Eduardo Castelló

Eduardo Castelló Vilanova (4 March 1940 – 31 October 2020) was a Spanish professional racing cyclist.[1] He rode in three editions of the Tour de France and eight of the Vuelta a España, notably winning a stage in 1968, as well as finishing 13th in the 1972 edition.[2][3] He also won the Spanish National Road Race Championships and the Vuelta Asturias in 1971, as well as the Vuelta a los Valles Mineros in 1968.

Eduardo Castelló
Personal information
Full nameEduardo Castelló Vilanova
Born(1940-03-04)4 March 1940
La Vall d'Uixó, Spain
Died31 October 2020(2020-10-31) (aged 80)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
1965–1968Ferrys
1969Kas–Kaskol
1970–1972Karpy–Licor
1973Louletano
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
1 individual stage (1968)

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (1971)

Castelló died on 31 October 2020, at the age of 80.[4]

Major resultsEdit

1965
7th Overall Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
1967
1st Subida a Arrate
1968
1st   Overall Vuelta a los Valles Mineros
1st Stage 2a
1st Stage 14 Vuelta a España
1st Stage 6 Vuelta a la Comunidad Valenciana
8th Overall Volta a Catalunya
1969
2nd Subida a Arrate
5th Overall Tour of the Basque Country
1970
2nd Subida a Arrate
1971
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
1st   Overall Vuelta Asturias
1st Stage 2
1972
2nd Gran Premio Nuestra Señora de Oro
6th Overall Volta a Catalunya

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eduardo Castelló". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Tour de France 1965". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 5 September 2020.
  3. ^ "52ème Tour de France 1965". Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 21 January 2012.
  4. ^ Último adiós a Eduardo Castelló, toda una leyenda del deporte provincial (in Spanish)