Beñat Intxausti

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Beñat Intxausti
Beñat Intxausti CD 2011.jpg
Intxausti at the 2011 Criterium du Dauphine.
Personal information
Full name Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga
Born (1986-03-20) 20 March 1986 (age 28)
Amorebieta-Etxano, Spain
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 61 kg (134 lb)
Team information
Current team Movistar Team
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type All-rounder
Professional team(s)
Nicolas Mateos
Saunier Duval-Scott
Movistar Team
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2013)

Stage races

Tour of Beijing (2013)
Infobox last updated on
4 May 2014
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Intxausti and the second or maternal family name is Elorriaga.

Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (born 20 March 1986 in Amorebieta-Etxano, Biscay) is a Spanish professional road bicycle racer for UCI ProTour team Movistar Team.[1]


In 2012, he won the Vuelta a Asturias and finished 10th overall in the Vuelta a España despite working for his team leader, Alejandro Valverde. In 2013, Intxausti won stage 16 in the Giro d'Italia after being part of a breakaway and later finished 8th overall. He also had the leaders' jersey for one day. In the Tour of Beijing, Intxausti won the only mountain stage and claimed the general classification victory.[2]


1st Stage 3 Vuelta a Salamanca
1s Memorial Avelino Camacho
2nd Overall Bidasoa Itzulia
1st Stage 3
7th Overall Vuelta a Burgos
8th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
1st Stage 3b (ITT) Vuelta a Asturias
2nd Overall Tour of the Basque Country
3rd Overall Vuelta a Asturias
4th Overall Tour of the Basque Country
5th Overall Tour de Romandie
1st Overall Vuelta a Asturias
1st Points classification
10th Overall Vuelta a España
1st Stage 1 (TTT)
1st Jersey red.svg Overall Tour of Beijing
1st Stage 4
4th Klasika Primavera
8th Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 16
8th Overall Tour of the Basque Country
3rd Overall, Tour de Pologne[3]
6th Overall Tour de Romandie
10th Klasika Primavera

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Pink jersey Giro 38 8
Yellow jersey Tour WD
red jersey Vuelta 60 WD 86 10 87

WD = Withdrew; In Progress = IP


  1. ^ Stokes, Shane (30 December 2011). "Juan Jose Cobo signs two year contract with Movistar team". VeloNation (VeloNation LLC). Retrieved 4 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Stephen Farrand (15 October 2013). "Tour of Beijing: Intxausti wins overall". (Future plc). Retrieved 15 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Tour of Poland: Rafal Majka secures home victory following final time trial". 10 August 2014. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 

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