Vicente Iturat

Vicente Iturat Gil (22 August 1928 in Alcalà de Xivert – 18 August 2017 in Vilanova i la Geltrú)[1] was a Spanish professional road cyclist.[2] A sprinter, Iturat won the Points classification in the 1957 Vuelta a España, as well as four stages of the Vuelta a España throughout his career. He also competed in multiple editions of both the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France. He also notably won the Euskal Bizikleta stage race in 1953.

Vicente Iturat
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Iturat in 2013
Personal information
Born(1928-08-22)22 August 1928
Alcalà de Xivert, Spain
Died18 August 2017(2017-08-18) (aged 88)
Vilanova i la Geltrú, Spain
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeSprinter

Major resultsEdit

1952
2nd GP Pascuas
1953
1st   Overall Euskal Bizikleta
2nd GP Pascuas
2nd Trofeo Masferrer
3rd Overall Vuelta a Asturias
1st Stages 4 & 6
1954
2nd Overall Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
1955
1st GP Pascuas
3rd Overall Volta a Catalunya
2nd Overall Euskal Bizikleta
2nd Trofeo Masferrer
5th Overall Vuelta a España
1st Stage 8
1956
1st Stage 4 Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
1st Stage 5 Volta a Catalunya
2nd Overall Volta a Catalunya
1st Stage 5
1957
1st   Points classification Vuelta a España
1st Trofeo Masferrer
1958
1st Stage 4 Volta a Catalunya
1959
1st Stage 3 Vuelta a España
1st Stages 1 & 8 Vuelta a Andalucía
1960
1st Stage 11 Vuelta a España
1961
1st GP Pascuas
6th Overall Vuelta a España
1st Stage 3
1962
1st Stage 2 Euskal Bizikleta

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nos deja Vicente Iturat". Biciciclismo.com. 19 August 2017. Retrieved 23 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Vicente Iturat". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 14 May 2017.