David de la Cruz

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David de la Cruz
Koolskamp (Ardooie) - Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen, 18 september 2015 (B71).JPG
Personal information
Full name David de la Cruz Melgarejo
Nickname Mazoman
Born (1989-05-06) May 6, 1989 (age 28)
Sabadell, Spain
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb; 10.1 st)
Team information
Current team Quick-Step Floors
Discipline Road
Role Climber
Professional team(s)
2010–2012 Caja Rural
2013–2014 NetApp–Endura
2015–2017 Etixx–Quick-Step
2018- Team Sky
Major wins

Grand Tours

Vuelta a España
1 individual stage (2016)

David de la Cruz Melgarejo[1] (born May 6, 1989 in Sabadell) is a Spanish cyclist. He is a member of the Quick-Step Floors team. On 28 August 2016, de la Cruz scored his biggest win of his career so far which he won stage 9 of Vuelta a España from a breakaway and took over the leader jersey and combination classification jersey.[2] For these accomplishments he was voted as the best sportsperson of his hometown, Sabadell, in 2016.[3]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2009
9th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
2010
9th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
2011
2nd Toscana-Terra di Ciclismo
2012
2nd Overall Vuelta a Asturias
4th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
5th Overall Volta a Portugal
1st Jersey orange.svg Young rider classification
9th Overall Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid
2014
10th Overall Tour of California
2016
7th Overall Vuelta a España
1st Stage 9
Held Jersey red.svg after Stage 9
Held Jersey white.svg after Stage 9
2017
1st Stage 8 Paris–Nice
3rd Overall Vuelta a Burgos
4th Overall Tour of the Basque Country
1st Stage 3
7th Overall Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Pink jersey Giro d'Italia 34 DNF
Yellow jersey Tour de France DNF
Red jersey Vuelta a España DNF DNF 7 DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

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