Rubén Darío Gómez

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Rubén Darío Gómez
Personal information
Full name Rubén Darío Gómez Bedoya
Nickname El Tigrillo de Pereira
Born (1940-03-03)3 March 1940
Chinchiná, Caldas, Colombia
Died 23 July 2010(2010-07-23) (aged 70)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climbing specialist
Major wins
Vuelta a Colombia (1959, 1961)
Clásico RCN (1961, 1962)
Vuelta a Guatemala (1964)

Rubén Darío Gómez (3 March 1940 – 23 July 2010) was a Colombian road racing cyclist.[1] He won the two most important stage races in Colombia, the Vuelta a Colombia and the Clásico RCN two times.[2] He also competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics and the 1964 Summer Olympics.[3]


  1. ^ "Falleció Rubén Darío Gómez doble campeón de la Vuelta a Colombia". 2010-07-24. Retrieved 2013-01-22. 
  2. ^ "Rubén Darío Gómez". De Wielersite. Archived from the original on 11 October 2008. Retrieved 2007-08-11. 
  3. ^ "Rubén Darío Gómez Olympic Results". Retrieved 2 August 2014.