Miguel Ángel Rubiano

Miguel Ángel Rubiano Chávez (born 3 October 1984) is a Colombian professional road bicycle racer who is currently riding for UCI Continental team Coldeportes–Zenú. Rubiano has also competed for the Ceramica Panaria–Navigare, Centri della Calzatura–Partizan, Meridiana–Kamen, D'Angelo & Antenucci–Nippo, Androni Giocattoli–Venezuela, Colombia,[1] and China Continental Team of Gansu Bank squads. During his career, he has competed in five Grand Tours, including four editions of the Giro d'Italia and the 2015 Vuelta a España.[2]

Miguel Ángel Rubiano
Miguel Ángel Rubiano 2014.jpg
Rubiano at the 2014 Tour de San Luis.
Personal information
Full nameMiguel Ángel Rubiano Chávez
Born (1984-10-03) 3 October 1984 (age 35)
Bogotá, Colombia
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb; 9.1 st)
Team information
Current teamColdeportes–Zenú
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimbing specialist
Amateur team(s)
2016Coldeportes–Claro
Professional team(s)
2006Ceramica Panaria–Navigare
2008–2009Centri della Calzatura–Partizan
2010Meridiana–Kamen
2011D'Angelo & Antenucci–Nippo
2012–2013Androni Giocattoli–Venezuela
2014–2015Colombia[1]
2016China Continental Team of Gansu Bank
2017–2019Coldeportes–Zenú
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2012)

Single-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (2014)

The first win of his career on a Grand Tour came in 2012, on stage 6 of the Giro d'Italia, where he dropped his breakaway companions with 45 kilometers to go and soloed his way to victory with one minute and ten seconds advantage over his nearest competitor.[3]

In 2020, Rubiano will join the Colombia Tierra de Atletas–GW Bicicletas team.[4]

Major resultsEdit

2005
4th Trofeo Internazionale Bastianelli
2006
1st Mountains classification Regio-Tour
6th GP Industria & Artigianato di Larciano
10th Giro dell'Appennino
2007
8th Giro di Toscana
8th Tre Valli Varesine
2008
4th Giro dell'Appennino
5th Overall Okolo Slovenska
1st Stage 1
5th Overall Doble Sucre Potosí GP Cemento Fancesa
1st Stage 4
6th Overall Istrian Spring Trophy
7th Gran Premio Industria e Commercio Artigianato Carnaghese
9th Overall Settimana Ciclistica Lombarda
10th Giro del Medio Brenta
2009
3rd Trofeo Melinda
4th Giro della Provincia di Reggio Calabria
4th Coppa Sabatini
5th Gran Premio Industria e Commercio Artigianato Carnaghese
5th Coppa Ugo Agostoni
6th Giro di Toscana
6th Giro del Veneto
8th Giro della Romagna
10th Giro dell'Appennino
2010
2nd GP Industria & Artigianato di Larciano
2nd Trofeo Matteotti
4th Coppa Ugo Agostoni
9th Overall Troféu Joaquim Agostinho
10th GP Kranj
2011
1st Overall Tour de Hokkaido
1st Stage 4
2nd Overall Tour de Kumano
2nd Trofeo Melinda
3rd Giro di Toscana
3rd Trofeo Matteotti
4th Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
5th Overall Tour de San Luis
1st Stage 6
6th Giro della Romagna
8th Overall Okolo Slovenska
1st Stage 3
8th Gran Premio Nobili Rubinetterie – Coppa Papà Carlo
8th Coppa Ugo Agostoni
9th Gran Premio Città di Camaiore
9th Tre Valli Varesine
9th Gran Premio Industria e Commercio Artigianato Carnaghese
10th Memorial Marco Pantani
2012
1st   Mountains classification Tour de San Luis
1st   Mountains classification Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
1st Stage 6 Giro d'Italia
2nd Trofeo Laigueglia
2nd Coppa Sabatini
3rd Prueba Villafranca de Ordizia
5th Gran Premio di Lugano
6th Trofeo Matteotti
8th Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
8th Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
9th Gran Premio Città di Camaiore
9th Giro dell'Emilia
10th Giro dell'Appennino
10th Memorial Marco Pantani
2013
2nd Gran Premio Industria e Commercio di Prato
3rd Overall Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
4th Memorial Marco Pantani
5th Giro di Toscana
6th Gran Premio Città di Camaiore
7th Overall Tour de San Luis
9th Gran Premio della Costa Etruschi
9th Coppa Sabatini
10th Giro dell'Appennino
2014
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
3rd Giro dell'Appennino
9th Coppa Ugo Agostoni
10th Overall Vuelta a Colombia
2015
6th Overall Route du Sud
9th Memorial Marco Pantani
10th Overall Tour de Luxembourg
  Combativity award Stage 6 Vuelta a España
2016
1st Stage 1 Tour of Qinghai Lake
2017
6th Overall Vuelta a Colombia

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
  Giro d'Italia 103 62 45 101
  Tour de France Has not contested during career
  Vuelta a España 70
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Colombia keeps building up: Rubiano and three prospects join the roster". Colombia. GLM Sport. 11 October 2013. Archived from the original on 15 December 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Vuelta a España 2015". Cycling Fever. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  3. ^ Robinson, Mark (11 May 2012). "Rubiano solos to Giro d'Italia stage win in Porto Sant'Elpidio". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 11 May 2012.
  4. ^ Quintero Serna, Jessica (4 November 2019). "Tres equipos se unen en Colombia Tierra de Atletas" [Three teams join the Colombia Tierra de Atletas]. El Colombiano (in Spanish). Latin American Newspaper Association. Retrieved 7 December 2019.

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