Movistar Team (women's team)

Movistar Team is a professional road bicycle racing women's team which participates in elite women's races. The title sponsor is the Spanish mobile telephone company Telefónica, with the team riding under the name of the company's brand Movistar.[1]

Movistar Team
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Team information
Founded2017 (2017)
WebsiteTeam home page
Key personnel
General managerSebastián Unzue
Team manager(s)Pablo Lastras
Team name history
Movistar Team
Current season


In September 2017, Movistar Team announced it would join the likes of Team Sunweb, Orica–Scott, FDJ and Astana in the creation of a predominantly Spanish women's team aimed at developing women's cycling within Spain.[2][3][4]

In early October 2017, the inaugural roster was announced:[5] Mavi García, Spanish national time trial champion – Lourdes Oyarbide and Lorena Llamas joining from BZK Emakumeen Bira. Alicia González Blanco, Eider Merino Cortazar and Alba Teruel Ribes joining from Lointek and with two international athletes also joining – Aude Biannic from FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine Futuroscope and Małgorzata Jasińska joining the team from US-based squad, Cylance Pro Cycling.[5] In the same week Rachel Neylan (Orica–Scott) was added to the line-up.[6] In November Movistar announced their final tenth rider addition to the 2018 roster, from Lointek, Gloria Rodríguez.[7]

Team rosterEdit

As of 12 January 2021.[8]
Rider Date of birth
  Katrine Aalerud (NOR) (1994-12-04) 4 December 1994 (age 27)
  Aude Biannic (FRA) (1991-03-27) 27 March 1991 (age 31)
  Jelena Erić (SRB) (1996-01-15) 15 January 1996 (age 26)
  Alicia González Blanco (ESP) (1995-05-27) 27 May 1995 (age 27)
  Barbara Guarischi (ITA) (1990-10-02) 2 October 1990 (age 31)
  Sheyla Gutiérrez (ESP) (1994-01-01) 1 January 1994 (age 28)
  Sara Martín (ESP) (1999-03-22) 22 March 1999 (age 23)
Rider Date of birth
  Emma Norsgaard Jørgensen (DNK) (1999-07-26) 26 July 1999 (age 23)
  Lourdes Oyarbide (ESP) (1994-04-08) 8 April 1994 (age 28)
  Paula Patiño (COL) (1997-03-29) 29 March 1997 (age 25)
  Gloria Rodríguez (ESP) (1992-03-06) 6 March 1992 (age 30)
  Alba Teruel Ribes (ESP) (1996-08-17) 17 August 1996 (age 25)
  Leah Thomas (USA) (1989-05-30) 30 May 1989 (age 33)
  Annemiek van Vleuten (NED) (1982-10-08) 8 October 1982 (age 39)

Major resultsEdit

  Valencian rider classification Semana Ciclista Valenciana, Alba Teruel
Trofeo Roldan, Gloria Rodríguez
Vuelta a Murcia, Gloria Rodríguez
Balmaseda, Eider Merino
Gran Premio Muniadona, Lourdes Oyarbide
  Mountains classification Tour de Yorkshire Women's Race, Mavi Garcia
Stage 4 Vuelta a Burgos Feminas, Lourdes Oyarbide
Team classification Emakumeen Euskal Bira
La Périgord Ladies, Sheyla Gutiérrez
  Young rider classification Healthy Ageing Tour, Emma Norsgaard Jørgensen
Dwars door Vlaanderen, Annemiek van Vleuten
Tour of Flanders, Annemiek van Vleuten
  Overall Ceratizit Festival Elsy Jacobs, Emma Norsgaard Jørgensen
Stages 1 & 2, Emma Norsgaard Jørgensen
  Overall Setmana Ciclista Valenciana, Annemiek van Vleuten
Stage 1, Annemiek van Vleuten
Emakumeen Nafarroako Klasikoa, Annemiek van Vleuten
Stage 1 Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Emma Norsgaard Jørgensen
Stage 6 Giro Rosa, Emma Norsgaard Jørgensen
  Olympic Time Trial, Annemiek van Vleuten
San Sebastian, Annemiek van Vleuten
  Overall Ladies Tour of Norway, Annemiek van Vleuten
Stage 3, Annemiek van Vleuten
  Overall Challenge by La Vuelta, Annemiek van Vleuten
Stages 2 (ITT) & 3, Annemiek van Vleuten
  Overall Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Leah Thomas
Stage 2, Leah Thomas
  Overall Setmana Ciclista Valenciana, Annemiek van Vleuten
Stage 3, Annemiek van Vleuten
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, Annemiek van Vleuten
Le Samyn, Emma Norsgaard Jørgensen
Liège–Bastogne–Liège, Annemiek van Vleuten
Stages 1 & 2 Vuelta Ciclista Andalucia Ruta Del Sol, Arlenis Sierra
Emakumeen Nafarroako Women's Elite Classics, Sarah Gigante
  Overall Giro d'Italia Donne, Annemiek van Vleuten
Stages 4 & 8, Annemiek van Vleuten
  Overall Tour de France Femmes, Annemiek van Vleuten
Stages 7 & 8, Annemiek van Vleuten

National ChampionsEdit

  France Road Race, Aude Biannic
  Poland Time Trial, Małgorzata Jasińska
  Spain Time Trial, Margarita Victoria Garcia
  Spain Under-23 Time Trial, Alba Teruel
  Poland Road Race, Małgorzata Jasińska
  Spain Road Race, Eider Merino
  Spain Time Trial, Sheyla Gutiérrez
  Norway Time Trial, Katrine Aalerud
  Denmark Time Trial, Emma Norsgaard
  Norway Time Trial, Katrine Aalerud
  Serbia Road Race, Jelena Erić
  Olympic Time Trial, Annemiek van Vleuten
  Panamerican Road Race, Arlenis Sierra
  Denmark Time Trial, Emma Norsgaard
  Serbia Road Race, Jelena Erić


  1. ^ "Telefonica to take over as Caisse d'Epargne sponsor from 2011 -". Retrieved 13 August 2010.
  2. ^ "Movistar set to launch new women's team for 2018 season? – Cycling Weekly". 30 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Movistar Team to launch women's team in 2018". Movistar Team.
  4. ^ "Movistar confirm women's team for 2018 -". 11 September 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Movistar reveals new women's team line-up for 2018 -". 2 October 2017.
  6. ^ "El Movistar féminas ficha a la australiana Neylan -". 6 October 2017.
  7. ^ "DAYER QUINTANA, GLORIA RODRÍGUEZ COMPLETE 2018 MOV LINEUP". Movistar. 2 November 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2017.
  8. ^ "Movistar Team Women". Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 12 January 2021. Retrieved 12 January 2021.

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