José Mendes (cyclist)

José João Pimenta Costa Mendes (born 24 April 1985 in Guimarães) is a Portuguese cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Continental team W52–FC Porto.[3] He is a two-time winner of the Portuguese National Road Race Championships, in 2016 and 2019.

José Mendes
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José Mendes on Stage 7 of the 2014 Tour de France
Personal information
Full nameJosé João Pimenta Costa Mendes
Born (1985-04-24) April 24, 1985 (age 35)
Guimarães, Portugal
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb; 10.1 st)
Team information
Current teamW52–FC Porto
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
2008S.L. Benfica
2009Liberty Seguros Continental
2010LA Alumínios–Rota dos Móveis
2011CCC–Polsat–Polkowice
2012LA–Antarte
2013–2017NetApp–Endura[1]
2018Burgos BH[2]
2019Sporting / Tavira
2020–W52–FC Porto
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
National Road Race Championships
(2016, 2019)

Major resultsEdit

2003
1st   Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
2005
2nd Time trial, National Under-23 Road Championships
2008
9th Overall Tour de Luxembourg
10th Overall Vuelta a Chihuahua
2009
3rd Time trial, National Road Championships
3rd Circuit de Lorraine
2010
1st Stage 3 Troféu Joaquim Agostinho
1st Stage 6 Volta a Portugal
2012
6th Overall Troféu Joaquim Agostinho
2014
7th Vuelta a Murcia
2015
3rd Time trial, National Road Championships
5th Overall Critérium International
5th Overall Coppa Bernocchi
6th Overall Giro del Trentino
1st Stage 1 (TTT)
2016
National Road Championships
1st   Road race
2nd Time trial
6th Overall Tour of Norway
7th Overall Tour of Slovenia
2017
4th Time trial, National Road Championships
2018
6th Overall Troféu Joaquim Agostinho
2019
1st   Road race, National Road Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
  Giro d'Italia 48
  Tour de France 124 140
  Vuelta a España 22 54 83
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "José Mendes". Retrieved 6 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Burgos-BH ready for move into Pro-Continental ranks". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 5 October 2017. Retrieved 2 January 2018. Burgos-BH has bolstered its roster for its first season in the Pro-Continental division with the addition of WorldTour riders Matvey Mamykin (Katusha-Alpecin) and Bora-Hansgrohe duo Jose Mendes and Silvio Herklotz.
  3. ^ "W52 / FC Porto". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 31 May 2020. Retrieved 31 May 2020.

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