Markel Irizar

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Markel Irizar
TdF 2011 Markel Irizar.JPG
Personal information
Full name Markel Irizar Aranburu
Born (1980-02-05) 5 February 1980 (age 34)
Oñati, Basque Country, Spain
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Team information
Current team Trek Factory Racing
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type All-Rounder
Professional team(s)
2004–2009
2010–2011
2012–
Euskaltel-Euskadi
Team RadioShack
RadioShack-Nissan[1]
Major wins
Vuelta a Andalucia (2011)
Infobox last updated on
8 January 2014
This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Irizar and the second or maternal family name is Aranburu.

Markel Irizar Aranburu (born 5 February 1980) is a Spanish professional road racing cyclist who rides for UCI ProTeam Trek Factory Racing.[2][3] Born in Oñati, Basque Country, Irizar currently resides in Arrasate, Basque Country, Spain.[2] Irizar was diagnosed and treated for testicular cancer in 2002.[2][4][5]


Palmarès[edit]

Sources:[2][6][7]

2005
10th, National Time Trial Championships
2008
9th, National Time Trial Championships
2009
1st, Jersey white.svg King of the Mountains, Tour Down Under
2010
5th, Overall, Tour du Poitou-Charentes
1st, Stage 4
5th, Chrono des Nations
2011
1st, Overall, Jersey red.svg Vuelta a Andalucía
10th, Chrono des Nations
2012
9th, Overall, Three Days of De Panne
2013
9th, National Time Trial Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Pink jersey Giro 90 68 74
Yellow jersey Tour 83 103
gold jersey Vuelta WD 94 114 96 93 86

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RadioShack-Nissan-Trek announces lineup for 2012". VeloNews (San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc.). 5 December 2011. Retrieved 17 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Irizar at Trek Factory Racing". Trek Factory Racing (Deinze, Flanders: Trek Bicycle Corporation). 10 January 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Trek Factory Racing (TFR) – USA". UCI World Tour (Aigle, Vaud: Union Cycliste Internationale). Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Irizar celebrates 10 years clear from cancer". Cyclingnews.com (Bath, England: Future plc). 13 November 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  5. ^ Bjorn Haake (21 February 2011). "Ruta del Sol: Hivert wins second stage, RadioShack's Irizar takes control of the overall". VeloNation (Chevy Chase, Maryland: VeloNation LLC). Retrieved 8 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Markel Irizar at Cycling Archives". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 
  7. ^ "Markel Irizar at Cycling Base". Cycling Base. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 

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