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Egoi Martínez de Esteban (born 15 May 1978 in Etxarri-Aranatz, Navarre) is a Spanish former professional road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional between 2001 and 2013.[2] In his first Tour de France, Martínez finished 41st overall at the 2004 Tour de France.

Egoi Martínez
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Martínez at the 2008 Vuelta a España.
Personal information
Full nameEgoi Martínez de Esteban
Born (1978-05-15) 15 May 1978 (age 41)
Etxarri-Aranatz, Spain
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight71 kg (157 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Amateur team(s)
1999–2000Caja Rural
Professional team(s)
2001–2005Euskaltel–Euskadi
2006–2007Discovery Channel
2008–2013Euskaltel–Euskadi[1]
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
Mountains classification (2006)

Martínez retired at the end of the 2013 season.[2]

Contents

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

2003
1st   Overall Tour de l'Avenir
2005
4th Grand Prix Miguel Indurain
2006
Vuelta a España
1st   Mountains classification
1st Stage 11
  Combativity Award Stage 4 Tour de France
2008
1st   Mountains classification Tour of the Basque Country
9th Overall Vuelta a España
Held   after Stages 9–12
Held   after Stages 2–3 & 5
  Combativity Award Stage 15 Tour de France
2009
1st   Mountains classification Tirreno–Adriatico
1st   Sprints classification Tour of the Basque Country
2nd Klasika Primavera
2010
1st   Mountains classification Criterium du Dauphiné

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
  Giro d'Italia 22
  Tour de France 41 48 41 61 50 44 39 33 17
  Vuelta a España 45 12 DNF 9 52 DNF 55 30
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Euskaltel-Euskadi (EUS) – ESP". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Egoi Martinez faces retirement, says cycling has given far more to him than it has taken away". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. 28 December 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2013.

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