Antonio Cruz

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This article is about the U.S. cyclist. For the Dominican politician, see Antonio Cruz Torres.
Antonio Cruz
Tony Cruz - Tour Of California Prologue 2008.jpg
Cruz in the Prologue of the 2008 Tour of California
Personal information
Full name Antonio Cruz
Born (1971-10-31) October 31, 1971 (age 43)
Long Beach, California, United States of America
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2001 Saturn
2002–2005 US Postal
2006 Toyota-United
2007 Discovery Channel
2008–2009 BMC Racing Team

Antonio ("Tony") Cruz (born October 31, 1971 in Long Beach, California) is a former professional road bicycle racer from the United States, who last rode for BMC Racing Team. In 1999 Cruz was the USPRO National Criterium Champion, and became professional. In 2000 he finished 3rd at the USPRO National Championships Criterium in Downer’s Grove, Illinois.

In 2004 and 2006 Tony Cruz won the Tour de Nez. He also finished fourth on stage 16 of the 2004 Vuelta a España.

According to David Zabriskie's affidavit page 10 to the USADA he used testosterone in 2004.[1]

Palmarès[edit]

1999
1st United States United States National Criterium Championships
2000
1st 1 stage, Solano Bicycle Race
1st U.S. Olympic Road Race Trials, Member U.S. Olympic Road Team
2001
1st 1 stage, Tour de Langkawi
2004
1st Tour de Nez
1st 1 stage, Tour de l'Ain
2005
1st Tour de Nez
2006
1st Tour de Nez

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Affidavit of David Zabriskie" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-12. 

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