Markel Irizar

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Markel Irizar
TdF 2011 Markel Irizar.JPG
Personal information
Full name Markel Irizar Aranburu
Born (1980-02-05) 5 February 1980 (age 37)
Oñati, Basque Country, Spain
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Team information
Current team Trek–Segafredo
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type All-Rounder
Professional team(s)
2004–2009 Euskaltel–Euskadi
2010–2011 Team RadioShack
2012– RadioShack–Nissan[1]
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Irizar and the second or maternal family name is Aranburu.

Markel Irizar Aranburu (born 5 February 1980) is a Spanish professional road racing cyclist who rides for UCI ProTeam Trek–Segafredo.[2][3] Born in Oñati, Basque Country, Irizar currently resides in Arrasate, Basque Country, Spain.[2] Irizar was diagnosed and treated for testicular cancer in 2002.[2][4][5]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

5th Overall Tour du Poitou-Charentes
1st Stage 4
5th Chrono des Nations
1st Overall Jersey red.svg Vuelta a Andalucía
10th Chrono des Nations
9th Overall Three Days of De Panne

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 90 68 74
A yellow jersey Tour de France 83 103 63 93 120
gold jersey Vuelta a España DNF 94 114 96 93 86 89 DNF
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


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