David de la Cruz

David de la Cruz
Personal information
Full name David de la Cruz Melgarejo
Nickname Mazoman
Born (1989-05-06) May 6, 1989
Sabadell, Spain
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb; 10.1 st)
Team information
Current team Etixx–Quick-Step
Discipline Road
Role Climber
Professional team(s)
2010–2012 Caja Rural
2013–2014 NetApp–Endura
2015– Etixx–Quick-Step
Major wins

Grand Tours

Vuelta a España
1 individual stage (2016)
Infobox last updated on
28 August 2016
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is de la Cruz and the second or maternal family name is Melgarejo.

David de la Cruz Melgarejo[1] (born May 6, 1989 in Sabadell) is a Spanish cyclist. He is a member of the Etixx–Quick-Step team. On 28 August 2016, de la Cruz scored his biggest win of his career so far which he won stage 9 of Vuelta a Espana from a breakaway and took over the leader jersey and combination classification jersey.[2]

Career achievements

Major results

9th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
9th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
2nd Toscana-Terra di Ciclismo
2nd Overall Vuelta a Asturias
4th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
5th Overall Volta a Portugal
1st Young rider classification
9th Overall Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid
10th Overall Tour of California
7th Overall Vuelta a España
1st Stage 9
Held after Stage 9
Held after Stage 9

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2013 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro d'Italia 34 WD
Yellow jersey Tour de France WD
Red jersey Vuelta a España WD WD 7
Did not compete


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