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Gonzalo Aja Barquín (Matienzo, Cantabria, 13 June 1946) was a Spanish professional road bicycle racer. In the 1974 Tour de France, Aja was the first cyclist on the Col du Tourmalet and the Mont Ventoux, and finished on the 5th place of the general classification.

Gonzalo Aja
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Personal information
Full nameGonzalo Aja Barquín
Born (1946-06-13) June 13, 1946 (age 72)
Matienzo, Spain
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Professional team(s)
1970-1972Karpy
1973-1975Kas-Kaskol
1976Teka
1977Teka-Campagnolo
1978-1979Novostil-Helios
Major wins
1971 1 Vuelta a Cantabria GC, 1972 1 Subida a Arrate GC, 1967 1 Vuelta a Valenciana GC, 1 Vuelta Ciclista a Levante GC

PalmarèsEdit

1971
Vuelta a Cantabria
1974
Santona
Tour de France:
5th place overall classification
1976
Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
1977
Santona

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