Vicente López Carril

Vicente López Carril (2 December 1942, A Coruña, province of A Coruña - 29 March 1980, Gijón, Asturias) was a Spanish professional road racing cyclist from A Coruña. He finished among the top ten riders in the overall classification of several Grand Tours and third in 1974 Tour de France. During his career he also won three stages of Tour de France, as well as a stage in both Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a España.

Vicente López
Vicente Lopez-Carril - Tour 1976.jpg
Personal information
Full nameVicente López Carril
Born(1942-12-02)2 December 1942
A Coruña, Spain
Died29 March 1980(1980-03-29) (aged 37)
Gijón, Spain
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
1966–1975Kas-Kaskol
1976–1978Kas-Campagnolo
1979Teka
Major wins
 Spain Road Race Championship (1974)
Giro d'Italia, 1 stage
Tour de France, 3 stages
Vuelta a España, 1 stage

Major resultsEdit

1971
Trofeo Elola
Giro d'Italia:
Winner stage 5
Tour de France:
10th place overall classification
1972
GP Navarra
1973
Tour de France:
Winner stage 9
9th place overall classification
1974
Le Creusot
  Spain National Road Race Championship
Tour de France:
Winner stage 11
3rd place overall classification
1975
Saussignac
Vuelta a Levante
Tour de France:
Winner stage 17
5th place overall classification
1976
Vuelta a España:
Winner stage 15
Tour de France:
10th place overall classification
1977
GP Navarra
Klasika Primavera
Prueba Villafranca de Ordizia
Vuelta Ciclista Asturias

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