André Cardoso

André Cardoso

Personal information
Full name André Fernando Cardoso Santos Martins
Nickname Xolas
Born (1984-09-03) 3 September 1984
Porto, Portugal
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 56 kg (123 lb)
Team information
Current team Cannondale–Drapac
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Amateur team(s)
2003 Barbot–Neves–Gondomar
2004 Gondomar Clube de Ciclismo
2005 Santa Maria da Feira–E.Leclerc
Professional team(s)
2006–2008 Paredes Rota dos Móveis–Beira Tâmega
2009–2011 Palmeiras–Resort–Tavira
2012–2013 Caja Rural
2014– Garmin–Sharp
Infobox last updated on
29 May 2016
This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Cardoso and the second or paternal family name is Santos Martins.

André Fernando Cardoso Santos Martins (born 3 September 1984) is a Portuguese professional road racing cyclist who rides for UCI ProTeam Cannondale–Drapac.[1][2] Following a two-year stint with Caja Rural, Cardoso signed with Garmin–Sharp for the 2014 and 2015 seasons.[3][4] Born in Porto, Portugal, Cardoso resides in Andorra la Vella, Andorra and Gondomar, Portugal.[2] In September 2016 Trek–Segafredo announced that Cardoso would join them for the 2017 season with a role as a mountain domestique for Alberto Contador and Bauke Mollema.[5]

Career achievements

Major results


9th Overall Volta ao Algarve
5th National Road Race Championships
3rd Overall GP CTT Correios de Portugal
7th Overall Volta a Portugal
9th Gran Premio de Llodio
9th Overall Troféu Joaquim Agostinho
4th Subida al Naranco
4th Overall Tour of Bulgaria
8th Overall Tour de Gironde
9th Overall Volta a Portugal
2nd Overall Volta a Portugal
1st Stage 10
6th Gran Premio de Llodio
7th Overall Troféu Joaquim Agostinho
10th Overall Tour of Bulgaria
10th Rogaland GP
10th Overall Tour of Turkey
4th Overall Vuelta a Asturias
5th Overall Vuelta a Burgos
6th Overall Glava Tour of Norway
4th GP Miguel Indurain
4th National Road Race Championships
7th National Road Race Championships
10th Overall Tour de San Luis

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro 20 21 14
Yellow jersey Tour
golden jersey Vuelta 21 16 25 18
WD Withdrew
DSQ Disqualified


  1. "Garmin-Sharp (GRS) – USA". UCI World Tour. Aigle, Vaud: Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 2 January 2014.
  2. 1 2 "Profile of André Cardoso". Garmin–Sharp. Boulder, Colorado: Slipstream Sports LLC. 1 January 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  3. Matthew Beaudin (24 September 2013). "Garmin set for dramatic overhaul in 2014". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved 6 November 2013.
  4. "André Cardoso certo na Garmin-Sharp". Jornal Record. Lisbon, Portugal: Cofina, SGPS. 9 September 2013. Archived from the original on 1 January 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2013.
  5. "Cardoso signs with Trek-Segafredo for 2017". 24 September 2016. Retrieved 24 September 2016.
  6. "André Cardoso". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 7 March 2013.
  7. "André Cardoso". Cycling Base. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
  8. "André Cardoso". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 29 May 2016.

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