Egoi Martínez

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Martínez and the second or maternal family name is de Esteban.
Egoi Martínez
Egoi Martinez.jpg
Martínez at the 2008 Vuelta a España.
Personal information
Full name Egoi Martínez de Esteban
Born (1978-05-15) 15 May 1978 (age 36)
Etxarri-Aranatz, Spain
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb)
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
1999–2000 Caja Rural
Professional team(s)
2001–2005
2006–2007
2008–2013
Euskaltel-Euskadi
Discovery Channel
Euskaltel-Euskadi[1]
Major wins

Tour de l'Avenir (2003)
Vuelta a España, 1 stage

King of the Mountains (2006)

Egoi Martínez de Esteban (born 15 May 1978 in Etxarri-Aranatz, Navarre) is a Spanish former professional road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional between 2001 and 2013.[2] In his first Tour de France, Martínez finished 41st overall at the 2004 Tour de France.

Martínez retired at the end of the 2013 season.[2]

Major achievements[edit]

2003 – Euskaltel-Euskadi
1st Overall Tour de l'Avenir
2005 – Euskaltel-Euskadi
4th, Grand Prix Miguel Indurain
2006 – Discovery Channel
12th Overall, Vuelta a España
1st Stage 11
1st Jersey red.svg Mountains classification
Jersey red number.svg Combative Award, Stage 4, Tour de France
2008 – Euskaltel-Euskadi
1st, Mountains classification, Vuelta al País Vasco
Jersey red number.svg Combative Award, Stage 15, Tour de France
9th Overall, Vuelta a España
Jersey Oro Jersey gold.svg Stage 9–12
Jersey Bianca Jersey white.svg Stage 2, 3 and 5
2009 – Euskaltel-Euskadi
1st, Mountains classification, Tirreno–Adriatico
1st, Sprints classification, Vuelta al País Vasco
2nd, Klasika Primavera
2010 – Euskaltel-Euskadi
Jersey polkadot.svg 1st, Mountains classification, Criterium du Dauphiné

Grand Tours overall classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Pink jersey Giro 22
Yellow jersey Tour 41 48 41 61 50 44 39 33 17
red jersey Vuelta 45 12 WD 9 52 WD 55 30

WD = Withdrew

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Euskaltel-Euskadi (EUS) – ESP". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Egoi Martinez faces retirement, says cycling has given far more to him than it has taken away". VeloNation (VeloNation LLC). 28 December 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 

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