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Andalucía (UCI team code: ACG) was a cycling team based in Spain; the team was managed by Antonio Cabello, and assisted by Juan Martinez as a directeur sportif. The team currently does not hold a requisite licence to compete in professional cycle racing, after the team were rejected a Professional Continental licence – where the team had competed at since 2006 – in December 2012.[1]

Andalucía
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Team information
UCI codeACG
RegisteredSpain
Founded2005 (2005)
Disbanded2013
DisciplineRoad
StatusUCI Continental (2005)
UCI Professional Continental (2006–2012)
BicyclesBottecchia
WebsiteTeam home page
Key personnel
General managerAntonio Cabello
Team name history
2005–2006
2007–2010
2011
2012
Andalucía-Paul Versan
Andalucía-CajaSur
Andalucía-Caja Granada
Andalucía
Andalucía (cycling team) jersey
Jersey

The team looked to have a secure future, after the Andalusian government guaranteed sponsorship until 2010.[2]

2012 rosterEdit

As of 9 January 2012.[3]
Rider Date of birth
  José Aguilar Vega (ESP) (1986-11-17) 17 November 1986 (age 32)
  Antonio Cabello (ESP) (1990-01-05) 5 January 1990 (age 29)
  José Luis Caño (ESP) (1988-04-28) 28 April 1988 (age 31)
  Sergio Carrasco (ESP) (1985-02-17) 17 February 1985 (age 34)
  Gustavo César (ESP) (1980-01-29) 29 January 1980 (age 39)
  Javier Chacón (ESP) (1985-07-29) 29 July 1985 (age 34)
  Pablo Lechuga (ESP) (1990-08-16) 16 August 1990 (age 29)
  Juan José Lobato (ESP) (1988-12-29) 29 December 1988 (age 30)
Rider Date of birth
  Román Osuna (ESP) (1989-09-15) 15 September 1989 (age 30)
  Adrian Palomares (ESP) (1976-02-18) 18 February 1976 (age 43)
  Javier Ramirez Abeja (ESP) (1978-03-14) 14 March 1978 (age 41)
  José Luis Roldán (ESP) (1985-11-13) 13 November 1985 (age 33)
  Jesús Rosendo (ESP) (1982-03-16) 16 March 1982 (age 37)
  Eloy Ruiz (ESP) (1989-01-07) 7 January 1989 (age 30)
  Jordi Simón (ESP) (1990-09-06) 6 September 1990 (age 29)
  José Vicente Toribio (ESP) (1985-12-22) 22 December 1985 (age 33)

Major winsEdit

2005
1st Circuito de Getxo, David Fernández
2nd Overall Vuelta a Burgos, Carlos Castaño
1st Stage 1 & 3, Carlos Castaño
2006
1st Stage 1 Vuelta a Andalucía, Adolfo Garcia Quesada
1st Stage 1 Vuelta a Castilla y Léon, Ángel Edo
1st Stage 3 Vuelta a La Rioja, Manuel Vazquez
1st Stage 2 Volta a Catalunya, Luis Perez Romero
1st GP Llodio, Jaume Rovira
1st Overall Vuelta a Chihuahua, Luis Perez Romero
1st Stage 1 & 3, Luis Perez Romero
2007
1st Overall Volta ao Alentejo, Manuel Vazquez
1st Stage 1, Manuel Vazquez
1st Overall Clasica Alcobendas, Luis Pérez Rodríguez
1st Stage 1, Luis Pérez Rodríguez
1st Stage 18 Vuelta a España, Luis Pérez Rodríguez
2008
1st Stage 1 Vuelta a Andalucía, José Antonio Lopez
1st Stage 3 Vuelta a Castilla y Léon, Francisco Ventoso
1st Stage 1 Vuelta a La Rioja, Francisco Ventoso
1st Stage 7 Volta a Catalunya, José Luis Carrasco
2009
1st Stage 5 Tour de San Luis, Xavier Tondo
1st Prologue Vuelta a Andalucía, Xavier Tondo
1st Stage 5 Vuelta a Asturias, Ángel Vicioso
1st Stage 5 Volta a Portugal, Antonio Piedra
2nd Overall Vuelta a Burgos, Xavier Tondo
2010
1st GP Llodio, Ángel Vicioso
1st Vuelta a La Rioja, Ángel Vicioso
1st Stage 2 Vuelta a Asturias, Ángel Vicioso
2011
1st Stage 5a Rutas de America, Jesús Rosendo
1st Circuito de Getxo, Juan José Lobato
1st Stage 4a Volta a Portugal, José Vicente Toribio
2012
1st Stages 2 & 10 Vuelta de Chile, Juan José Lobato
1st Stage 5b Vuelta de Chile, Adrian Palomares
1st Stage 7 Vuelta de Chile, Javier Ramírez
1st Stage 1 Vuelta a Andalucía, Javier Ramírez
1st Overall Azerbaijan Tour, Javier Ramírez
1st Stage 1, Javier Ramírez
1st Stage 5, Javier Chacón
1st Stage 5 Tour of Qinghai Lake, Juan José Lobato

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "RusVelo, Andalucia miss Pro Continental licenses". VeloNews. Competitor Group, Inc. 19 December 2012. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  2. ^ Salmerón, Antonio J. (26 September 2006). "Antequera leads new team based on Comunidad Valenciana". Latest Cycling News for 29 September 2006. Cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 2 October 2006.
  3. ^ "Andalucia (ACG) - ESP". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 7 July 2012. Retrieved 9 January 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)

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