Eduardo Chozas

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Eduardo Chozas
Personal information
Full nameEduardo Chozas Olmo
Born (1960-07-05) 5 July 1960 (age 58)
Madrid, Spain
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimbing specialist
Professional team(s)
1980Fosforera-Vereco
1981–1984Zor
1985Reynolds
1986–1987Teka
1988Kelme
1989–1991O.N.C.E.
1992–1993Artiach
Major wins
Giro d'Italia, 3 stages
Tour de France,
Combativity award (1990)
4 stages

Eduardo Chozas Olmo (born 5 July 1960 in Madrid) is a Spanish former professional road racing cyclist. He won four stages at the Tour de France and three in the Giro d'Italia. He was also chosen as the most combative rider of 1990 Tour de France.

As of 2014, Chozas holds the record for most Grand Tour participations and finishes. He started in a total of 26 Grand Tours (6 Tours, 7 Giros and 13 Vueltas), and finished in 25 of them, only abandoning the 1984 Vuelta a España on the last stage.[1]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

1983
Camp di Morvedre
Clasica de Sabiñanigo
La Rua
Vuelta Ciclista a la Rioja
Vuelta a Andalucía
Giro d'Italia:
Winner stage 5
1985
Tour de France:
Winner stage 15
9th place overall classification
1986
Tour de France:
Winner stage 11
1987
Tour de France:
Winner stage 22
1988
Alconbendas
Clásica Internacional de Alcobendas y Villalba
1990
Vuelta a Andalucia
Giro d'Italia:
Winner stage 2
Tour de France:
Winner stage 13
6th place overall classification
Winner Combativity award

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Year 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993
Vuelta 36 11 14 6 DNF 29 24 36 67 24 33 11 43 22
Giro 16 19 8 45 11 10 32
Tour 9 14 25 30 6 11

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