Koldo Gil

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Gil and the second or maternal family name is Pérez.
Koldo Gil
Personal information
Full name Koldo Gil Pérez
Born (1978-01-16) 16 January 1978 (age 36)
Burlada, Spain
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 60 kg (130 lb)
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
Liberty Seguros
Saunier Duval-Prodir
Liberty Seguros Continental
Major wins
Giro d'Italia, 1 stage
Tour de Suisse (2006)
Vuelta Asturias (2007)
Euskal Bizikleta (2006)
Vuelta a Murcia (2005)
Vuelta a Castilla y León (2004)
Infobox last updated on
3 February 2008

Koldo Gil Pérez (born 16 January 1978 in Burlata, Navarra) is a Spanish professional road racing cyclist, currently riding for the UCI Continental team Liberty Seguros Continental. His career highlights include winning a stage of the Giro d'Italia and leading the overall classification at the Tour de Suisse.

At the 2006 Tour de Suisse, Gil took stage 6 and held the leader's yellow jersey until the final stage when he was overtaken by 2004 winner Jan Ullrich in the final stage's individual time trial. He finished a disappointing second.

After Gil was unable to find a team for the 2009 season, he announced his retirement.[1]

Major achievements[edit]

2001 – iBanesto.com
2002 – iBanesto.com
Stage 3 – Vuelta a La Rioja
2003 – ONCE-Eroski
3rd overall – Volta a Catalunya
2004 – Liberty Seguros-Würth Cycling Team
Overall – Vuelta a Castilla y León
2005 – Liberty Seguros-Würth
Overall – Vuelta a Murcia
Stage 7 – Giro d'Italia
2006 – Saunier Duval - Prodir
Overall and Stage 6 – Tour de Suisse
Overall and Stages 1 and 4b – Euskal Bizikleta
8th – La Flèche Wallonne
2007 – Saunier Duval-Prodir
Overall – Vuelta Asturias
Subida al Naranco


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