José Pesarrodona

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José Pesarrodona
José Pesarrodona - Tour 1976.jpg
Personal information
Full nameJosé Pesarrodona Altimi
Born (1946-02-01) 1 February 1946 (age 73)
Sant Salvador de Guardiola, Spain
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Major wins
1976 Vuelta a España

José Pesarrodona Altimi (born 1 February 1946 in Sant Salvador de Guardiola) is a former Spanish professional road bicycle racer who raced during the 1970s. Pesarrodona won the 1976 Vuelta a España ahead of Luis Ocaña and Jose Nazabal of Spain. Two years later at the 1978 Vuelta a España, he finished second to Bernard Hinault of France.

Major achievements[edit]

1972
8th Overall Vuelta a España
1973
4th Overall Vuelta a España
4th Overall Giro d'Italia
1976
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Vuelta a España
1st 1 stage Tour de Suisse
1977
8th Overall Vuelta a España
1978
2nd Overall Vuelta a España

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