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Markel Irizar Aranburu (born 5 February 1980) is a Spanish professional road racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Trek–Segafredo.[2]

Markel Irizar
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Irizar in 2011.
Personal information
Full nameMarkel Irizar Aranburu
Born (1980-02-05) 5 February 1980 (age 39)
Oñati, Basque Country, Spain
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight76 kg (168 lb)
Team information
Current teamTrek–Segafredo
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder
Professional team(s)
2004–2009Euskaltel–Euskadi
2010–2011Team RadioShack
2012–2019RadioShack–Nissan[1]

Born in Oñati, Basque Country, Irizar currently resides in Arrasate, Basque Country, Spain.[3] Irizar was diagnosed and treated for testicular cancer in 2002.[3][4][5]

In February 2019, Irizar announced his plans to retire from the peloton after the 2019 Clásica de San Sebastián, in early August.[6]

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Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

2010
5th Overall Tour du Poitou-Charentes
1st Stage 4
5th Chrono des Nations
2011
1st Overall   Vuelta a Andalucía
10th Chrono des Nations
2012
9th Overall Three Days of De Panne
2017
  Combativity award Stage 2 Vuelta a España

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia 90 68 74 134 136
  Tour de France 83 103 63 93 120 135
  Vuelta a España DNF 94 114 96 93 86 89 DNF 119 130
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "RadioShack-Nissan-Trek announces lineup for 2012". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. 5 December 2011. Retrieved 17 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Trek-Segafredo announce official 2019 rosters for men and women". Trek Bicycle Corporation. Intrepid Corporation. 27 December 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Irizar at Trek Factory Racing". Trek–Segafredo. Deinze, Flanders: Trek Bicycle Corporation. 10 January 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Irizar celebrates 10 years clear from cancer". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. 13 November 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2014.
  5. ^ Bjorn Haake (21 February 2011). "Ruta del Sol: Hivert wins second stage, RadioShack's Irizar takes control of the overall". VeloNation. Chevy Chase, Maryland: VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 8 January 2014.
  6. ^ "Irizar to end pro career after Clasica San Sebastian". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 19 February 2019. Retrieved 8 July 2019.

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