Miranda–Mortágua

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Miranda–Mortágua
Team information
UCI codeMIR
RegisteredPortugal
Founded1999 (1999)
DisciplineRoad
StatusContinental (2018–)
BicyclesOrbea
ComponentsMiranda
WebsiteTeam home page
Key personnel
General managerPedro Silva
Team name history
2002
2003–2006
2007
2008
2009
2010–2011
2012
2013–2016
2017
2018–
Labialfarma–Mortágua
Mortágua–Anicolor
ERA–Mortágua–SIPER
Mortágua–ERA–DR Seguros
Mortágua–DR Seguros
Mortágua–Basi
Mortágua
Anicolor
Miranda–Mortágua
Miranda–Mortágua (MIR)
Team colours Team colours Team colours
Jersey

Miranda–Mortágua (UCI team code: MIR) is a Portuguese men's cycling team focusing on junior development. The team was founded by former professional racing cyclist Pedro Silva.

History[edit]

Velo Clube do Centro was established in 1999 as Mortágua Clube duas Rodas. Based in Mortágua, the club achieved several national championships in diverse categories.

For the 2018 season, Federação Portuguesa de Ciclismo allotted three new licenses for development teams, the team was promoted to UCI Continental status with sponsorship from Miranda e Irmão, a bicycle components company based in Águeda, and Mortágua municipality, supporters from the very beginning.[1]

Team roster[edit]

Rider Date of birth
 António Barbio (POR) (1993-12-16) December 16, 1993 (age 25)
 Francisco Campos (POR) (1997-10-10) October 10, 1997 (age 21)
 Gonçalo Carvalho (POR) (1997-12-03) December 3, 1997 (age 21)
 Artur Chaves (POR) (1999-08-20) August 20, 1999 (age 19)
 Damien Cordeiro (FRA) (1997-12-09) 9 December 1997 (age 21)
 Tiago Leal (POR) (1999-10-22) October 22, 1999 (age 19)
 Jorge Magalhães (POR) (1997-02-10) February 10, 1997 (age 22)
Rider Date of birth
 Nuno Meireles (POR) (1991-08-13) August 13, 1991 (age 27)
 Hugo Nunes (POR) (1996-11-17) 17 November 1996 (age 22)
 João Rocha (POR) (1998-12-21) 21 December 1998 (age 20)
 José Sousa (POR) (1999-07-16) 16 July 1999 (age 20)
 Pedro Teixeira (POR) (1999-04-03) 3 April 1999 (age 20)

Major wins[edit]

2003
MaillotPortugal.PNG Portuguese Under-23 Road Race, Hélio Costa
2004
Stage 1 Volta a Portugal do Futuro, Manuel Cardoso
2006
Stage 1 & 4 Volta a Portugal do Futuro, Bruno Sancho
Stage 5, Márcio Barbosa
2009
MaillotPortugal.PNG Portuguese Under-23 Road Race, Vasco Pereira
2010
A white jersey Points classification Volta a Portugal do Futuro, Pedro Paulinho
Prologue[N 1]
Stage 2, António Carvalho
Stage 4, Pedro Paulinho
2011
A white jersey Points classification Volta a Portugal do Futuro, António Carvalho
Stage 2, Pedro Paulinho
2014
MaillotPortugal.PNG Portuguese Under-23 Road Race, Joaquim Silva
Team classification Volta a Portugal do Futuro[N 2]
A red jersey Points classification Volta a Portugal do Futuro, Carlos Ribeiro
Stage 2, Carlos Ribeiro
2015
MaillotPortugal.PNG Portuguese Under-23 Time Trial, José Fernandes
2017
MaillotPortugal.PNG Portuguese Under-23 Road Race, Francisco Campos

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miranda- Mortágua na Volta a Portugal 2018". Jornal do Centro (in Portuguese). 2017-03-09. Retrieved 2018-08-25.

External links[edit]