Iker Flores

Iker Flores Galarza (born 28 July 1976 in Galdakao, Basque Country) is a Spanish former professional road bicycle racer, who rode professionally between 1999 and 2007 for the Euskaltel–Euskadi and Fuerteventura–Canarias teams. He took the overall victory at the Tour de l'Avenir, along with one stage, in 2000.[1] However, Flores did not add any professional victories, and finished the 2005 Tour de France as Lanterne Rouge,[2] as did his brother Igor Flores in 2002. Flores was known for his attacking style of riding.[3]

Iker Flores
Iker Flores 2006.jpg
Flores in 2006
Personal information
Full nameIker Flores Galarza
Born (1976-07-28) 28 July 1976 (age 44)
Galdakao, Spain
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
1999–2006Euskaltel–Euskadi
2007Fuerteventura–Canarias
Major wins
Tour de l'Avenir (2000)

Major resultsEdit

2000
1st Overall Tour de l'Avenir
1st Stage 9
2001
1st Mountains classification Circuit de la Sarthe
2007
1st   Sprints classification Tour of the Basque Country

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2000 Tour de l'Avenir Results". Retrieved 2006-09-15.
  2. ^ "2005 Tour de France Results". Retrieved 2006-09-15.
  3. ^ "2006 Giro d'Italia Preview". Retrieved 2006-09-15.

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