Francisco Ventoso

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Francisco Ventoso
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Ventoso at the 2009 Vuelta Ciclista a la Comunidad de Madrid.
Personal information
Full name Francisco José Ventoso Alberdi
Nickname Fran
Born (1982-05-06) 6 May 1982 (age 35)
Reinosa, Spain
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Team information
Current team BMC Racing Team
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Professional team(s)
2004–2007 Saunier Duval–Prodir
2008 Andalucía–Cajasur
2009–2010 Carmiooro A Style
2011–2016 Movistar Team[1]
2017– BMC Racing Team
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
2 individual stages (2011, 2012)
Vuelta a España
1 individual stage (2006)
1 TTT stage (2017)

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (2012)
Paris–Brussels (2010)

Francisco José Ventoso Alberdi (born 6 May 1982) is a Spanish road racing cyclist who rides for UCI ProTeam, the BMC Racing Team.[2] Ventoso turned professional with Saunier Duval–Prodir in 2004 before moving to Andalucía–Cajasur in 2008. He won the 2010 Paris–Brussels in a bunch sprint.[3] On the back his victory in the one-day classic and 3 other stage wins, he was included in the Spanish squad to ride at the World Championships in Geelong.[4]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2004
1st Stage 1 Tour of Qatar
2005
4th Trofeo Luis Puig
2006
1st Stage 3 Vuelta a España
1st Stage 4a Euskal Bizikleta
2007
4th Gent–Wevelgem
10th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
1st Stages 2, 3 & 5
2008
1st Stage 3 Vuelta a Castilla y León
4th Overall Vuelta a La Rioja
1st Stage 1
2009
1st Overall Cinturó de l'Empordà
1st Stages 1 & 2
1st Overall Tour of Hainan
1st Stage 4
1st Overall Paris–Corrèze
1st Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
1st Stage 1 Tour du Gévaudan Languedoc-Roussillon
1st Stage 2 Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid
2010
1st Paris–Brussels
1st Stage 5 Vuelta a Andalucía
1st Stage 2 Ster Elektrotoer
1st Stage 2 Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid
2011
Vuelta a Castilla y León
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stages 1 & 2
1st Stage 6 Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 5 Tour Down Under
1st Stage 3 Vuelta a Andalucía
2nd Trofeo Palma de Mallorca
2012
1st MaillotEspaña.PNG Road race, National Road Championships
1st Stage 9 Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 4 Circuit de la Sarthe
1st Stage 5 Tour du Poitou-Charentes
2013
5th Trofeo Palma de Mallorca
5th Gran Premio Nobili Rubinetterie
6th Trofeo Campos–Santanyí–Ses Salines
6th Clásica de Almería
8th GP Ouest–France
2014
2nd Trofeo Muro-Port d'Alcúdia
3rd Gran Premio Nobili Rubinetterie
4th Clásica de Almería
8th Trofeo Ses Salines
2017
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Vuelta a España

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia DNF DNF 92 66 125 94
A yellow jersey Tour de France 78 DNF 139
A red jersey Vuelta a España 93 78 81 92
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Francisco Ventoso at Wikimedia Commons