Jesús Hernández (cyclist)
Hernández at the 2009 Vuelta a Castilla y León
|Full name||Jesús Hernández Blázquez|
28 September 1981|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||58 kg (128 lb; 9.1 st)|
|Rider type||Climbing specialist|
Infobox last updated on|
5 January 2014
Jesús Hernández Blázquez (born 28 September 1981) is a Spanish road bicycle racer for Tinkoff of the UCI World Tour. Born in Ávila, Hernández turned professional in 2004, and has taken part in the Vuelta a España three times, but withdrew on the first two occasions during the third week. He finished 19th in the 2009 event.
He is well known as being long-term friend and domestique of Alberto Contador - accompanying Contador from Liberty Seguros to Astana to Saxobank/Tinkoff. During the Astana years Lance Armstrong applied to him the nickname "Sweet baby Jesus".
Media related to Jesus Hernandez at Wikimedia Commons
- Jesús Hernández profile at Cycling Archives