Jesús Loroño

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Jesús Loroño
Personal information
Full name Jesus Loroño Artega
Born (1926-01-10)January 10, 1926
Larrabetzu, Spain
Died August 12, 1998(1998-08-12) (aged 72)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Major wins
1957 Vuelta a España
1953 Tour de France King of Mountains
Infobox last updated on
July 4, 2008

Jesus Loroño Artega (Larrabetzu, 10 January 1926 — Larrabetzu, 12 August 1998) is a former Spanish professional road racing cyclist during the 1950s and early 1960s. Loroño is most famous for capturing the 1957 Vuelta a España. The previous year at the Vuelta, he finished second to Angelo Conterno by just 13 seconds.

Palmarès[edit]

1947
Subida al Naranco
1949
Circuito de Getxo
Circuito Sardinero
1950
Circuito Sardinero
Vuelta a España:
10th place overall classification
1951
Circuito Sardinero
1953
Tour de France:
Winner Mountains classification
Winner stage 10
1954
 Spain national hill climb championship
1955
Vuelta a España:
4th place overall classification
1956
GP de la Bicicleta Eibarresa
Vuelta a España:
2nd place overall classification
1957
Volta a Catalunya
Tour de France:
5th place overall classification
Vuelta a España:
Jersey gold.svg Winner overall classification
Winner stage 13
1958
GP de la Bicicleta Eibarresa
Vuelta a España:
Winner stage 13A (with Guido Carlesi)
8th place overall classification
Giro d'Italia:
7th place overall classification
1960
GP Mugica
Vuelta a España:
9th place overall classification

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