Miguel Ubeto

Miguel Armando Ubeto Aponte (born 2 September 1976 in Caracas) is a male professional road racing cyclist from Venezuela. He turned professional in 2012 with Androni Giocattoli–Venezuela before signing with the UCI World Tour team Lampre–Merida for 2013.[1] In 2011 he won the UCI America Tour.[2]

Miguel Ubeto
Personal information
Full nameMiguel Armando Ubeto Aponte
Born (1976-09-02) 2 September 1976 (age 43)
Caracas, Venezuela
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
Team information
Amateur teams
2001Distribuidora Japonesa-Lotería Oriente TLM
2003–2005Triple Gordo Lara
2006–2007Espoir Du Sud
2007Fundadeporte Carabobo
2008–2011Gobernación de Carabobo
2010–2011Gwada Bikers 118
2011–2012Lotería del Táchira
Professional teams
2012Androni Giocattoli–Venezuela

In May 2013, Ubeto was provisionally suspended for an adverse finding of GW501516.[3] He was later banned for two years.[4]

As a result of this Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) for the use of GW1516, the UCI suspended Ubeto for 14 months for this Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV). The dates of his this suspension were from 16-04-2013 to 5-06-2014.[5]

Following this suspension, Ubeto won the gold medal in the men's cycling road race at the 2015 Pan-American championships in Toronto Canada.[6] The Pan-American games are held once every 4 years, with the next games to be held in Lima, Peru in 2019.[7]

On 7 July 2018, while riding for the team "Venezuela País de Futuro", Uberto won the 3rd stage in the Vuelta a Venezuela.[8]

On 1 August 2018, Uberto was provisionally suspended[9] by the UCI for "Use of Prohibited Methods and/or Prohibited Substances"[10][11]


1st Stages 1 & 3 Vuelta a la Independencia Nacional
1st Stage 2 Vuelta al Táchira
3rd   Pan American road race Championships
2nd Overall Tour de Guadeloupe
1st Clasico Ciudad de Caracas
1st Stage 13 Vuelta a Venezuela
1st Stage 4 Vuelta a la Independencia Nacional
1st Stage 3 Vuelta Internacional al Estado Trujillo
1st Stage 2 Vuelta a Venezuela
1st Stage 1 Vuelta al Táchira
2nd Overall Tour de Guadeloupe
1st Stages 1 (TTT), 2 & 5 Vuelta al Táchira
1st Stage 1 Vuelta a Cuba
1st Stages 2b (TTT) & 8a Tour de Guadeloupe
1st National Road Race Championships
1st UCI America Tour
1st Stages 3 & 7 Vuelta al Táchira
1st Stages 4b & 10 Vuelta a Venezuela
1st Stage 2b Tour de Guadeloupe
1st Clasico Corre Por La Vida
1st National Road Race Championships
1st Overall Vuelta a Venezuela
1st Stage 1 Vuelta al Táchira
1st Road race, Pan American Games
1st Clásico Aniversario de la Federación Venezolana de Ciclismo
4th Copa Federación Venezolana de Ciclismo
1st National Road Race Championships
1st Stage 3 Vuelta a Venezuela


  1. ^ "Lampre-Merida (LAM) – ITA". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
  2. ^ UCI America Tour: Ubeto Aponte wins season title by one point[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Ubeto Aponte provisionally suspended following a doping test". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 15 May 2013. Retrieved 3 November 2013.
  4. ^ Stokes, Shane (30 July 2013). "Four riders each handed two year bans for use of GW501516". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 3 November 2013.
  5. ^ http://www.uci.ch/mm/Document/News/CleanSport/16/67/91/FINAL20141009SanctionsADRVEN_English.pdf
  6. ^ http://www.cyclingnews.com/races/pan-am-games-road-cycling-2015/road-race-men/results/
  7. ^ https://lima2019.pe/en
  8. ^ https://www.esciclismo.com/ampliada.asp?Id=47376
  9. ^ https://puntomedionoticias.info/miguel-ubeto-suspendido-por-doping-por-la-uci/
  10. ^ http://www.uci.ch/mm/Document/News/CleanSport/18/56/48/20180731ProvisionalsuspensionsEN_English.PDF
  11. ^ http://www.sportsvenezuela.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Lista-suspendidos-UCI.pdf

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