Luis Otaño

Luis Otaño Arcelus (born 26 January 1934 in Errenteria, Gipuzkoa)[1] is a former Spanish Basque professional road bicycle racer. In 1964, Otaño lost the 1964 Vuelta a España to Raymond Poulidor by only 33 seconds.

Luis Otaño
Personal information
Full nameLuis Otaño Arcelus
Born (1934-01-26) 26 January 1934 (age 87)
Errenteria, Spain
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
1957Real Union Irun–Hojas Palmera
1958Caobania–S.D. Beasain
1958Mobylette GAC
1959Licor 43
1959Peugeot–BP–Dunlop
1960–1961Saint-Raphael–Geminiani
1961Licor 43
1962–1963Margnat–Paloma
1964–1965Fagor
1966–1968Ferrys

Major resultsEdit

1958

1st GP Liberacion de Ondarroa
5th Overall Vuelta a España
1960
1st Stage 4 Stage 4 Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
1st Stages 1a & 1b 3 jours d'Anvers Driedaagse van Antwerpen
3rd Paris–Tours
6th Overall Menton–Roma
1961
1st Stage 10 Vuelta a España
1st Stage 4 Circuit d'Aquitaine
2nd Ronde des Korrigans
3rd Overall GP de la Bicicleta Eibarresa
1962
1st Road Race, National Road Championships
2nd Prueba Villafranca de Ordizia
3rd Tour de Haute-Loire
3rd Saint-Gaudens
2rd GP du Parisien
1963
1st Stage 3a Volta a Catalunya
1st Stage 5 Circuit du Provençal
1st Stage 1 GP du Midi-Libre
2nd Saint-Gaudens
2nd GP du Parisien
1964
1st GP Pascuas
2nd Overall Vuelta a España
1st Stage 9
2nd Prueba Villafranca de Ordizia
3rd Road Race, National Road Championships
3rd Subida al Naranco
1965
1st Stage 6 Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
2nd Overall GP de la Bicicleta Eibarresa
1st Stage 2
2nd Hill Climb, National Road Championships
2nd Trofeo Jaumandreu
2nd Klasika Primavera
7th Overall Setmana Catalana de Ciclismo
8th Barcelona–Andorra
1966
1st Road Race, National Road Championships
1st Stage 15 Tour de France
1st Stage 10a Vuelta a España
1st GP Virgen Blanca
1st Vailly-sur-Sauldre
1st Stage 6 Vuelta a Ávila
1st Stage 1b Vuelta a Levante
6th Overall Gran Premio Fedrácion Catalana de Ciclismo
10th Overall Vuelta a Mallorca

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Page on Luis Otaño in the EITB website.

External linksEdit

  • "List of all his achievements as professional bicycle racer". Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2010-10-06.
  • Luis Otaño Arcelus at Cycling Archives
  • Luis Otano – official Tour de France results (archive)