Nuno Ribeiro

Nuno Jorge Ribeiro Gaspar (born 9 September 1977 in Sobrado, Valongo) is a Portuguese former professional road bicycle racer, who rode professionally between 2000 and 2014 for the Barbot–Torrié Cafés, Liberty Seguros–Würth, Liberty Seguros (two spells), Efapel–Glassdrive and OFM–Quinta da Lixa teams. He now works as the general manager of his final professional team, UCI Continental team W52–FC Porto.[1]

Nuno Ribeiro
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Personal information
Full nameNuno Jorge Ribeiro Gaspar
Born (1977-09-09) 9 September 1977 (age 43)
Sobrado, Portugal
Team information
Current teamW52–FC Porto
DisciplineRoad
Role
Professional teams
2000–2002Barbot–Torrié Cafés–Gondomar
2003–2004LA Alumínios–Pecol–Bombarral
2005Liberty Seguros–Würth
2005–2009LA Alumínios–Liberty Seguros
2012–2013Efapel–Glassdrive
2014OFM–Quinta da Lixa
Managerial team
2015–W52–Quinta da Lixa

He was the winner of the 2003 Volta a Portugal, and he also placed first in the 2009 edition, however he was later disqualified due to testing positive for CERA in a doping test and was banned for two years.[2]

Upon returning from the ban, Ribeiro joined Efapel–Glassdrive. He remained with the team until the end of the 2013 season, when he joined OFM–Quinta da Lixa.[3]

Major resultsEdit

2002
4th Gran Premio de Llodio
9th Overall Volta a Portugal
2003
1st Overall Volta a Portugal
1st Stage 5
1st   Mountains classification Tour de Pologne
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
7th Overall Troféu Joaquim Agostinho
2004
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
3rd Overall Volta a Portugal
9th Overall Troféu Joaquim Agostinho
2006
5th Overall Troféu Joaquim Agostinho
6th Overall Volta ao Alentejo
2007
7th Overall GP Internacional Paredes Rota dos Móveis
2008
1st Overall GP CTT Correios de Portugal
1st Stage 8 Volta a Portugal
9th Overall GP Internacional Paredes Rota dos Móveis
2009
1st Overall Volta a Portugal
1st Stage 10
2nd Subida al Naranco
3rd Overall GP Internacional Paredes Rota dos Móveis
4th Overall Vuelta a Asturias
2012
8th Overall Volta a Portugal
2013
9th Overall Volta a Portugal
2014
9th Overall Tour do Rio

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "W52 / FC Porto". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 31 May 2020. Retrieved 31 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Ribeiro suspended for two years for CERA". Cyclingnews.com. July 24, 2010. Archived from the original on July 24, 2010. Retrieved July 24, 2010.
  3. ^ Martins Neves, António (2 December 2013). "OFM-Quinta da Lixa com patrocínios assegurados, inicia estágio nesta segunda-feira" [OFM-Quinta da Lixa provide sponsorship, training starts on Monday]. Pedais (in Portuguese). WordPress. Archived from the original on 16 February 2014. Retrieved 21 December 2013.

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