Ángel Casero

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Ángel Casero
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Personal information
Full name Ángel Luis Casero Moreno
Born (1972-09-27) September 27, 1972 (age 44)
Albalat dels Tarongers, Spain
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Professional team(s)
1993-97 Banesto
1998-99 Vitalicio Seguros
2000-01 Festina
2002-03 Team Coast
2003 Team Bianchi
2004-05 Comunidad Valenciana-Kelme
Major wins
2001 Vuelta a España

Ángel Luis Casero Moreno (born September 27, 1972 in Albalat dels Tarongers, Province of Valencia) is a retired Spanish road bicycle racer who raced professionally between 1994 and 2005.

His first win was at the 1995 Clásica a los Puertos de Guadarrama followed by the 1997 Vuelta a Castilla y León. In 1998 and 1999, he was Spanish national champion; in 1999, he finished fifth in the Tour de France. He finished second in the Vuelta a España in 2000 and won it in 2001. His name was later tied to the Operation Puerto doping case.

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

1995
  • Clásica a los Puertos de Guadarrama
1997
1998
  •  Spain National Road Race Champion
1999
2000
General classification leader (Gold jersey), after Stages 10-12
2001
General classification leader (Gold jersey), after final Stage 21

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France 29 DNF 5 DNF DNF 57
A red jersey Vuelta a España 13 24 DNF DNF DNF 2 1 6 DNF DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

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