Arles Castro

Arles Antonio Castro Laverde (born July 17, 1979) is a male professional track and road racing cyclist from Colombia. He won a silver medal for his native country at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil alongside Carlos Alzate, Jairo Pérez and Juan Pablo Forero in the Men's Track Team Pursuit. He competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, PR China and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Arles Castro
Arles Castro (Antioquia).jpg
Castro in 2013
Personal information
Full nameArles Antonio Castro Laverde
Born (1979-07-17) July 17, 1979 (age 42)
Urrao, Colombia
Team information
DisciplineRoad and track
RoleRider
Arles Castro
Medal record

CareerEdit

2001
2nd in UCI World Cup, Track, Team Pursuit, Cali, (COL)
2003
2nd in   Colombia National Championship, Track, Pursuit, Duitama (COL)
:  in Pan American Games, Track, Team Pursuit, Santo Domingo (DOM)
2005
1st in Stage 2 Vuelta a El Salvador, Chalatenangno (ESA)
alongside Miguel Duarte, Jorge Contreras, Carlos Salazar, Paulo Andres Velez, Franco Marvulli, and Giuseppe Atzeni
2007
  in Pan American Championships, Track, Points Race, Valencia (VEN)
  in Pan American Championships, Track, Team Pursuit, Valencia (VEN)
alongside Juan Pablo Forero, Jairo Pérez, and Carlos Alzate
  in Pan American Games, Track, Team Pursuit, Rio de Janeiro (BRA)
alongside Juan Pablo Forero, Jairo Pérez, and Carlos Alzate
2008
3rd in UCI World Cup, Track, Individual Pursuit, Cali, (COL)
3rd in UCI World Cup, Track, Team Pursuit, Cali, (COL)
2010
2nd in UCI World Cup, Track, Team Pursuit, Cali, (COL)
2011
  in Pan American Games, Track, Team Pursuit, Guadalajara (MEX)
alongside Juan Esteban Arango, Edwin Avila and Weimar Roldan
2012
1st in UCI World Cup, Track, Team Pursuit, Cali (COL)
2013
  in Bolivarian Games, Track, Team Pursuit, Trujillo (PER)[1]

ReferencesEdit

  • Arles Castro at Cycling Archives
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Arles Castro". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.
  1. ^ "Four gold medals for Arango at Juegos Bolivarianos". colombiacyclingpro.com. 21 November 2013. Archived from the original on 25 November 2013. Retrieved 27 November 2013.