Javier Moreno (cyclist)

Javier Moreno Bazán (born 18 July 1984) is a Spanish professional mountain biking racer, who currently races for the Sport Bike team.[5] Prior to this, Moreno was a road racing cyclist between 2008 and 2019 for the Andalucía–Cajasur, Caja Rural, Movistar Team, Bahrain–Merida and Delko–Marseille Provence teams.

Javier Moreno
Javier Moreno 2016.jpg
Moreno at the 2016 Tour of Britain.
Personal information
Full nameJavier Moreno Bazán
NicknameJavi
Born (1984-07-18) 18 July 1984 (age 35)
Jaén, Spain
Height181 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight63 kg (139 lb; 9.9 st)
Team information
Current teamSport Bike
Discipline
  • Road
  • Mountain biking
RoleRider
Rider type
  • Climber
  • Puncheur
Amateur teams
2003–2005Ávila Rojas
2006Grupo Nicolas Mateos
2007Spiuk–Extremadura
2020–Sport Bike
Professional teams
2008–2010Andalucía–Cajasur
2011Caja Rural
2012–2016Movistar Team[1][2]
2017Bahrain–Merida
2018–2019Delko–Marseille Provence KTM[3][4]
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
2 TTT stages (2012, 2014)

CareerEdit

Born in Jaén, Moreno was named in the start list for the 2016 Giro d'Italia,[6] but abandoned the race on Stage 7.[7] After five years with Movistar, in September 2016 Moreno announced that he would join Bahrain–Merida for the 2017 season, with a role as a domestique for Vincenzo Nibali and with his main focus for the season being the Giro d'Italia.[8] At the Giro d'Italia, he was disqualified on stage 4 of the race, after pushing Diego Rosa.[9] In June 2017, he was named in the startlist for the Tour de France.[10]

Major resultsEdit

2005
1st   Road race, National Under-23 Road Championships
2007
1st Stage 4 Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid
7th Clásica a los Puertos de Guadarrama
8th GP Miguel Induráin
8th Prueba Villafranca de Ordizia
9th Overall Vuelta a Burgos
10th Subida al Naranco
2008
6th Clásica a los Puertos de Guadarrama
9th Subida al Naranco
2009
3rd Overall Vuelta a Asturias
2010
5th Klasika Primavera
6th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
2011
1st   Overall Vuelta a Asturias
1st Stage 3
2nd Overall Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid
7th GP Miguel Induráin
9th Klasika Primavera
2012
1st   Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
1st   Points classification
1st Combativity classification
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Vuelta a España
5th Overall Vuelta a Burgos
8th Overall Tour Down Under
2013
1st Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid
2nd Overall Tour Down Under
1st   Mountains classification
3rd Overall Vuelta a Asturias
1st Stage 2
2014
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Vuelta a España
2nd Overall Tour of Austria
5th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
10th Prueba Villafranca de Ordizia
2015
1st Stage 1b (ITT) Vuelta a Andalucia
6th Overall Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid
7th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
9th Overall Vuelta a Asturias
2016
4th Prueba Villafranca de Ordizia
5th Overall Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
6th Overall Circuit de la Sarthe
2017
10th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
2018
1st   Overall Sharjah International Cycling Tour
1st   Overall Vuelta a Aragón
6th Overall Tour de l'Ain
1st Stage 2
6th Overall Tour of Austria
2019
6th Mont Ventoux Dénivelé Challenge
9th Overall Tour de l'Ain

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
  Giro d'Italia DNF DSQ
  Tour de France 119
  Vuelta a España 21 51 66 76 90 80 DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Stokes, Shane (30 December 2011). "Juan Jose Cobo signs two year contract with Movistar team". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Movistar Team (MOV) - ESP". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 2 January 2014. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Javier Moreno signs for Delko Marseille Provence KTM". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 25 September 2017. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  4. ^ Ballue, Quentin (10 December 2018). "Route - Delko Marseille avec 19 coureurs la saison prochaine" [Road - Delko Marseille with 19 riders next season]. Cyclism'Actu (in French). Swar Agency. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Javi Moreno se despide del ciclismo profesional tras 14 temporadas" [Javi Moreno says goodbye to professional cycling after 14 seasons]. elciclismodejaen.com (in Spanish). El Ciclismo de Jaén. 28 November 2019. Retrieved 29 December 2019.
  6. ^ "99th Giro d'Italia Startlist". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  7. ^ "Five talking points from stage seven of the Giro d'Italia". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 13 May 2016.
  8. ^ "Javier Moreno signs with Bahrain Merida for 2017". cyclingnews.com. 30 September 2016. Retrieved 30 September 2016.
  9. ^ "Javier Moreno disqualified from Giro d'Italia after pushing Sky's Diego Rosa". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 10 May 2017.
  10. ^ "2017: 104th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.

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