Jorge Azanza

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Azanza and the second or maternal family name is Soto.
Jorge Azanza
Jorge Azanza Soto (Tour de France - stage 8).jpg
Azanza at the 2007 Tour de France.
Personal information
Full name Jorge Azanza Soto
Born (1982-06-16) 16 June 1982 (age 34)
Alsasua, Navarre, Spain
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2005–2006 Kaiku-Caja Rural
2007–2013 Euskaltel–Euskadi
Major wins
Vuelta a Cordoba 2004

Jorge Azanza Soto (born 16 June 1982 in Alsasua, Navarre) is a Spanish professional road bicycle racer. He last competed for the UCI ProTour team Euskaltel–Euskadi.[1]

In 2004, Azanza won his first and still only races, when he finished first in the overall rankings of the Vuelta a Córdoba. He also won Part A of the third stage in the Bidasoa Itzulia in that same year. In 2007 he made his Tour de France debut.

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

9th Overall Vuelta a La Rioja

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 67 33
A yellow jersey Tour de France 81 74
A red jersey Vuelta a España 97 90
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish
Azanza at the 2007 Tour de France, during the seventh stage of the race.


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