Acevedo at the 2014 Tour de San Luis
|Full name||Janier Alexis Acevedo Calle|
6 December 1985 |
Caramanta, Antioquia, Colombia
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||63 kg (139 lb)|
|Aguardiente Antioqueño-Lotería de Medellín
|Infobox last updated on
18 May 2014
While riding for Jamis-Hagens Berman in 2013, he won a mountaintop finish on Stage 2 of the Tour of California, twelve seconds ahead of eventual overall winner, Tejay van Garderen of BMC Racing Team. He subsequently finished third overall in the Tour, and briefly wore the leader's jersey before van Garderen claimed it.
In September 2013, it was announced that Acevedo would move to the Omega Pharma-Quick Step squad for the 2014 season. However, a month later, Acevedo was said to have broken a "verbal agreement" with Omega Pharma-Quick Step, with the intention to join Garmin-Sharp instead.
- 1st, Overall, Vuelta Ciclista a Costa Rica
- 1st, Stages 8 & 10
- 1st, Stage 6, Vuelta a Guatemala
- 1st, Stage 4, Tour of Utah
- 8th, Pan American Road Race Championships
- 6th, Overall, Vuelta Mexico
- 1st, UCI America Tour
- 3rd, Overall, Tour of Utah
- 3rd, Overall, Tour of California
- 1st, Stage 2
- 4th, Overall, USA Pro Cycling Challenge
- 1st, Stage 4
- 5th, Overall, Tour of the Gila
- 1st, Stage 1
- 8th, Overall, Tour de San Luis
- 9th, Overall, Tour of California
- 9th, Overall, Tour de Suisse
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- "OPQS Signs Wout Poels and Janier Acevedo". Omega Pharma-Quick Step (Luxembourg, Luxembourg: Decolef). 1 September 2013. Retrieved 7 September 2013.
- "Report: Acevedo to Garmin". Cyclingnews.com (Bath, England: Future plc). 2 October 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2013.
- Neal Rogers (2 October 2013). "Vaughters confirms Acevedo's signing with Garmin". VeloNews (San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc.). Retrieved 3 October 2013.
- "Janier Acevedo at Cycling Archives". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 3 October 2013.
- "Janier Acevedo at Cycling Base". Cycling Base. Retrieved 3 October 2013.
- Janier Acevedo profile at Cycling Archives
- Janier Acevedo: Cycling Base
- Janier Acevedo: Cycling Quotient
- Janier Acevedo: Garmin-Sharp
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