Andalucía (cycling team)

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
Discipline(s)Road
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] However, they folded after the 2012 season.

2012 rosterEdit

As of 31 December 2012.[3]
Rider Date of birth
  José Aguilar Vega (ESP) (1986-11-17)17 November 1986 (aged 26)
  Antonio Cabello (ESP) (1990-01-05)5 January 1990 (aged 22)
  José Luis Caño (ESP) (1988-04-28)28 April 1988 (aged 24)
  Sergio Carrasco (ESP) (1985-02-17)17 February 1985 (aged 27)
  Gustavo César (ESP) (1980-01-29)29 January 1980 (aged 32)
  Javier Chacón (ESP) (1985-07-29)29 July 1985 (aged 27)
  Pablo Lechuga (ESP) (1990-08-16)16 August 1990 (aged 22)
  Juan José Lobato (ESP) (1988-12-29)29 December 1988 (aged 24)
Rider Date of birth
  Román Osuna (ESP) (1989-09-15)15 September 1989 (aged 23)
  Adrian Palomares (ESP) (1976-02-18)18 February 1976 (aged 36)
  Javier Ramirez Abeja (ESP) (1978-03-14)14 March 1978 (aged 34)
  José Luis Roldán (ESP) (1985-11-13)13 November 1985 (aged 27)
  Jesús Rosendo (ESP) (1982-03-16)16 March 1982 (aged 30)
  Eloy Ruiz (ESP) (1989-01-07)7 January 1989 (aged 23)
  Jordi Simón (ESP) (1990-09-06)6 September 1990 (aged 22)
  José Vicente Toribio (ESP) (1985-12-22)22 December 1985 (aged 27)

Major winsEdit

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

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