Egoitz García

Egoitz García

Egoitz García (2014).
Personal information
Full name Egoitz García Echeguibel
Born (1986-03-31) 31 March 1986
Barakaldo, Spain
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb; 11 st)
Team information
Current team Al Marakeb Cycling Team
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
2009 ECP
2009 Andorra-Grandvalira
Professional team(s)
2010–2011 Caja Rural
2012–2014 Cofidis[1]
2015 Murias Taldea
2016– Al Marakeb Cycling Team
Major wins
Paris–Corrèze (2012)
Infobox last updated on
27 August 2016
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is García and the second or maternal family name is Echeguibel.

Egoitz García Echeguibel (born 31 March 1986) is a Spanish professional road bicycle racer who rides for UCI Continental team Al Marakeb Cycling Team. He formerly rode for UCI Professional Continental Team Cofidis.[2]

Born in Barakaldo, García has competed as a professional since the start of the 2010 season, riding as a member of the Caja Rural squad for two seasons before joining Cofidis for the 2012 season.[3] In August 2012, García took his first victory for the team, by winning the two-stage Paris–Corrèze race in France; having finished with the peloton in stage one, García finished second to FDJ–BigMat's Kenny Elissonde on the final stage, after the pair had broken away from the main field.[4] In December 2014 it was announced that García would join the new Basque-based Murias Taldea team for 2015.[5]

Career achievements

Major results

3rd National Junior Time Trial Championships
1st Stage 1 Vuelta Ciclista a Valladolid
1st GP Macario
7th Gran Premio de Llodio
7th Overall Tour of Turkey
8th Cholet-Pays de Loire
1st Overall Paris–Corrèze
3rd Circuito de Getxo
4th Trofeo Campos–Santanyí–Ses Salines
4th Trofeo Platja de Muro
7th Overall Tour du Haut Var
10th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
10th Prueba Villafranca de Ordizia
3rd Overall La Tropicale Amissa Bongo
9th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
7th National Road Race Championships
9th Circuito de Getxo

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2012 2013
Pink jersey Giro
Yellow jersey Tour 115
red jersey Vuelta 101

WD = Withdrew; In Progress = IP


External links

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