Alex Correia Diniz
|Full name||Alex Correia Diniz|
20 October 1985 |
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||58 kg (128 lb)|
|Current team||Soul Brasil Pro Cycling|
|2006||Nossa Caixa-Sundown-São Caetano|
|2009||Team Vale/Fapi/O Lojão/Gramado/JKS/SEJELP|
|2009||Sejelp/Fapi/Sundown/JKS de Pindamonhangaba|
|2011||Padaria Real/Calói/Céu Azul Alimentos|
|2007–2008||Scott–Marcondes Cesar–São José dos Campos|
|2012||Real Cycling Team|
|2013–||Funvic Brasilinvest–São José dos Campos|
|1st overall and U23 – Tour de Santa Catarina (2007) (BRA)
1st overall – Volta de São Paulo (2006) (BRA)
Alex Correia Diniz (born 20 October 1985) is a Brazilian professional racing cyclist for the Soul Brasil Pro Cycling team. He was born in Recife, and his specialties are climbing and endurance races.
He served a two-year drugs ban between 2009 and 2011, after testing positive for erythropoietin (EPO) and his 2009 results were cancelled. In 2013, racing for Funvic Brasilinvest–São José dos Campos, Diniz won the queen stage of the Tour de San Luis. He soloed to victory after attacking at the foot of the final climb, the Mirador del Potrero, taking the leader's jersey in the process.
- 3rd Brazilian U/23 Cycling Championships
- 1st Overall Volta de São Paulo
- 1st Stage 7
- 3rd Pan American Cycling Championships - Road Race
- 1st Overall Tour de Santa Catarina
- 1st Stages 1 (TTT), 2 & 7
- 1st Stage 3 Volta Ciclística Internacional do Paraná
1st Overall Tour de Santa Catarina 1st stage 4
- 2nd Overall Tour do Brasil
- 7th Overall Tour of Hainan
- "Funvic Brasilinvest-São José dos Campos (FUN) – BRA". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 23 January 2013.
- BikeMagazine article on the 2007 Volta do Estado de São Paulo (Portuguese)
- October 2007 Interview to Prologo (Portuguese)
- "Hushovd på sisteplass i Argentina" [Hushovd in last place in Argentina]. Verdens Gang (in Norwegian). Schibsted. 24 January 2013. Retrieved 24 January 2013.
- Moore, Kyle (23 January 2013). "Alex Diniz gets Tour de San Luis stage 3, overall lead". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 24 January 2013.
- Daniel Benson (23 January 2013). "Diniz climbs to victory in San Luis". CyclingNews. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 24 January 2013.
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