Hernán Buenahora

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Buenahora and the second or maternal family name is Gutíerrez.
Hernán Buenahora

Hernán Buenahora Gutíerrez (born March 18, 1967 in Barichara, Santander) is a Colombian road racing cyclist, who was nicknamed El Cabrito de Barichara during his career. He turned professional in 1990 and placed 18th in the 1994 Tour de France, 10th in the 1995 Tour, 22nd in the 1997 Tour, and 64th in the 1999 Tour.

Riding in the 2006-2007 UCI America Tour events, Buenahora won the overall titles of the Clasico Ciclistico Banfoandes and the Vuelta al Táchira and rides for the Gobernación del Zulia - Alcaldía de Cabimas cycling team. In the prior season, he had been disqualified in the Vuelta al Colombia when, whilst leading the race, he had a non-negative doping control.

Major results[edit]

1994
18th, Overall, Tour de France
1995
10th, Overall, Tour de France
Winner Combativity award in Tour de France
1997
22nd, Overall, Tour de France
1998
1st, Overall, Volta a Catalunya
1999
64th, Overall, Tour de France
2000
6th, Overall, Giro d'Italia
2001
13th, Overall, Giro d'Italia
1st, Overall, Vuelta a Colombia
2006
1st, Overall, Clasico Ciclistico Banfoandes
2007
1st, Overall, Vuelta al Táchira (and two stage wins)
2nd, Overall, Vuelta a Colombia
2008
2nd, Overall, Vuelta a Colombia

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