Luis Felipe Laverde

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Laverde and the second or maternal family name is Jimenez.
Luis Felipe Laverde
Personal information
Full name Luis Felipe Laverde Jimenez
Born (1979-07-06) July 6, 1979
Urrao, Colombia
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb)
Team information
Current team Coldeportes-Claro
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climbing specialist
Amateur team(s)
2001 Polisportiva Autolelli
Professional team(s)
2002 Mobilvetta Design
2003–2004 Formaggi Pinzolo Fiavè
2005–2008 Ceramica Panaria–Navigare
2009–2011 Colombia es Pasión–Coldeportes
2012 Colombia–Coldeportes
2013– Coldeportes-Claro
Major wins
Giro d'Italia, 2 stages
Infobox last updated on
17 January 2015

Luis Felipe Laverde Jimenez (born 6 July 1979 in Urrao) is Colombian professional road bicycle racer for Coldeportes-Claro, having left the Colombia–Coldeportes team.[1] His best results are two stage victories in the Giro d'Italia, in 2006 and 2007.


Pan American Champion U23
Stage 4, Settimana Ciclistica Lombarda
Stage 14, Giro d'Italia
Stage 6, Giro d'Italia
Gran Premio Nobili Rubinetterie
3rd, Giro dell'Appennino
6th Overall, Vuelta a Colombia
4th, Pan American Road Race Championships



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