Daniel Navarro

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Daniel Navarro
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Navarro at the 2017 Tour de France
Personal information
Full nameDaniel Navarro García
Born (1983-07-18) 18 July 1983 (age 35)
Salamanca, Spain
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Weight64 kg (141 lb; 10.1 st)[1]
Team information
Current teamCofidis
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Professional team(s)
2005–2006Liberty Seguros–Würth
2007–2010Astana
2011–2012Saxo Bank–SunGard
2013–Cofidis[2]
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
1 individual stage (2014)

Daniel Navarro García (born 18 July 1983) is a Spanish professional road bicycle racer, currently riding for UCI Professional Continental team Cofidis.[3]

Career[edit]

Navarro was born in Salamanca.[4][5] Having been one of Alberto Contador's domestiques for most of his career, he left Saxo Bank–Tinkoff Bank at the end of the 2012 season, and joined Cofidis on a two-year contract from the 2013 season onwards.[2] In 2013, Navarro won the Vuelta a Murcia. He later had his first top ten grand tour finish, finishing 9th overall in the 2013 Tour de France. He had to abandon the 2014 Tour de France due to some intense stomach pain.[6] At the 2014 Vuelta a España, he obtained the biggest victory of his career on Stage 13, a medium-mountain stage.[7] He went on to finish 10th overall that year.

In August 2018, after six years away from the WorldTour, Team Katusha–Alpecin announced that they had signed Navarro on a two-year deal from 2019, with a role as a climbing domestique for Ilnur Zakarin as well as having the opportunity to ride for himself on occasions.[8]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2008
4th Overall Deutschland Tour
5th Overall Volta a Catalunya
2009
7th GP Lugano
9th Overall Tour de l'Ain
2010
1st Stage 5 Critérium du Dauphiné
2012
3rd Overall Tour de l'Ain
1st Stage 3
3rd Overall Tour Méditerranéen
2013
1st Vuelta a Murcia
5th Overall Critérium du Dauphiné
9th Overall Tour de France
10th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
2014
8th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
9th Overall Critérium du Dauphiné
10th Overall Vuelta a España
1st Stage 13
10th Vuelta a Murcia
2016
9th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
9th Overall Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
9th Vuelta a Murcia
2017
8th Boucles de l'Aulne
Jersey green number.svg Combativity award Stage 19 Vuelta a España
2018
2nd Overall Route d'Occitanie
7th Overall Tour of Oman
9th Overall Critérium du Dauphiné

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 90 30 43
A yellow jersey Tour de France DNF 48 63 9 DNF 66 DNF 27 45
A red jersey Vuelta a España 13 55 10 30 81
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Daniel Navarro profile".
  2. ^ a b "Navarro leaving Saxo Bank for Cofidis". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 17 August 2012. Retrieved 17 August 2012.
  3. ^ Retsin, Frédéric (8 December 2017). "Les premières photos du stage de l'équipe Cofidis en Espagne" [The first photos of the Cofidis team in Spain]. La Voix du Nord (in French). Groupe Rossel. Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  4. ^ Palmarés de Dani Navarro
  5. ^ Le Tour de France: Daniel Navarro
  6. ^ Alasdair Fotheringham (5 September 2014). "Navarro bounces back after difficult Tour de France". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
  7. ^ Daniel Benson (5 September 2014). "Vuelta a España: Navarro wins stage 13". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
  8. ^ "Navarro signs with Katusha-Alpecin – News Shorts". cyclingnews.com. 28 August 2018. Retrieved 1 September 2018.

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