Carlos Alzate

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Carlos Alzate
Personal information
Full name Carlos Eduardo Alzate Escobar
Born (1983-03-23) 23 March 1983 (age 34)
Tuluá, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
Team information
Current team UnitedHealthcare
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Amateur team(s)
2010 Rock Racing–Murcia
2010 Super Giros
Professional team(s)
2007 Colombia es Pasión
2008 Toshiba-Santo
2011–2012 Team Exergy
2013– UnitedHealthcare
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Alzate and the second or maternal family name is Escobar.

Carlos Eduardo Alzate Escobar (born March 23, 1983 in Tuluá, Valle del Cauca) is a male professional track and road racing cyclist from Colombia, who competes for the UnitedHealthcare team.[1] He won a silver medal for his native country at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil alongside Juan Pablo Forero, Arles Castro and Jairo Pérez in the Men's Track Team Pursuit. He competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, PR China.

Major results[edit]

2003
1st in Aguascalientes, Team Pursuit
alongside José Serpa, Alexander González, and Juan Pablo Forero
2nd National Points Race Championships
2004
1st Stage 4 Vuelta a Colombia Sub-23
2005
3rd National Individual Pursuit Championships
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Pan American Championships, Track, Team Pursuit
International Cycling Classic
1st Stages 7 & 13
2006
1st Stage 8 Vuelta a El Salvador
2007
1st Stage 4 Vuelta al Valle del Cauca
Pan American Championships
1st Individual pursuit
1st Team pursuit (alongside Jairo Pérez, Arles Castro, and Juan Pablo Forero)
2nd, silver medalist(s) Pan American Games, Track, Team Pursuit
alongside Jairo Pérez, Arles Castro, and Juan Pablo Forero
2008
1st Stage 12 International Cycling Classic
2009
1st Stage 5 Vuelta a Cundinamarca
2011
5th Stage 4 San Dimas Stage Race
4th Sea Otter Classic Criterium
6th Sea Otter Classic Circuit Race
3rd Roswell Criterium
3rd Beaufort Memorial Classic
3rd Global Imports Sandy Springs Cycling Challenge
1st 13th Annual Ontario GP
2012
1st Circuito Feria de Manizales
3rd Stage 2 Redlands Bicycle Classic
2nd Sunny King Criterium
1st USA Crits speedweek Walterboro Criterium
1st USA Crits speedweek Sandy Springs Criterium
1st Stage 2 Nature Valley Grand Prix
1st Stage 4 Cascade Classic
2013
1st Sunny King Criterium
1st Costal Empire Cycling Festival
1st USA Crits speedweek
1st Belmont Criterium
1st Tour de Grove
1st Base Camp International Basking Ridge
2nd Glencoe GP
2nd Stage 1 Tulsa Tough
2nd Stage 2 Tulsa Tough
2nd Chris Thater memorial Criterium
3rd USA Crits Finals, Las Vegas[2]
2014
4th Stage 7 Ronde van Langkawi
6th Stage 2 Air Force Cycling Classic
7th Stage 1 Air Force Cycling Classic
9th Winston Salem Cycling Classic Criterium
1st Charlotte Belmont Omnium
1st Sunny King Criterium
3rd Stage 12 Tour of Qinghai Lake
2015
7th Dana Point Grand Prix[3]
7th Wilmington Grand Prix[4]
8th Winston-Salem Classic Criterium[5]
2016
1st Stage 3 Joe Martin Stage Race
2nd Clarendon Cup[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team (UHC) - USA". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Malach, Pat (2 February 2015). "Keough leads UnitedHealthcare sweep in Vegas". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 2 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Menzies sprints to Dana Point Grand Prix victory". cyclingnews.com. 4 May 2015. Retrieved 4 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "White, Pic claim Wilmington GP victories". cyclingnews.com. 18 May 2015. Retrieved 20 May 2015. 
  5. ^ Weislo, Laura (31 May 2015). "White takes Winston-Salem criterium win". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 3 December 2015. 
  6. ^ "Magner claims Clarendon Cup victory". cyclingnews.com. 11 June 2016. Retrieved 4 September 2016. 

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