Aitor González

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is González and the second or maternal family name is Jiménez.
Aitor González
Personal information
Full name Aitor González Jiménez
Nickname Terminaitor
Born (1975-02-27) February 27, 1975 (age 39)
Zumárraga, Spain
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Professional team(s)
1998 Avianca-Telecom
1999-2002 Kelme-Costa Blanca
2003-2004 Fassa Bortolo
2005 Euskaltel-Euskadi
Major wins

Grand Tours

Vuelta a España
General classification (2002)
3 stages
Giro d'Italia
3 stages
Tour de France
1 stage

Stage Races

Tour de Suisse
General Classification (2005)
Infobox last updated on
September 1, 2011

Aitor González Jiménez (born February 27, 1975 in Zumárraga, Gipuzkoa) is a former Spanish road bicycle racer who raced as a professional from 1998 to 2005. He turned professional in 1998 with Avianca-Telecom; his last was Euskaltel-Euskadi. He won the 2002 Vuelta a España with Kelme after attacking his teammate leading the race. He won the 2005 Tour de Suisse. He also won three stages of the 2002 Vuelta a España, two of the 2002 Giro d'Italia, one of the 2003 Giro d'Italia and one of the 2004 Tour de France. He retired in 2006 after being implicated in the Operacion Puerto doping affair.[1]

Career highlights[edit]

2000
1st Stage 2 Volta ao Algarve
1st Stage 3 Tour du Limousin
2001
1st Overall, Vuelta a Murcia
1st Stage 5
2002
6th Overall, Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 8 Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 19 Giro d'Italia
Jersey gold.svg 1st Overall, Vuelta a España
1st Stage 8 Vuelta a España
1st Stage 10 Vuelta a España
1st Stage 21 Vuelta a España
1st ACP criterium
2003
1st Giro della Provincia di Reggio Calabria
1st Stage 15 Giro d'Italia
2004
1st Stage 14 Tour de France
2005
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour de Suisse
1st Stage 9

Grand Tours overall classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Pink jersey Giro - 6 19 - WD
Yellow jersey Tour WD - WD 45 -
red jersey Vuelta - 1 WD WD WD

WD = Withdrew

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aitor González remarks on Fuentes". Cyclingnews.com (Future plc). 13 December 2006. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 

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