Rafael Valls

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Rafael Valls
Rafael Valls.jpg
Valls winning stage 2 of the 2010 Tour de San Luis.
Personal information
Full name Rafael Valls Ferri
Born (1987-06-25) 25 June 1987 (age 27)
Cocentaina, Spain
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)
Team information
Current team Lampre-Merida
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Amateur team(s)
2007 Relax-GAM (stagiaire)
2008 Scott-American Beef (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2009 Burgos Monumental-Castilla y Leon
2010–2011 Footon-Servetto-Fuji
2012–2013 Vacansoleil-DCM[1]
2014– Lampre-Merida
Major wins

Stage races

Tour of Oman (2015)
Infobox last updated on
31 March 2014
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Valls and the second or maternal family name is Ferri.

Rafael Valls Ferri (born 25 June 1987 in Cocentaina) is a Spanish professional road bicycle racer for UCI ProTeam Lampre-Merida.[2]

Valls left Vacansoleil-DCM at the end of the 2013 season, and joined Lampre-Merida for the 2014 season.[2]


9th Overall Grand Prix du Portugal
4th Overall Circuito Montañés
10th Overall Tour de l'Avenir
2nd Trofeo Inca
3rd Overall Tour de San Luis
1st Stage 2
1st Jersey red.svg Mountains classification
9th Trofeo Deia
8th Overall Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
1st Overall Jersey red.svg, Tour of Oman
1st Stage 4
8th Overall Paris–Nice[3]
8th Overall Volta a Catalunya


  1. ^ Atkins, Ben (3 January 2012). "Vacansoleil-DCM presented with twelve new riders for 2012". VeloNation (VeloNation LLC). Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Spanish reinforcement: Rafael Valls Ferri in Lampre-Merida". Lampre-Merida (New Master SRL). 12 September 2013. Retrieved 31 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Richie Porte takes Paris-Nice overall victory". cyclingnews.com. 15 March 2015. Retrieved 15 March 2015.