André Cardoso

André Fernando Cardoso Santos Martins (born 3 September 1984) is a Portuguese professional road racing cyclist. He is currently suspended from the sport after a positive doping test.

André Cardoso
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Cardoso at the 2012 Tour of Norway
Personal information
Full nameAndré Fernando Cardoso Santos Martins
NicknameXolas
Born (1984-09-03) 3 September 1984 (age 36)
Porto, Portugal
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight56 kg (123 lb)
Team information
Current teamSuspended
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Amateur teams
2003Barbot–Neves–Gondomar
2004Gondomar Clube de Ciclismo
2005Santa Maria da Feira–E.Leclerc
Professional teams
2006–2008Paredes Rota dos Móveis–Beira Tâmega
2009–2011Palmeiras–Resort–Tavira
2012–2013Caja Rural
2014–2016Garmin–Sharp
2017Trek–Segafredo

CareerEdit

Following a two-year stint with Caja Rural, Cardoso signed with Garmin–Sharp for the 2014 and 2015 seasons.[1][2] Born in Porto, Portugal, Cardoso resides in Andorra la Vella, Andorra and Gondomar, Portugal.[3]

Trek–Segafredo (2017)Edit

In September 2016, Trek–Segafredo announced that Cardoso would join them for the 2017 season with a role as a mountain domestique for Alberto Contador and Bauke Mollema.[4]

On 27 June 2017, the UCI announced Cardoso tested positive for Erythropoietin in an out-of-competition control nine days earlier and had been provisionally suspended.[5] He was given a four-year ban in November 2018, backdated to June 2017.[6]

Major resultsEdit

2006
9th Overall Volta ao Algarve
2007
1st Mountains classification Volta a Portugal
1st Young rider classification GP Internacional Paredes Rota dos Móveis
2008
5th Road race, National Road Championships
2009
3rd Overall GP CTT Correios de Portugal
7th Overall Volta a Portugal
9th Overall Troféu Joaquim Agostinho
9th Gran Premio de Llodio
2010
4th Overall Tour of Bulgaria
4th Subida al Naranco
8th Overall Tour de Gironde
9th Overall Volta a Portugal
2011
2nd Overall Volta a Portugal
1st Stage 10
6th Gran Premio de Llodio
7th Overall Troféu Joaquim Agostinho
10th Overall Tour of Bulgaria
2012
1st Mountains classification Tour of Norway
10th Overall Tour of Turkey
10th Rogaland GP
2013
4th Overall Vuelta a Asturias
5th Overall Vuelta a Burgos
6th Overall Tour of Norway
2014
4th Road race, National Road Championships
4th GP Miguel Induráin
2016
10th Overall Tour de San Luis
2017
7th Clássica Aldeias do Xisto

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
  Giro d'Italia 20 21 14
  Tour de France Has not contested during his career
  Vuelta a España 21 16 25 18
Legend
DNF Did not finish
DSQ Disqualified

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matthew Beaudin (24 September 2013). "Garmin set for dramatic overhaul in 2014". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved 6 November 2013.
  2. ^ "André Cardoso certo na Garmin-Sharp". Jornal Record. Lisbon, Portugal: Cofina, SGPS. 9 September 2013. Archived from the original on 1 January 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Profile of André Cardoso". Garmin–Sharp. Boulder, Colorado: Slipstream Sports LLC. 1 January 2014. Archived from the original on 5 January 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Cardoso signs with Trek-Segafredo for 2017". cyclingnews.com. 24 September 2016. Retrieved 24 September 2016.
  5. ^ "UCI statement on André Cardoso". 27 June 2017. Retrieved 27 June 2017.
  6. ^ Fletcher, Patrick (15 November 2018). "Cardoso handed four-year ban for EPO". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. Retrieved 31 December 2019.

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