Tiago Machado

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This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Pinto and the second or paternal family name is Machado.
Tiago Machado
2015 Tour de France team presentation, Tiago Machado.jpg
Machado at the 2015 Tour de France
Personal information
Full name Tiago José Pinto Machado
Born (1985-10-18) 18 October 1985 (age 31)
Vila Nova de Famalicão, Portugal
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb)
Team information
Current team Team Katusha–Alpecin
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type All-rounder
Professional team(s)
2005–2009 Carvalhelhos–Boavista
2010–2011 Team RadioShack
2012–2013 RadioShack–Nissan
2014 NetApp–Endura[1]
2015– Team Katusha
Major wins

One-day races and Classics

National Time Trial Championships (2009)

Tiago José Pinto Machado (born 18 October 1985) is a Portuguese professional road racing cyclist. Machado currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Katusha–Alpecin.[2]

Career[edit]

NetApp–Endura (2014)[edit]

After spending two seasons with RadioShack–Leopard, Machado joined NetApp–Endura for the 2014 season.[1] Following a successful start of the season, which saw him winning the overall classification of the Tour of Slovenia, his first Category 2.1 overall win, Machado started the Tour de France for the first time in his career. Machado had a strong start, and was third overall after nine stages. On stage ten, Machado crashed badly on a descent 96 kilometres (60 miles) from the finish, sliding down the road for about 100 metres (330 feet). After being checked by the doctors and when he was expected to abandon the race, he ordered his team to give him back his bicycle, climbed 3 mountains and arrived to the finishing line last, 43 minutes behind the day's winner, Vincenzo Nibali. He was sutured after the stage, and despite arriving outside the time limit, the commissaires allowed Machado to continue on the race due to his efforts. French newspaper L'Équipe described Machado's effort as "heroic".[3]

Team Katusha (2015–present)[edit]

Machado left NetApp–Endura after the 2014 campaign and joined Team Katusha on an initial two-year contract.[2] He signed a contract extension for the 2017 season in October 2016.[4]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2007
1st Jersey orange.svg Young rider classification Volta a Portugal
6th Overall Volta ao Algarve
2008
1st Overall Troféu Joaquim Agostinho
National Road Championships
2nd Time trial
2nd Road race
4th Overall Volta ao Alentejo
5th Overall Vuelta a Extremadura
9th Overall Volta a Portugal
1st Jersey orange.svg Young rider classification
2009
1st MaillotPortugal.PNG Time trial, National Road Championships
2nd Overall Vuelta a Asturias
2nd Overall Troféu Joaquim Agostinho
4th Overall Volta ao Algarve
4th Overall GP CTT Correios de Portugal
5th Overall Vuelta a Extremadura
5th Overall Volta a Portugal
1st Jersey orange.svg Young rider classification
6th Overall Volta ao Alentejo
2010
2nd Overall Circuit de la Sarthe
1st Stage 2b (ITT)
3rd Overall Volta ao Algarve
1st Jersey pink.svg Portuguese rider classification
3rd Overall Critérium International
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
4th Overall Tour of Austria
6th Overall Tour de Romandie
7th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
10th Overall Tour de Pologne
2011
2nd Overall Giro del Trentino
5th Overall Critérium International
5th Overall Volta ao Algarve
7th Overall Tirreno–Adriatico
2012
3rd Overall Tour Down Under
5th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
5th Trofeo Deià
6th Overall Volta ao Algarve
8th Overall Tour de Pologne
9th Overall Tour of California
2013
1st Jersey white.svg Mountains classification Tour de Wallonie
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
4th Overall Driedaagse van West–Vlaanderen
6th Overall Volta ao Algarve
9th Overall Tour Down Under
10th Overall Tour of Utah
2014
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Slovenia
2nd Vuelta a Murcia
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
3rd Overall Critérium International
4th Overall Tour of California
6th Overall Giro del Trentino
9th Clásica de Almería
9th Coppa Bernocchi
2015
National Road Championships
2nd Time trial
3rd Road race
2nd Overall Bayern–Rundfahrt
3rd Overall Volta ao Algarve
4th Overall Circuit de la Sarthe
7th Vuelta a Murcia
2016
8th Overall Circuit de la Sarthe
Jersey red number.svg Combativity award Stages 5 & 11 Vuelta a España

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 19 36
A yellow jersey Tour de France 72 72
A red jersey Vuelta a España 32 40 36 85

Personal life[edit]

Machado is a supporter of S.L. Benfica.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Been, José (15 October 2013). "Bennett and Machado sign for NetApp-Endura". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Machado signs two-year deal with Katusha". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 21 September 2014. Retrieved 21 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Tour de France : Héroïque Machado". L'Equipe. 14 July 2014. Retrieved 15 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Katusha re-signs Belkov, Kochetkov, Losada, Machado and Vicioso – News shorts". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 5 October 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2016. 
  5. ^ Hamilton, Alastair (11 December 2014). "Tiago Machado Gets PEZ'd". PezCycling News. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Tiago Machado at Wikimedia Commons