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Koldo Gil Pérez (born 16 January 1978 in Burlata, Navarra) is a former Spanish professional road racing cyclist who last rode for the UCI Continental team Liberty Seguros Continental. His career highlights include winning a stage of the Giro d'Italia and leading the overall classification at the Tour de Suisse.

Koldo Gil
Personal information
Full nameKoldo Gil Pérez
Born (1978-01-16) 16 January 1978 (age 41)
Burlada, Spain
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional team(s)
2001–2002Banesto
2003–2005Liberty Seguros
2006–2007Saunier Duval-Prodir
2008Liberty Seguros Continental
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2005)

At the 2006 Tour de Suisse, Gil took stage 6 and held the leader's yellow jersey until the final stage when he was overtaken by 2004 winner Jan Ullrich in the final stage's individual time trial. He finished a disappointing second.

After Gil was unable to find a team for the 2009 season, he announced his retirement.[1]

Major achievementsEdit

2002
1st Stage 3 Vuelta a La Rioja
2003
3rd Overall Volta a Catalunya
2004
1st   Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
2005
1st   Overall Vuelta a Murcia
1st Stage 7 Giro d'Italia
2006
1st   Overall Euskal Bizikleta
1st Stages 1 & 4b
2nd Overall Tour de Suisse
1st Stage 6
8th La Flèche Wallonne
2007
1st   Overall Vuelta Asturias
1st Subida al Naranco

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