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Mikel Zarrabeitia Uranga (born May 14, 1970 in Abadiño) is a Spanish former road bicycle racer.

Mikel Zarrabeitia
Personal information
Full nameMikel Zarrabeitia Uranga
Born (1970-05-14) May 14, 1970 (age 49)
Abadiño, Basque Country, Spain
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Weight63 kg (139 lb; 9 st 13 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional team(s)
1991–1993Amaya Seguros
1994–1995Banesto
1996–2003ONCE

In the 11th stage of the Vuelta a España 2000 Zarrabeitia cut off the top of his finger. He was trying to repair his distance counter during the descent from Alt de la Rabassa when the accident happened.[1]

PalmarèsEdit

1992
1st, Overall, Vuelta a La Rioja
1st, 1 Stage
3rd, Overall, Tour of the Basque Country
1994
2nd, Vuelta a España
1997
1st, Gran Premio Navarra
1st, Klasika Primavera
2nd, Vuelta a Aragón
1st, Stage 3
2001
1st, Stage 1, Bicicleta Vasca
2002
1st, Prueba Villafranca de Ordizia
1st, Overall, Bicicleta Vasca
1st, Stage 4b
2003
2nd, Paris–Nice

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