2012 Movistar Team season

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2012 Movistar Team season
Manager Eusebio Unzue
One-day victories 3
Stage race overall victories 6
Stage race stage victories 18
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The 2012 season for Movistar Team began in January at the Tour Down Under. As a UCI ProTeam, they were automatically invited and obligated to send a squad to every event in the UCI World Tour.

2012 roster[edit]

Ages as of 1 January 2012.[1]

Rider Date of birth
 Andrey Amador (CRC) (1986-08-29)29 August 1986 (aged 25)
 Marvin Angarita[N 1] (COL) (1989-04-11)11 April 1989 (aged 22)
 David Arroyo (ESP) (1980-01-07)7 January 1980 (aged 31)
 Marzio Bruseghin (ITA) (1974-06-15)15 June 1974 (aged 37)
 Jonathan Castroviejo (ESP) (1987-04-27)27 April 1987 (aged 24)
 Juan José Cobo (ESP) (1981-02-11)11 February 1981 (aged 30)
 Rui Costa (POR) (1986-10-05)5 October 1986 (aged 25)
 Imanol Erviti (ESP) (1983-11-15)15 November 1983 (aged 28)
 Iván Gutiérrez (ESP) (1978-11-27)27 November 1978 (aged 33)
 Jesús Herrada (ESP) (1990-07-26)26 July 1990 (aged 21)
 José Herrada (ESP) (1985-10-01)1 October 1985 (aged 26)
 Beñat Intxausti (ESP) (1986-03-20)20 March 1986 (aged 25)
 Javier Iriarte (ESP) (1986-11-11)11 November 1986 (aged 25)
 Vladimir Karpets (RUS) (1980-09-20)20 September 1980 (aged 31)
Rider Date of birth
 Vasil Kiryienka (BLR) (1981-06-28)28 June 1981 (aged 30)
 Ignatas Konovalovas (LTU) (1985-12-08)8 December 1985 (aged 26)
 Pablo Lastras (ESP) (1976-01-20)20 January 1976 (aged 35)
 David Lopez (ESP) (1981-05-13)13 May 1981 (aged 30)
 Angel Madrazo (ESP) (1988-07-30)30 July 1988 (aged 23)
 Javier Moreno (ESP) (1984-07-18)18 July 1984 (aged 27)
 Sergio Pardilla (ESP) (1984-01-16)16 January 1984 (aged 27)
 Rubén Plaza (ESP) (1980-02-29)29 February 1980 (aged 31)
 Nairo Quintana (COL) (1990-02-04)4 February 1990 (aged 21)
 José Joaquín Rojas (ESP) (1985-06-08)8 June 1985 (aged 26)
 Branislau Samoilau (BLR) (1985-05-25)25 May 1985 (aged 26)
 Enrique Sanz (ESP) (1989-09-11)11 September 1989 (aged 22)
 Alejandro Valverde (ESP) (1980-04-25)25 April 1980 (aged 31)
 Francisco Ventoso (ESP) (1982-05-06)6 May 1982 (aged 29)
 Giovanni Visconti (ITA) (1983-01-13)13 January 1983 (aged 28)

Season victories[edit]

Date Race Competition Rider Country Location
21 January Tour Down Under, Stage 5 UCI World Tour  Valverde, AlejandroAlejandro Valverde (ESP)  Australia Willunga
21 February Vuelta a Andalucía, Stage 2 UCI Europe Tour  Valverde, AlejandroAlejandro Valverde (ESP)  Spain Lucena
23 February Vuelta a Andalucía, Overall UCI Europe Tour  Valverde, AlejandroAlejandro Valverde (ESP)  Spain
23 February Vuelta a Andalucía, Points classification UCI Europe Tour  Valverde, AlejandroAlejandro Valverde (ESP)  Spain
23 February Vuelta a Andalucía, Combination classification UCI Europe Tour  Valverde, AlejandroAlejandro Valverde (ESP)  Spain
3 March Vuelta a Murcia, Stage 1 UCI Europe Tour  Quintana, NairoNairo Quintana (COL)  Spain Sierra Espuña
4 March Vuelta a Murcia, Overall UCI Europe Tour  Quintana, NairoNairo Quintana (COL)  Spain
4 March Vuelta a Murcia, Points classification UCI Europe Tour  Castroviejo, JonathanJonathan Castroviejo (ESP)  Spain
4 March Vuelta a Murcia, Teams classification UCI Europe Tour [N 2]  Spain
6 March Paris–Nice, Stage 3 UCI World Tour  Valverde, AlejandroAlejandro Valverde (ESP)  France Lac de Vassivière
2 April Tour of the Basque Country, Stage 1 UCI World Tour  Rojas, José JoaquínJosé Joaquín Rojas (ESP)  Spain Güeñes
5 April Circuit de la Sarthe, Stage 4 UCI Europe Tour  Ventoso, FranciscoFrancisco Ventoso (ESP)  France Pré-en-Pail
8 April Klasika Primavera UCI Europe Tour  Visconti, GiovanniGiovanni Visconti (ITA)  Spain Amorebieta
15 April Vuelta a Castilla y León, Overall UCI Europe Tour  Moreno, JavierJavier Moreno (ESP)  Spain
15 April Vuelta a Castilla y León, Points classification UCI Europe Tour  Moreno, JavierJavier Moreno (ESP)  Spain
15 April Vuelta a Castilla y León, Combination classification UCI Europe Tour  Moreno, JavierJavier Moreno (ESP)  Spain
15 April Vuelta a Castilla y León, Teams classification UCI Europe Tour [N 3]  Spain
28 April Vuelta a Asturias, Stage 2a UCI Europe Tour  Herrada, JesúsJesús Herrada (ESP)  Spain Avilés
29 April Vuelta a Asturias, Overall UCI Europe Tour  Intxausti, BeñatBeñat Intxausti (ESP)  Spain
29 April Vuelta a Asturias, Points classification UCI Europe Tour  Intxausti, BeñatBeñat Intxausti (ESP)  Spain
29 April Vuelta a Asturias, Teams classification UCI Europe Tour [N 4]  Spain
5 May Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid, Stage 1 UCI Europe Tour  Castroviejo, JonathanJonathan Castroviejo (ESP)  Spain Madrid
6 May Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid, Sprints classification UCI Europe Tour  Castroviejo, JonathanJonathan Castroviejo (ESP)  Spain
6 May Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid, Young rider classification UCI Europe Tour  Quintana, NairoNairo Quintana (COL)  Spain
6 May Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid, Teams classification UCI Europe Tour [N 5]  Spain
14 May Giro d'Italia, Stage 9 UCI World Tour  Ventoso, FranciscoFrancisco Ventoso (ESP)  Italy Frosinone
19 May Giro d'Italia, Stage 14 UCI World Tour  Amador, AndreyAndrey Amador (CRC)  Italy Cervinia
9 June Critérium du Dauphiné, Stage 6 UCI World Tour  Quintana, NairoNairo Quintana (COL)  France Morzine
10 June Tour de Suisse, Stage 2 UCI World Tour  Costa, RuiRui Costa (POR)   Switzerland Verbier
16 June Route du Sud, Stage 3 UCI Europe Tour  Quintana, NairoNairo Quintana (COL)  France Arras-en-Lavedan
17 June Tour de Suisse, Overall UCI World Tour  Costa, RuiRui Costa (POR)   Switzerland
17 June Route du Sud, Overall UCI Europe Tour  Quintana, NairoNairo Quintana (COL)  France
19 July Tour de France, Stage 17 UCI World Tour  Valverde, AlejandroAlejandro Valverde (ESP)  France Peyragudes
31 July Circuito de Getxo UCI Europe Tour  Visconti, GiovanniGiovanni Visconti (ITA)  Spain Getxo
5 August Vuelta a Burgos, Mountains classification UCI Europe Tour  Pardilla, SergioSergio Pardilla (ESP)  Spain
5 August Vuelta a Burgos, Teams classification UCI Europe Tour [N 6]  Spain
18 August Vuelta a España, Stage 1 UCI World Tour Team time trial[N 7]  Spain Pamplona
20 August Vuelta a España, Stage 3 UCI World Tour  Valverde, AlejandroAlejandro Valverde (ESP)  Spain EibarArrate
24 August Tour du Poitou-Charentes, Stage 5 UCI Europe Tour  Ventoso, FranciscoFrancisco Ventoso (ESP)  France Poitiers
24 August Tour du Poitou-Charentes, Teams classification UCI Europe Tour [N 8]  France
25 August Vuelta a España, Stage 8 UCI World Tour  Valverde, AlejandroAlejandro Valverde (ESP)  Andorra Andorra–Collada de la Gallina
9 September Vuelta a España, Points classification UCI World Tour  Valverde, AlejandroAlejandro Valverde (ESP)  Spain
9 September Vuelta a España, Combination classification UCI World Tour  Valverde, AlejandroAlejandro Valverde (ESP)  Spain
9 September Vuelta a España, Teams classification UCI World Tour [N 7]  Spain
6 October Giro dell'Emilia UCI Europe Tour  Quintana, NairoNairo Quintana (COL)  Italy Bologna

Footnotes[edit]

References[edit]

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