Darwin Atapuma

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Darwin Atapuma
Darwin Atapuma-TDSL2014.jpg
Atapuma at the 2014 Tour de San Luis
Personal information
Full nameJhon Darwin Atapuma Hurtado
NicknameEl Puma
Born (1988-01-15) 15 January 1988 (age 30)
Túquerres, Nariño, Colombia
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight59 kg (130 lb; 9.3 st)
Team information
Current teamUAE Team Emirates
Rider typeClimbing Specialist
Professional team(s)
2009–2011Colombia es Pasión–Coldeportes
2014–2016BMC Racing Team
2017–UAE Abu Dhabi
Major wins
Single-day races and Classics
National Road Race Championships (2008)

Jhon Darwin Atapuma Hurtado (born 15 January 1988) is a Colombian cyclist who rides for the UAE Team Emirates professional cycling team.[1]

After two seasons with Colombia,[2] Atapuma left the team at the end of the 2013 season and joined the BMC Racing Team for 2014.[1] In 2015, he finished 16th in the Giro d'Italia and 56th in the Vuelta a España.[3] In the 2016 Vuelta a España, he held the red jersey after a second-place finish in Stage 4.[4] In September 2016 Atapuma announced that he would join UAE Abu Dhabi on a two-year deal from 2017.[5]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

6th Overall Vuelta al Ecuador
1st Stages 2 & 8
1st MaillotColombia.PNG Road race, National Road Championships
3rd Overall Tour de Beauce
1st Stage 3
6th Overall Coupe des nations Ville Saguenay
6th Overall Vuelta a Colombia
8th Overall Trofeu Cidade da Guarda
9th Overall Tour de l'Avenir
9th Overall Tour de l'Ain
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
8th Overall Giro del Trentino
1st Stage 4
9th Overall Volta a Portugal
10th Overall Vuelta a Colombia
10th Overall Giro di Padania
1st Stage 6 Tour de Pologne
6th Overall Tour of Slovenia
6th Overall Tour of Turkey
9th Overall Tour de San Luis
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Vuelta a España
7th Overall Volta a Catalunya
1st Stage 5 Tour de Suisse
4th Overall Tour of Utah
9th Overall Giro d'Italia
Vuelta a España
Held Jersey red.svg & Jersey white.svg after Stages 4–7
4th Road race, National Road Championships
Jersey red number.svg Combativity award Stage 18 Tour de France

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 16 9 61
A yellow jersey Tour de France DNF 41 69
A red jersey Vuelta a España 56 32 20
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ a b "Darwin Atapuma signs for BMC as American team buy into Colombian climbing revolution". Sky Sports. BSkyB. 4 September 2013. Retrieved 7 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Atapuma makes his mark on Tour of Poland's first stage". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 27 July 2013. Retrieved 28 July 2013.
  3. ^ "LaVuelta.com". LaVuelta.com. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  4. ^ "2016 Vuelta a España, stage 4 | VeloNews.com". Retrieved 2016-08-23.
  5. ^ "Atapuma leaves BMC to join Project TJ Sport in 2017 - News Shorts". cyclingnews.com. 19 September 2016. Retrieved 28 September 2016.

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