Daniel Navarro

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Navarro and the second or maternal family name is García.
Daniel Navarro

Personal information
Full name Daniel Navarro García
Born (1983-07-18) 18 July 1983
Gijón, Spain
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Weight 64 kg (141 lb; 10.1 st)[1]
Team information
Current team Cofidis
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Professional team(s)
2005–2006 Liberty Seguros–Würth
2007–2010 Astana
2011–2012 Saxo Bank–SunGard
2013– Cofidis
Major wins

Grand Tours

Vuelta a España
1 individual stage (2014)
Infobox last updated on
2 March 2015

Daniel Navarro García (born 18 July 1983) is a Spanish professional road bicycle racer for UCI Professional Continental Team Cofidis.[2]


Navarro was born in Gijón. Having been one of Alberto Contador's domestiques for most of his career, he left Saxo Bank–Tinkoff Bank at the end of the 2012 season, and joined Cofidis on a two-year contract from the 2013 season onwards.[2] In 2013, Navarro won the Vuelta a Murcia. He later had is first top ten grand tour finish, finishing 9th overall in the 2013 Tour de France. He had to abandon the 2014 Tour de France due to some intense stomach pain.[3] At the 2014 Vuelta a España, he obtained the biggest victory of his career on Stage 13, a medium-mountain stage.[4] He went on to finish 10th overall that year

Career achievements

Major results

4th Overall Deutschland Tour
5th Overall Volta a Catalunya
7th GP Lugano
9th Overall Tour de l'Ain
1st Stage 5 Critérium du Dauphiné
3rd Overall Tour de l'Ain
1st Stage 3
3rd Overall Tour Méditerranéen
1st Vuelta a Murcia
5th Overall Critérium du Dauphiné
9th Overall Tour de France
10th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
8th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
9th Overall Critérium du Dauphiné
10th Overall Vuelta a España
1st Stage 13
10th Vuelta a Murcia
9th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
9th Overall Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
9th Vuelta a Murcia

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro 90 30 43
Yellow jersey Tour WD 48 63 9 WD 66 WD
red jersey Vuelta 13 55 10 30

WD = Withdrew; In Progress = IP


  1. 1 2 "Daniel Navarro profile".
  2. 1 2 "Navarro leaving Saxo Bank for Cofidis". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 17 August 2012. Retrieved 17 August 2012.
  3. Alasdair Fotheringham (5 September 2014). "Navarro bounces back after difficult Tour de France". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
  4. Daniel Benson (5 September 2014). "Vuelta a España: Navarro wins stage 13". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
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