Iván Ramiro Parra Pinto (born 14 October 1975 in Sogamoso) is a Colombian former road bicycle racer, who competed professionally for Petróleos de Colombia, Vitalicio Seguros, ONCE–Eroski, Comunidad Valenciana–Kelme, Cafes Baque, Colombia–Selle Italia, Cofidis, Colombia es Pasión–Coldeportes and EPM–UNE. Parra comes from a Colombian cycling family. His father, Humberto was a successful in the Vuelta a Colombia, his eldest brother was the famous Colombian climber Fabio Parra who won stages in the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España in the 1980s. His other brother (named after his father) Humberto was also a professional cyclist for several years.
|Full name||Iván Ramiro Parra Pinto|
|Born||14 October 1975|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||62 kg (137 lb)|
|Rider type||Climbing specialist|
|2009||Lotería de Boyacá|
|1998||Petróleos de Colombia|
|2008||Colombia es Pasión–Coldeportes|
Parra started cycling as a mountain bike rider and was the Colombian national MTB champion in 1994. He represented Colombia internationally as a mountain biker but changed to road racing. In 1998 he came second in the Vuelta a Colombia. In 1999 he came to ride in the European peloton. In 2005 while riding for the UCI Professional Continental team Colombia–Selle Italia, Parra won two back-to-back stages of the Giro d'Italia.
- 2nd Overall Vuelta a Colombia
- 9th Overall Vuelta a España
- 1st Stage 5 Volta a Galega
- 6th Overall Volta a Catalunya
- 10th Overall Vuelta Ciclista de Chile
- 1st Time trial, National Road Championships
- Giro d'Italia
- 1st Stages 13 & 14
Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit
|Tour de France||—||—||—||—||46||—||—||42||DNF|
|Vuelta a España||9||59||—||—||—||34||—||—||—|
|DNF||Did not finish|
- "EPM-UNE (EPM) - COL". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 26 January 2012.
- "48ª Vuelta a Colombia – 1998". fortune city hosting. Archived from the original on 2012-03-08. Retrieved 9 August 2007.
- Rendell, Matt (2002). Kings of the Mountains. Aurum Press. ISBN 1-85410-837-9.
- "Victory at last, an interview with Ivan Parra". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 21 July 2007.
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