José Antonio Hermida

José Antonio Hermida Ramos (born on August 24, 1978 in Puigcerdà, Girona) is a Spanish cyclist of Galician origin specializing in competitive mountain biking. He won the silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece after having finished in fourth place in the 2000 Summer Olympics.

José Antonio Hermida
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Hermida at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Full nameJosé Antonio Hermida Ramos
Born (1978-08-24) August 24, 1978 (age 41)
Puigcerdà, Spain
Team information
DisciplineMountain bike racing
RoleRider
Rider typeCross-country

Career highlightsEdit

1996
1st in UCI Junior World Cross-country Championships,
2000
1st in UCI Under-23 World Cross-country Championships,
3rd in Houffalize, Mountainbike (BEL)
2001
2nd in UCI World Cup Cross Country, Mountainbike
1st in Napa Valley, Mountainbike (USA)
3rd in Houffalize, Mountainbike (BEL)
2002
1st in European Championship, Mountainbike, Elite
2003
2nd in Grouse Mountainke, Mountainbike (CAN)
2004
1st in European Championship, Mountainbike, Elite
3rd in World Cup, Mountainbike
3rd in Schladming, Mountainbike (AUT)
3rd in Mont Sainte-Anne, Mountainbike (CAN)
2nd in Olympic Games Cross-Country, Mountainbike, Athene
2005
2nd in UCI World Cup Cross Country, Mountainbike
2nd in Madrid, Mountainbike (ESP)
3rd in Houffalize, Mountainbike (BEL)
1st in Balneario Camboriu, Mountainbike (BRA)
3rd in World Championship, Mountainbike XC Elite, Livigno
2006
2nd in Spa-Francorchamps, Mountainbike (BEL)
2nd in Fort William, Mountainbike (GBR)
3nd in UCI World Cup Cross Country, Mountainbike
2007
1st in National Cyclo-cross Championship, Elite, Spain, Alcobendas (ESP)
1st in Houffalize, Mountainbike (BEL)
2nd in Mont Sainte-Anne, Mountainbike (CAN)
2nd in Saint Félicien, Mountainbike (CAN)
1st in European Championship, Mountainbike, Elite, Cappadocia (TUR)
2nd in UCI World Cup Cross Country, Mountainbike
2008
1st in National Cyclo-cross Championship, Elite, Spain, Alcobendas (ESP)
2nd in Ispaster, Cyclo-cross (ESP)
3nd in UCI World Cup Cross Country, Mountainbike
10nd in Olympic Games Cross-country, Mountain Bike, Beijing
2009
2nd in UCI World Cup Cross Country, Mountainbike
2010
1st in UCI World Cross-country Championships, Mont Sainte-Anne (CAN)
2012
4th in Olympic Games Cross-country, Mountain Bike, London

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