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Richard António Carapaz Montenegro (born 20 May 1993 in El Carmelo) 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 (1993-05-20) 20 May 1993 (age 24)
El Carmelo, Ecuador
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 resultsEdit

1st   Road race, National Junior Road Championships
1st   Road race, Pan American Under–23 Road Championships
2nd Overall Vuelta al Ecuador
2nd Overall Vuelta al Ecuador
1st   Overall Vuelta a Colombia Under–23
1st Stages 3 & 4
1st Stage 4 Clásico RCN
1st   Overall Vuelta a Navarra
1st Stage 2
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

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

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


  1. ^ "Richard Carapaz". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 30 September 2016. 
  2. ^ "2017 > 72nd Vuelta a España > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 17 August 2017.