José Antonio Hermida

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José Antonio Hermida
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Hermida at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Full name José Antonio Hermida Ramos
Born (1978-08-24) August 24, 1978 (age 36)
Puigcerdà, Spain
Team information
Discipline Mountain bike racing
Role Rider
Rider type Cross-country

José Antonio Hermida Ramos (born on August 24, 1978 in Puigcerdà, Girona) is a Spanish cyclist of Galician origin specializing in competitive mountain biking. He won the silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece after having finished in fourth place in the 2000 Summer Olympics.

Career highlights[edit]

2000
3rd in Houffalize, Mountainbike (BEL)
2001
2nd in World Cup, Mountainbike
1st in Napa Valley, Mountainbike (USA)
3rd in Houffalize, Mountainbike (BEL)
2001
3rd in Mont Sainte-Anne, Mountainbike (CAN)
2002
1st in European Championship, Mountainbike, Elite
2003
2nd in Grouse Mountainke, Mountainbike (CAN)
2004
1st in European Championship, Mountainbike, Elite
3rd in World Cup, Mountainbike
3rd in Schladming, Mountainbike (AUT)
3rd in Mont Sainte-Anne, Mountainbike (CAN)
2nd in Olympic Games, Mountainbike, Athene
2005
2nd in World Cup, Mountainbike
2nd in Madrid, Mountainbike (ESP)
3rd in Houffalize, Mountainbike (BEL)
1st in Balneario Camboriu, Mountainbike (BRA)
3rd in World Championship, Mountainbike XC Elite, Livigno
2006
2nd in Spa-Francorchamps, Mountainbike (BEL)
2nd in Fort William, Mountainbike (GBR)
3rd in World Cup, Mountainbike
2007
1st in National Championship, Cyclo-cross, Elite, Spain, Alcobendas (ESP)
1st in Houffalize, Mountainbike (BEL)
2nd in Mont Sainte-Anne, Mountainbike (CAN)
2nd in Saint Félicien, Mountainbike (CAN)
1st in European Championship, Mountainbike, Elite, Cappadocia (TUR)
2nd in World Cup, Mountainbike
2008
1st in National Championship, Cyclo-cross, Elite, Spain, Villarcayo (ESP)
2nd in Ispaster, Cyclo-cross (ESP)
2010
1st in World Championships, Mont Sainte-Anne (CAN)
2012
4th in Olympic Games, Mountain Bike, London

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