Mariano Cañardo

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Mariano Cañardo
Personal information
Full name Mariano Cañardo
Born (1906-02-05)February 5, 1906
Olite, Spain
Died May 20, 1987(1987-05-20) (aged 81)
Barcelona, Spain
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
Volta a Catalunya (7x)
Infobox last updated on
June 20, 2008

Mariano Cañardo Lacasta (February 5, 1906 in Olite – June 21, 1987 in Barcelona) was a Spanish professional road racing cyclist. Cañardo has won a record seven editions of the Volta a Catalunya (1928, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1935, 1936, 1939). On Daniel Marszalek's cyclist ranking, Cañardo is ranked 92nd.

In 1930, he became the first Spaniard to win the Tour of the Basque Country after placing third in 1928 and he won the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana.

In 1935, he finished second overall to Belgian Gustaaf Deloor and won stage 5 in the first Vuelta a España. He won two stages at the 1936 Vuelta a España. Cañardo won Stage 14 Bourg-Madame to Ax-les-Thermes in the 1937 Tour de France.

Palmarès[edit]

1928
Volta a Catalunya
1929
Volta a Catalunya
Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
1930
Circuito de Getxo
Spain Spanish National Road Race Championship
Vuelta a Santander
Volta a Catalunya
Tour of the Basque Country
Vuelta a Levante
Barcelona
1931
Spain Spanish National Road Race Championship
Madrid
1932
Trofeo Masferrer
Volta a Catalunya
1933
Spain Spanish National Road Race Championship
Trofeo Masferrer
Barcelona
1934
Tour de France:
9th place overall classification
1935
Vuelta a España:
Winner stage 5
2nd place overall classification
Volta a Catalunya
1936
Stage 1 GP Republica
Spain Spanish National Road Race Championship
Volta a Catalunya
Vuelta a España:
10th place overall classification
Winner stages 7 and 15
Palma de Mallorca
Tour de France:
6th place overall classification
1937
Tour du Maroc
Tour de France:
Winner stage 14B
1938
Tour du Maroc
1939
Circuito del Norte (incl. 4 stages)
Volta a Catalunya
Madrid - Lisboa
1940
Clasica a los Puertos de Guadarrama

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