Nelson Oliveira

This article is about the cyclist. For the footballer, see Nélson Oliveira.
This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Santos Simões and the second or paternal family name is Oliveira.
Nelson Oliveira

Oliveira in April 2015
Personal information
Full name Nelson Filipe Santos Simões Oliveira
Born (1989-03-06) 6 March 1989
Anadia, Portugal
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb; 10.6 st)
Team information
Current team Movistar Team
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Time trialist
Professional team(s)
2010 Xacobeo–Galicia
2011 Team RadioShack
2012–2013 RadioShack–Nissan[1]
2014–2015 Lampre–Merida
2016– Movistar Team
Major wins

Grand Tours

Vuelta a España
1 individual stages (2015)

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (2014)
National Time Trial Championships
(2011, 2014–2016)
Infobox last updated on
4 September 2015

Nelson Filipe Santos Simões Oliveira (born 6 March 1989 in Anadia, Portugal) is a Portuguese professional road racing cyclist riding for UCI ProTour team Movistar Team.[2]


In September 2009, he won the silver medal in the under-23 time trial at the UCI Road World Championships.[3] In November 2009, Oliveira signed with Xacobeo–Galicia.

In September 2010, he went again to the World Championships Sub 23, and was 4th, not repeating a podium by just 4 seconds.[4] In 2011 he won the National Time Trial Championships and finished 17th in the world time trial Championships.

Oliveira left RadioShack–Leopard at the end of the 2013 season, and joined Lampre–Merida for the 2014 season.[5] In 2014, he won the national time trial championships again. He also won the National Road Race Championships several days later. In September 2015 it was reported that Oliveira would leave Lampre–Merida and join Movistar Team for 2016.[6]

Career achievements

Major results

1st National Junior Time Trial Championships
1st Stage 3a Vuelta Valladolid (juniors)
3rd Overall Volta a Madeira
1st National Under-23 Time Trial Championships
2nd World U23 Time Trial Championships
5th Overall Volta a Madeira
1st Stage 6
1st National Under-23 Time Trial Championships
2nd European U23 Road Race Championships
2nd Overall GP du Portugal
3rd European U23 Time Trial Championships
6th Overall Bayern-Rundfahrt
6th Overall Giro delle Regione
1st National Time Trial Championships
1st Mountains classification Ster ZLM Toer
3rd Overall Circuit de la Sarthe
1st National Time Trial Championships
1st National Road Race Championships
7th World Time Trial Championships
1st National Time Trial Championships
1st Stage 13 Vuelta a España
5th Chrono des Nations
1st National Time Trial Championships
3rd Overall Tour du Poitou Charentes
4th European Time Trial Championships
7th Time trial, Olympic Games

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro 64 81
Yellow jersey Tour 87 47 80
red jersey Vuelta 118 21

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress


  1. "RadioShack-Nissan-Trek announces lineup for 2012". VeloNews. Competitor Group, Inc. 5 December 2011. Retrieved 17 January 2012.
  2. (2015-09-17). "El Movistar Team ficha a Nelson Oliveira". (in Spanish). Retrieved 2016-08-10.
  3. Bobridge conquers Swiss Worlds course for gold, Oliveira second by 18"
  4. Phinney claims rainbow bands for USA
  5. "Nélson Filipe Santos Simões Oliveira: Portuguese youth for Lampre-Merida". Lampre–Merida. New Master SRL. 26 September 2013. Retrieved 4 November 2013.
  6. (2015-09-17). "El Movistar Team ficha a Nelson Oliveira". (in Spanish). Retrieved 2016-08-10.
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