Ventura Díaz

Ventura Díaz (born 26 August 1937) is a Spanish former road cyclist, who competed professionally from 1961 to 1976. He competed in the individual road race at the 1960 Summer Olympics.[1] He also rode in thirteen editions of the Vuelta a España, finishing 9th in 1974, as well as two of the Tour de France and one Giro d'Italia. His biggest wins were the 1970 Vuelta a los Valles Mineros and the 1970 Vuelta a la Comunidad Valenciana.

Ventura Díaz
Personal information
Born (1937-08-26) 26 August 1937 (age 83)
Santander, Spain
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
1961–1963Ferrys
1964Inuri
1964Licor 43
1965Olsa
1966–1968Ferrys
1969Karpy
1970–1972Werner
1973–1975Monteverde
1976Teka

Major resultsEdit

1961
1st Stage 9 Volta a Catalunya
2nd Subida a Arrate
1962
1st Stage 3 Vuelta a la Comunidad Valenciana
1963
1st Stage 1a (TTT) Vuelta a la Comunidad Valenciana
3rd GP Ayutamiento de Bilbao
9th Overall Eibarko Bizikleta
1964
1st Stage 8 Tour de l'Avenir
1965
2nd   Team time trial, UCI World Road Championships
2nd Subida al Naranco
1966
2nd Overall Vuelta a La Rioja
7th Overall Eibarko Bizikleta
1967
2nd Subida a Arrate
10th Overall Setmana Catalana de Ciclisme
1968
3rd National Hill Climb Championships
1969
3rd Subida a Urkiola
1970
1st   Overall Vuelta a los Valles Mineros
1st Stage 2a
1st   Overall Vuelta a la Comunidad Valenciana
1st Stage 3 Grand Prix du Midi Libre
5th Overall Setmana Catalana de Ciclisme
7th Overall Volta a Catalunya
7th Overall Tour of the Basque Country
9th Overall Vuelta a Andalucia
1971
10th Overall Vuelta a Andalucia
1972
4th Overall Tour of the Basque Country
8th Overall Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
1973
1st Stage 3 Vuelta a La Rioja
1st Stage 2 Vuelta a Segovia
3rd Klasika Primavera
7th Overall Tour of the Basque Country
7th Overall Vuelta a Andalucia
8th Overall Setmana Catalana de Ciclisme
10th Subida a Arrate
1974
1st Stage 4b Vuelta a Cantabria
3rd Overall Vuelta a los Valles Mineros
3rd National Cyclo-cross Championships
6th Overall Volta a Catalunya
9th Overall Vuelta a España
1975
1st Stage 5a Tour of the Basque Country
2nd GP Vizcaya
3rd GP Llodio

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ventura Díaz Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 30 July 2014.