Vicente Belda

Vicente Belda Vicedo (born 12 September 1954) is a Spanish former professional road bicycle racer, born in Alfafara. He is now the manager of Spanish UCI Professional Continental outfit Fuerteventura-Canarias. Until 2006 he was the directeur sportif of Comunidad Valenciana, which was highly involved in the Operación Puerto doping case.

Vicente Belda
Personal information
Full nameVicente Belda Vicedo
Born (1954-09-12) 12 September 1954 (age 65)
Alfafara, Spain
Team information
Current teamFuerteventura-Canarias Team
DisciplineRoad
RoleTeam Manager
Rider typeAll-rounder
Professional teams
1978–1979Transmallorca
1980–1988Kelme
Managerial teams
2002?–2006Comunitat Valenciana
2007–Fuerteventura-Canarias Team
Major wins
Vuelta a España, 2 stages
Giro d'Italia, 1 stage
Volta a Catalunya (1979)
Setmana Catalana de Ciclisme (1987)

Belda received a penalty for testing positive for the stimulant Methylphenidate (Ritalin) on stage 17 of the 1982 Vuelta a España.[1]

Major resultsEdit

1978
1st, Stage 16, Vuelta a España
1st, Overall, Vuelta a Cantabria
1979
1st, Overall, Volta a Catalunya
1st, Stage 4, Vuelta a Andalucía
1st, Prologue and Overall, Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
1980
1st, Stage 6, Tour of the Basque Country
1981
Vuelta a España
1st, Stage 13
3rd, Overall
1st, Stage 4, Volta a Catalunya
1982
1st, Clásica a los Puertos de Guadarrama
1st, Stage 3, Vuelta a La Rioja
1st, Stage 16, Giro d'Italia
1983
1st, Subida al Naranco
1st, Stage 3, Tour of the Basque Country
1984
1st, Subida al Naranco
1st, Subida a Urkiola
1st, Overall and Stage 3, Volta a Galicia
1985
1st, Escalada a Montjuïc
1st, Stage 8 and 10, Vuelta a Colombia
1986
1st, Escalada a Montjuïc
1987
1st, Setmana Catalana de Ciclisme

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1982 General Information". La Vuelta.com. Archived from the original on 2008-09-21. Retrieved 2008-01-18.

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