Eladio Jiménez

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Eladio Jiménez
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Personal information
Full name Eladio Jiménez Sánchez
Born (1976-03-10) March 10, 1976 (age 41)
Ciudad Rodrigo, Province of Salamanca, Spain
Team information
Current team retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1998–2003 Banesto
2004–2006 Comunidad Valenciana-Kelme
2007 Karpin-Galicia
2008 Fercase-Rota dos Moveis
2009 Centro Ciclismo de Loule - Louletano
Major wins
Vuelta a España, 3 stages

Eladio Jiménez Sánchez (born March 10, 1976 in Ciudad Rodrigo, Province of Salamanca) is a retired Spanish professional road bicycle racer. On December 7, 2009 the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced that Jiménez had tested positive for erythropoietin (EPO) after winning stage 6 of the 2009 Volta a Portugal.[1] Three days later he announced his retirement.[2] He was suspended until August 11, 2011.

Palmarès[edit]

1994
1st, Spanish National Road Championships, Junior road race
3rd, UCI Road World Championships, Junior road race, Quito
2000
Vuelta a España
1st, Stage 5, Xorret de Catí
2001
1st, Stage 3, GP CTT Correios de Portugal, Matosinhos
2004
Vuelta a España
1st, Stage 10, Xorret de Catí
2005
1st, Overall, Euskal Bizikleta
1st, Stage 2, Tolosa
Vuelta a España
1st, Stage 14, Lagos de Covadonga
2nd, Mountains classification
2006
1st, Stage 5, Troféu Joaquim Agostinho, Torres Vedras
2007
3rd, Spanish National Road Championships, Elite road race, Cuenca
2nd, Overall, Troféu Joaquim Agostinho
1st, Stage 2, Alto Montejunto
Volta a Portugal
2nd, Stage 4, Santo Tirso
1st, Stage 6, Sra. da Graça
1st, Stage 9, Torre
2008
1st, Stage 3, Circuit de Lorraine, Gerardmer
1st, Stage 2, GP CTT Correios de Portugal, Seia
2009
1st, Stage 6, Volta a Portugal, 6th overall (annulled after testing positive for EPO)

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