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Richard António Carapaz Montenegro (born 29 May 1993) is an Ecuadorian cyclist riding for Movistar Team.[1] He was named in the startlist for the 2017 Vuelta a España.[2]

Richard Carapaz
Richard Carapaz 2015.jpg
Personal information
Full name Richard António Carapaz Montenegro
Born (1993-05-29) 29 May 1993 (age 25)
Tulcán, Ecuador
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Team information
Current team Movistar Team
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Amateur team(s)
2015 Strongman–Campagnolo–Wilier
2016 Lizarte (from 1/4)
Professional team(s)
2016 Strongman–Campagnolo–Wilier (until 31/3)
2016 Movistar Team (stagiaire)
2017– Movistar Team
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2018)

In May 2018, he was named in the startlist for the 2018 Giro d'Italia.[3] He won stage 8 of the race, becoming the first Ecuadorian cyclist to win a stage in a Grand Tour.[4]

Major resultsEdit

2010
1st   Road race, National Junior Road Championships
2013
1st   Road race, Pan American Under–23 Road Championships
2nd Overall Vuelta al Ecuador
2014
2nd Overall Vuelta al Ecuador
2015
1st   Overall Vuelta a Colombia Under–23
1st Stages 3 & 4
1st Stage 4 Clásico RCN
2016
1st   Overall Vuelta a Navarra
1st Stage 2
2017
2nd Overall Route du Sud
1st   Young rider classification
2nd GP Industria & Artigianato di Larciano
4th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
6th Overall Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid
2018
1st   Overall Vuelta a Asturias
1st Stage 2
3rd Overall Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali
4th Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 8
Held   after Stages 6–13

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2017 2018
  Giro d'Italia 4
  Tour de France
  Vuelta a España 36
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Richard Carapaz". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 30 September 2016. 
  2. ^ "2017 > 72nd Vuelta a España > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 17 August 2017. 
  3. ^ "2018: 101st Giro d'Italia: Start List". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 3 May 2018. 
  4. ^ "Richard Carapaz makes Ecuadorian history as Simon Yates retains overall Giro d'Italia lead". Sky Sports. Retrieved 12 May 2018.