Santiago Pérez (cyclist)

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Santiago Pérez
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Personal information
Full name Santiago Pérez Fernández
Nickname Santi Pérez
Born (1977-08-05) 5 August 1977 (age 37)
Vega de Peridiello, Spain
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Weight 61 kg (134 lb)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climbing specialist
Amateur team(s)
1999–2001
Saunier Duval
Professional team(s)
2001
2002
2003–2004
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
Major wins

Grand Tours

Vuelta a España
3 Individual Stages (2004)

One-day races and Classics

Subida al Naranco (2010)
GP Llodio (2011)
Infobox last updated on
3 February 2012
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Pérez and the second or maternal family name is Fernández.

Santiago Pérez Fernández (born 5 August 1977 in Vega de Peridiello, Asturias) is a Spanish professional road bicycle racer, who last rode for Barbot-Efapel.

In March 2005, it was announced that he would be suspended for 2 years after having failed a test for homologous blood transfusion during the 2004 Vuelta a España. He returned to cycling in 2007 with Relax-GAM.[1][2]

Palmarés[edit]

2001

1st Stage 5 Vuelta a Navarra
1st Stage 7 Volta a Portugal

2002

4th Overall Tour de Romandie

2004

2nd Overall Vuelta a España
1st Stage 14, 15 and 21

2008

11th Overall Volta a Portugal

2010

1st Subida al Naranco
13th Overall Volta a Portugal

2011

1st GP Llodio

Grand Tour General Classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Pink jersey Giro DNF - - - - - - - - -
Yellow jersey Tour DNF - 49 - - - - - - -
golden jersey Vuelta - 44 2 - - 65 - - -

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Perez to be banned for two years". Cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 30 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Spanish cyclist Perez banned for blood doping". Daily Times (Pakistan). 3 March 2005. Archived from the original on 3 July 2014.