Emilio Rodríguez (cyclist)

Emilio Rodríguez Barros (28 November 1923, Ponteareas, Spain – 21 February 1984, Ponteareas, Spain) was a Spanish professional road bicycle racer from Ponteareas who won the King of the Mountains classification at Vuelta a España three times and captured the overall title at the 1950 Vuelta a España. Rodríguez's two brothers were also professional cyclists - his older brother Delio won the 1945 Vuelta a España and in total won 39 stages at the Vuelta a España. Emilio's other brother Manolo finished second in the general classification of the edition that Emilio won.

Emilio Rodríguez
Personal information
Full nameEmilio Rodríguez
Born(1923-11-28)28 November 1923
Ponteareas, Spain
Died21 February 1984(1984-02-21) (aged 60)
Ponteareas, Spain
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
General classification (1950)
Mountains classification (1946, 1947, 1950)
6 individual stages (1947, 1950)

Stage races

Volta a Catalunya (1947, 1948)

Major resultsEdit

1946
1st Overall Tour of Galicia
8th Overall Vuelta a España
1st   Mountains classification
1947
1st Overall Volta a Catalunya
1st Stage 2
1st Overall Vuelta a Asturias
1st Overall Tour of Galicia
1st Stage 1 Vuelta a Burgos
4th Overall Vuelta a España
1st   Mountains classification
1st Stage 2
1948
1st Overall Volta a Catalunya
1st Overall Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
2nd Overall Vuelta a España
1950
1st   Overall Vuelta a España
1st   Mountains classification
1st Stages 3, 4b, 6, 7 & 22
1954
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
4th Overall Euskal Bizikleta
1955
1st Overall Tour of Galicia
5th Overall Vuelta a Asturias
1st Stage 1

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