Nelson Oliveira

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This article is about the cyclist. For the footballer, see Nélson Oliveira.
Nelson Oliveira
Nelson Oliveira.jpg
Personal information
Full name Nelson Filipe Santos Simões Oliveira
Born (1989-03-06) 6 March 1989 (age 25)
Anadia, Portugal
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb; 10.6 st)
Team information
Current team Lampre-Merida
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Time-Trialist
Professional team(s)
Major wins

National Time Trial Championships (2011,2014)

National Road Race Championships (2014)
Infobox last updated on
2 January 2014
This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Santos Simões and the second or paternal family name is Oliveira.

Nelson Filipe Santos Simões Oliveira (born 6 March 1989 in Anadia, Portugal) is a Portuguese professional road racing cyclist for the Lampre-Merida team.[2] In September 2009 he won the silver medal in the under-23 time trial at the UCI Road World Championships.[3] In November 2009, Oliveira signed with Xacobeo-Galicia.

In September 2010 he went again to the World Championship Sub 23, and was 4th, not repeating a podium by just 4 seconds.[4]

In 2011 he won the National Time Trial Championships and finished seventeenth in the world time trial Championships.

Oliveira left RadioShack-Leopard at the end of the 2013 season, and joined Lampre-Merida for the 2014 season.[2]

In 2014, he won the national time trial championships again. He also won the National Road Race Championships several days later.


1st MaillotPortugal.PNG National Novice Time Trial Championships
1st MaillotPortugal.PNG National Junior Time Trial Championships
1st Stage 3a Vuelta Valladolid (juniors)
3rd Overall, Volta a Madeira
1st MaillotPortugal.PNG National U23 Time Trial Championships
2nd World U23 Time Trial Championships
5th Overall Volta a Madeira
1st Stage 6
1st MaillotPortugal.PNG National U23 Time Trial Championships
2nd European U23 Road Race Championships
2nd Overall, GP du Portugal
3rd European U23 Time Trial Championships
6th Overall Bayern-Rundfahrt
6th Overall Giro delle Regione
1st MaillotPortugal.PNG National Time Trial Championships
17th World Time Trial Championships
1st Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains classification Ster ZLM Toer
3rd Overall Circuit de la Sarthe
18th Summer Olympics Time trial
1st MaillotPortugal.PNG National Time Trial Championships
1st MaillotPortugal.PNG National Road Race Championships
7th World Time Trial Championships


External links[edit]

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