Egoi Martínez

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Martínez and the second or maternal family name is de Esteban.
Egoi Martínez
Egoi Martinez.jpg
Martínez at the 2008 Vuelta a España.
Personal information
Full name Egoi Martínez de Esteban
Born (1978-05-15) 15 May 1978 (age 38)
Etxarri-Aranatz, Spain
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb)
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
1999–2000 Caja Rural
Professional team(s)
2001–2005 Euskaltel–Euskadi
2006–2007 Discovery Channel
2008–2013 Euskaltel–Euskadi[1]
Major wins

Tour de l'Avenir (2003)
Vuelta a España, 1 stage

King of the Mountains (2006)

Egoi Martínez de Esteban (born 15 May 1978 in Etxarri-Aranatz, Navarre) is a Spanish former professional road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional between 2001 and 2013.[2] In his first Tour de France, Martínez finished 41st overall at the 2004 Tour de France.

Martínez retired at the end of the 2013 season.[2]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2003 – Euskaltel–Euskadi
1st Overall Tour de l'Avenir
2005 – Euskaltel–Euskadi
4th, Grand Prix Miguel Indurain
2006 – Discovery Channel
12th Overall, Vuelta a España
1st Stage 11
1st Jersey red.svg Mountains classification
Jersey red number.svg Combative Award, Stage 4, Tour de France
2008 – Euskaltel–Euskadi
1st, Mountains classification, Vuelta al País Vasco
Jersey red number.svg Combative Award, Stage 15, Tour de France
9th Overall, Vuelta a España
Jersey Oro Jersey gold.svg Stage 9–12
Jersey Bianca Jersey white.svg Stage 2, 3 and 5
2009 – Euskaltel–Euskadi
1st, Mountains classification, Tirreno–Adriatico
1st, Sprints classification, Vuelta al País Vasco
2nd, Klasika Primavera
2010 – Euskaltel–Euskadi
Jersey white dots on red.svg 1st, Mountains classification, Criterium du Dauphiné

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 22
A yellow jersey Tour de France 41 48 41 61 50 44 39 33 17
A red jersey Vuelta a España 45 12 DNF 9 52 DNF 55 30
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ "Euskaltel-Euskadi (EUS) – ESP". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Egoi Martinez faces retirement, says cycling has given far more to him than it has taken away". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. 28 December 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 

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