Pablo Lastras García (born 20 January 1976) is a Spanish former racing cyclist, who rode professionally between 1998 and 2015, entirely for the Banesto team and its later iterations. During his career, he recorded stage victories at the three Grand Tours, winning five stages in total.
|Full name||Pablo Lastras García|
|Born||20 January 1976|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||68 kg (150 lb)|
|Current team||Movistar Team|
He now works as a directeur sportif for the team.
Born in Madrid, Lastras' idols are Bernard Hinault and Miguel Induráin. As a competitor, the 1.83-metre (6 ft 0 in) tall Lastras had a resting heart rate of 45bpm, and weighed 68 kg (150 lb).
Lastras won a stage in the 2003 Tour de France and picked up two stages in the 2002 Vuelta a España. In 2005 he won stage 8 at Tour de Suisse. He also won the Vuelta a Burgos in 2003. In 2007 the team Caisse d'Epargne had announced that they would let him go, but after a stage win in Eneco Tour his contract was renewed for another year. That off-season, in November 2007, Lastras won the second annual Criterium Ciudad de Jaén race, an unofficial two-day competition. In 2008, he won the overall classification in Vuelta a Andalucía, and placed second in a stage of the Giro d'Italia. In 2011, Lastras won stage 3 of the Vuelta a España.
In October 2015, after 18 years as a professional, Lastras announced that he had retired from racing after struggling to recover from pelvic injuries he had sustained in a crash at the Volta a Catalunya in March of that year. He competed in a total of 17 Grand Tours and 29 classics, and took a total of 13 professional victories.
Following his recovery from his accident, in October 2016 it was announced that Lastras would return to Movistar as part of the squad's management team from 2017, becoming a directeur sportif.
- 1st Stage 2a Troféu Joaquim Agostinho
- 1st Stage 12 Volta a Portugal
- 10th Overall GP do Minho
- 1st Stage 4
- 1st Memorial Manuel Galera
- 1st Stage 11 Giro d'Italia
- 1st Stage 4 (TTT) Volta a Portugal
- 3rd Overall GP CTT Correios de Portugal
- 3rd Giro della Toscana
- 9th Overall Tour de l'Avenir
- Vuelta a España
- 1st Stages 9 & 11
- 1st Stage 1 (TTT) Volta a Portugal
- 7th Clásica de Almería
- 7th Giro di Lombardia
- 1st Overall Vuelta a Burgos
- 1st Stage 18 Tour de France
- 1st Stage 2 (TTT) Vuelta a Castilla y León
- 4th Milano–Torino
- 6th Subida al Naranco
- 9th Overall Volta a Catalunya
- 1st Stage 1 (TTT)
- 10th Trofeo Luis Puig
- 1st Stage 8 Tour de Suisse
- 4th Japan Cup
- 4th Clásica a los Puertos de Guadarrama
- 6th Overall Escalada a Montjuïc
- 10th Overall Deutschland Tour
- 1st Stage 6 Eneco Tour
- 6th Overall Tour de Pologne
- 1st Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
- 5th Trofeo Calvià
- 5th Japan Cup
- 8th Paris–Tours
- 9th Overall Tour de Pologne
- 10th Giro del Piemonte
- 3rd Prueba Villafranca de Ordizia
- 3rd Giro di Lombardia
- 1st Stage 3 Vuelta a España
- 3rd Prueba Villafranca de Ordizia
- 7th Overall Vuelta a Burgos
- 1st Stage 3 (TTT)
- 7th Overall Tour de Wallonie
- 9th Vuelta a La Rioja
Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit
|Tour de France||—||—||67||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|Vuelta a España||—||17||55||38||19||48||—||—||—||—||44||74||DNF|
|—||Did not compete|
|DNF||Did not finish|
- ^ "Movistar Team (MOV) – ESP". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 8 January 2013.
- ^ "Pablo Lastras se adjudica el Criterio Ciudad de Jaén" [Pablo Lastras wins the City of Jaén Criterion]. Marca (in Spanish). 2008-11-30. Retrieved 2020-08-04.
- ^ "News Shorts: Pinot to lead FDJ at Volta ao Algarve". cyclingnews.com. 23 December 2015. Retrieved 24 December 2015.
- ^ "Pablo Lastras retires after 18-year career". cyclingnews.com. 30 October 2015. Retrieved 24 November 2015.
- ^ "El ciclista Pablo Lastras regresa, de nuevo, al Movistar Team para incorporarse al organigrama técnico" [The cyclist Pablo Lastras returns, again, to the Movistar Team to join the technical staff]. El Español (in Spanish). 27 October 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
- ^ "Pablo Lastras intègre le staff de Movistar" [Pablo Lastras joins the Movistar staff]. L'Équipe (in French). 27 October 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
- ^ "Pablo Lastras". Movistar Team (in Spanish). Retrieved 25 May 2019.
- Official website (in Spanish)
- Pablo Lastras at ProCyclingStats
- Rider bio