Team Manzana Postobón

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Team Manzana Postobón
Manzana Postobón Team logo.png
Team information
UCI code MZN
Registered Colombia
Founded 2006 (2006)
Discipline Road
Status National (2006)
UCI Continental (2007–2014)
National (2015)
UCI Continental (2016)
UCI Professional Continental (2017– )
Bicycles Gios
Website Team home page
Key personnel
Team manager(s) Luis Fernando Saldarriaga
Team name history
2006
2007
2008–2009
2010
2011–2012
2012–2014
2015–
Colombia es Pasión
Colombia es Pasión Team
Colombia es Pasión Coldeportes
Café de Colombia-Colombia es Pasión
Colombia es Pasión-Café de Colombia
4-72 Colombia
Team Manzana Postobón

Team Manzana Postobón (UCI team code: MZN) is a Continental cycling team based in Colombia that participates in UCI Continental Circuits races. The team was founded in 2006, becoming a Continental team in 2007. It became a Professional Continental team in 2011 as Colombia es Pasión-Café de Colombia, however with the set up of the European based Colombia-Coldeportes outfit the team went back to Continental level.

In 2016 the team had quality to finally jump up to the Pro Continental level for 2017, the first Colombian professional team in that level since Team Colombia cycling team in 2015.[1]

Team roster[edit]

Rider Date of birth
 Hernán Aguirre (COL) (1995-12-13) December 13, 1995 (age 21)
 Juan José Amador (COL) (1998-04-20) April 20, 1998 (age 19)
 Hernando Bohórquez (COL) (1992-06-22) June 22, 1992 (age 25)
 Jetse Bol (NED) (1989-09-08) September 8, 1989 (age 27)
 Jhojan García (COL) (1998-01-10) January 10, 1998 (age 19)
 Sergio Andrés Higuita (COL) (1997-08-01) August 1, 1997 (age 19)
 Juan Sebastián Molano (COL) (1994-11-04) November 4, 1994 (age 22)
 Fernando Orjuela (COL) (1991-11-04) November 4, 1991 (age 25)
Rider Date of birth
 Juan Felipe Osorio (COL) (1995-01-30) January 30, 1995 (age 22)
 Wilmar Paredes (COL) (1996-04-27) April 27, 1996 (age 21)
 Antonio Piedra (ESP) (1985-10-10) October 10, 1985 (age 31)
 Aldemar Reyes (COL) (1995-04-22) April 22, 1995 (age 22)
 Yecid Sierra (COL) (1994-08-16) August 16, 1994 (age 22)
 Bernardo Suaza (COL) (1992-11-28) November 28, 1992 (age 24)
 Ricardo Vilela (POR) (1987-12-18) December 18, 1987 (age 29)
 Juan Pablo Villegas (COL) (1987-10-15) October 15, 1987 (age 29)

Major results[edit]

2007
1st Stage 5 Ronde de l'Isard, Oscar Sanchez
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Clasico Ciclistico Banfoandes, Sergio Luis Henao
1st Stage 4 & 6, Sergio Luis Henao
1st Stage 3 Vuelta a Guatemala, Jairo Salas
2008
1st Stage 6 Vuelta a Colombia, Rafael Montiel
1st Stage 12 Vuelta a Colombia, Wilson Marentes
1st Stage 4 Vuelta a Guatemala, Jesus Castaño
1st Stage 5 Vuelta a Guatemala, Jeffry Romero
2009
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Cinturón a Mallorca, Sergio Luis Henao
1st Stage 4, Sergio Luis Henao
1st Stage 3 Vuelta a Colombia, Fabio Duarte
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour des Pyrénées, Fabio Duarte
1st Stage 2 Fabio Duarte
2010
1st Stage 4 Vuelta a Asturias, Fabio Duarte
1st Jersey red.svg Overall Circuito Montañés, Fabio Duarte
1st Stage 4, Fabio Duarte
1st Stage 5 & 12 Vuelta a Colombia, Fabio Duarte
1st Stage 6 Vuelta a Colombia, Luis Felipe Laverde
2011
1st Stage 7 Vuelta a Colombia, Jarlinson Pantano
2013
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Ronde de l'Isard, Juan Ernesto Chamorro
1st Stage 3, Heiner Parra
1st Stage 4 Vuelta al Sur de Bolivia, Camilo Suárez
1st Stage 5 Vuelta al Sur de Bolivia, Edson Calderón
2014
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Vuelta Mexico Telmex, Juan Pablo Villegas
1st Stages 1, 4 & 5 (ITT), Juan Pablo Villegas
1st Stage 3, Diego Ochoa
1st  Colombia National U23 Road Race Championships, Diego Ochoa
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Giro della Valle d'Aosta, Bernardo Suaza
1st Prologue, Diego Ochoa
2016
1st Stage 1 Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid, Juan Sebastián Molano
1st Stage 4 Vuelta a Colombia, Juan Sebastián Molano
2017
1st Stages 3 & 5 Volta ao Alentejo, Juan Sebastián Molano

National Champions[edit]

2014
MaillotColombia.PNG Colombian U23 Road Race Championship, Diego Ochoa

References[edit]

External links[edit]