giro dell'Emilia
1986
  Portugal National Road Race Championship
Züri-Metzgete
Giro d'Italia:
Winner stages 9 and 21
1987
Hegiberg-Rundfahrt
Schlossberg
Tour de France:
Winner stage 3
1988
Trofeo Luis Puig
Schynberg Rundfahrt Sulz
Tour de France:
Winner stage 4
1989
GP Charly Gaul
1989
Giro d'Italia:
Winner stage 2
Tour de France:
Winner stage 1
1991
Elgg
1992
Elgg
Langenthal
1994
Fontanelas

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Acacio da Silva dans le Tour de France". le dico du tour. Archived from the original on 2016-03-27. Retrieved 2007-10-16.

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