Jesús Hernández (cyclist)
Hernández at the 2009 Vuelta a Castilla y León
|Full name||Jesús Hernández Blázquez|
|Born||28 September 1981|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||58 kg (128 lb; 9.1 st)|
|Rider type||Climbing specialist|
Jesús Hernández Blázquez (born 28 September 1981) is a Spanish former road bicycle racer, who competed professionally between 2004 and 2017, for the Liberty Seguros–Würth, Relax–GAM, Astana, Tinkoff and Trek–Segafredo teams. He now works as a directeur sportif for Polartec–Kometa.
Born in Ávila, Hernández turned professional in 2004, and has taken part in the Vuelta a España three times, but withdrew on the first two occasions during the third week. He finished 19th in the 2009 event.
He is well known as being the long-term friend and domestique of Alberto Contador, accompanying Contador at each of his last four teams as a professional cyclist. During the Astana years Lance Armstrong applied to him the nickname "Sweet baby Jesus".
Grand Tour general classification results timeline
|Tour de France||—||—||—||—||138||90||—||43||DNF||—||—||—|
|Vuelta a España||DNF||DNF||—||19||—||—||43||—||21||—||43||64|
|—||Did not compete|
|DNF||Did not finish|
- Cyclingnews.com Saxo Bank-SunGard signs Contador's top Spaniards 12 August 2010
- "Brambilla signs for Trek-Segafredo". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 13 September 2017. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
From the 2017 Trek-Segafredo squad, Haimar Zubeldia, Alberto Contador, and Jesús Hernández are retiring while Edward Theuns will move to Team Sunweb.
Media related to Jesús Hernández at Wikimedia Commons
- Jesús Hernández at Cycling Archives
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