Winner Anacona

Winner Anacona
Personal information
Full name Winner Andrew Anacona Gomez
Born (1988-08-11) 11 August 1988
Tunja, Colombia
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Team information
Current team Movistar Team
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Amateur team(s)
2008 Centri della Calzatura–Partizan (stagiaire)
2009 G.S. Maltinti
2010–2011 Caparrini
Professional team(s)
2012–2014 Lampre–ISD
2015– Movistar Team
Major wins

Grand Tours

Vuelta a España
1 individual stage (2014)
Infobox last updated on
31 August 2014
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Anacona and the second or maternal family name is Gomez.

Winner Andrew Anacona Gomez (born 11 August 1988) is a Colombian professional road cyclist, currently riding for Movistar Team.


He impressed the team managers after getting second place of the 2011 Girobio, a smaller version of the Giro d'Italia for younger riders.[1] The team signed him for 2012 and 2013. In December 2012, Anacona was injured in a training crash, after he collided with a dog. He suffered a broken peroneal malleolus and dislocated his ankle bone.[1]

In the mountainous 2014 Tour of Utah, Anacona helped his leader Chris Horner obtain the second place of the race, taking the third step of the podium himself.[2] On the mountaintop finish of Stage 9 of the 2014 Vuelta a España, Anacona almost took the leader's jersey by soloing to the line for the stage victory. He attacked from a breakaway of 31 riders and missed the top spot in the overall classification by a mere 9 seconds.[3]

He was named after cyclists Peter Winnen and Andrew Hampsten, but due to a mistake, his first name became Winner instead of Winnen.[4]

In 2015, Anacona went to Movistar on a 2-year contract.[5] He was named in the start list for the 2015 Tour de France.[6]

Career achievements

Track cycling

National Junior Track Championships
1st Team pursuit
1st Points race

Road cycling

1st National Junior Time Trial Championships
10th GP Industrie del Marmo
8th Overall Girobio
10th Trofeo Gianfranco Bianchin
2nd Overall Girobio
1st Stage 5
6th Trofeo Gianfranco Bianchin
10th Overall Tour of Slovenia
1st Stage 9 Vuelta a España
2nd National Road Race Championships
3rd Overall Tour of Utah
6th Overall Vuelta a Burgos
1st Team classification Tour de France
6th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
6th National Road Race Championships
9th Overall Abu Dhabi Tour

Grand Tour General Classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro 62
Yellow jersey Tour 57 69
red jersey Vuelta 19 105 27

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress


  1. 1 2 Ben Atkins (25 December 2012). "Winner Anacona injured in training crash". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 25 December 2012.
  2. "GENERAL CLASSIFICATION STANDINGS". Tour of Utah. Tour of Utah 2014. Retrieved 13 September 2014.
  3. Peter Cossins (31 August 2014). "Vuelta a España: Anacona wins stage 9 on climb to Valdelinares". Future plc. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
  4. "Vuelta Stage 9: Nairo Quintana takes lead as Winner Anacona lives up to name". 31 August 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
  5. "News shorts: US team looks ahead to 2015 Worlds in Richmond". Future plc. 29 September 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
  6. "2015 Tour de France start list". Velo News. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
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