Luis Ángel Maté

Luis Ángel Maté

Maté at the 2011 Tour de l'Ain
Personal information
Full name Luis Ángel Maté Mardones
Born (1984-03-23) 23 March 1984
Madrid, Spain
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb; 11.3 st)
Team information
Current team Cofidis
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
2005 Avila Rojas
2007 Andalucía–Cajasur
Professional team(s)
2008 Andalucía–Cajasur
2009–2010 Diquigiovanni–Androni
2011– Cofidis[1]
Infobox last updated on
16 February 2015
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Maté and the second or maternal family name is Mardones.

Luis Ángel Maté Mardones (born 23 March 1984) is a Spanish professional road bicycle racer who rides for UCI Professional Continental Team Cofidis.[2]

Born in Madrid, Maté has competed as a professional since 2008, competing for Andalucía–Cajasur and Androni Giocattoli prior to moving to Cofidis for the 2011 season.[3]

Career achievements

Major results

1st Stage 5a Circuito Montañés
1st Stage 5 Circuito Montañés
5th Prueba Villafranca de Ordizia
9th Gran Premio Industria e Commercio Artigianato Carnaghese
1st Stage 6 Tour de San Luis
8th Gran Premio Città di Camaiore
9th Trofeo Melinda
1st Stage 4 Route du Sud
Vuelta a Andalucía
1st Mountains classification
1st Sprints classification
5th Vuelta a Murcia
2nd Grand Prix de Plumelec-Morbihan
4th Vuelta a Murcia
8th Clásica de Almería
10th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
Combativity award Stage 6 Tour de France
Combativity award Stages 7, 10 & 16 Vuelta a España

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro
Yellow jersey Tour 130 88 31 43 55
red jersey Vuelta 63 47 42 19 22

WD = Withdrew; In Progress = IP


  1. Philippon, Alexandre (5 January 2012). "Équipes 2012: Cofidis" [Teams 2012: Cofidis]. (in French). Velochrono. Retrieved 8 March 2012.
  2. "Cofidis, Solutions Credits (COF) - FRA". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  3. "Cofidis on the right path for 2011". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 13 January 2011. Retrieved 8 March 2012.
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