David López (cyclist)

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David López
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López at the 2015 Tour de Suisse.
Personal information
Full nameDavid López Garcia
Born (1981-05-13) 13 May 1981 (age 37)
Barakaldo, Spain
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
Team information
Current teamTeam Sky
Rider typeClimber
Professional team(s)
2003–2004Café Baqué
2007–2012Caisse d'Epargne
2013–Team Sky
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
1 individual stage (2010)
1 TTT stage (2016)

David López García (born 13 May 1981 in Barakaldo) is a Spanish road racing cyclist. He currently rides for Team Sky.[1]


The biggest victory of his career was the ninth stage of the 2010 Vuelta a España, a mountain stage with 6 categorized climbs on the menu. Lopez went clear of the leading group with 3 km (1.9 mi) to go, crossing the line with an advantage of six seconds over Liquigas–Doimo's Roman Kreuziger.[2]

He joined the Movistar Team team in 2007 after turning professional for Euskaltel–Euskadi in 2005. He left the Movistar Team at the end of 2012 and joined Team Sky for the 2013 season.[1]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2nd Subida a Urkiola
3rd Overall Deutschland Tour
1st Stage 5
4th Klasika Primavera
6th Overall Paris–Nice
6th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
3rd GP Ouest–France
4th Subida a Urkiola
10th Overall Tour du Limousin
3rd Subida al Naranco
7th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
8th Cholet-Pays De Loire
1st Stage 9 Vuelta a España
2nd Klasika Primavera
6th Overall Vuelta a Burgos
7th Overall Tour of the Basque Country
7th Overall Tour Méditerranéen
9th Overall Critérium International
4th Overall Vuelta a Asturias
4th Klasika Primavera
8th Overall Prueba Villafranca de Ordizia
1st Stage 6 Eneco Tour
3rd Overall Tour of Beijing
4th Overall Tour of Britain
5th Japan Cup
3rd Overall Tour of Norway
Vuelta a España
1st Stage 1 (TTT)
Jersey red number.svg Combativity award Stage 12

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Pink jersey Giro d'Italia 40 DNF 69
Yellow jersey Tour de France DNF 51 127 105
golden jersey Vuelta a España 79 14 42 42 DNF 60 66


  1. ^ a b "Lopez added to Sky roster". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 11 September 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2012.
  2. ^ "Vuelta a España 2010: David Lopez wins stage nine as Igor Anton retains overall lead". The Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group Limited 2013. 5 September 2010. Retrieved 1 January 2013.

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