EPM (cycling team)

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EPM
EPM-UNE.jpg
Team information
UCI code EPM
Registered Colombia
Founded 1999 (1999)
Discipline Road
Status UCI Continental (2015– )
Bicycles Trek
Key personnel
General manager Raúl Mesa
Team manager(s) Gabriel Jaime Mesa
Team name history
1999–2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010–2013
2014–2016
2017–
05 Orbitel
Orbitel–EPM
UNE–Orbitel
UNE
UNE–EPM
EPM–UNE
EPM–UNE–Área Metropolitana
EPM

EPM is a Colombian professional cycling team.[1] EPM participates in the UCI America Tour, which includes races like the 2011, and 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge.[2]

Team roster[edit]

Rider Date of birth
 Edwin Leandro Arango (COL) (1995-04-18) 18 April 1995 (age 23)
 Edward Beltran (COL) (1990-01-18) 18 January 1990 (age 28)
 Jairo Alonso Cano (COL) (1984-06-02) 2 June 1984 (age 34)
 Edwin Andres Carvajal (COL) (1983-03-06) 6 March 1983 (age 35)
 José Nicolas Castro Laverde (COL) (1988-07-28) 28 July 1988 (age 29)
 Rodrigo Contreras (COL) (1994-06-02) 2 June 1994 (age 24)
 Angel Alexander Gil (COL) (1992-02-25) 25 February 1992 (age 26)}
Rider Date of birth
 Luis Miguel Martinez (COL) (1993-06-30) 30 June 1993 (age 24)
 Freddy Montaña (COL) (1982-11-23) 23 November 1982 (age 35)
 Daniel Munoz (COL) (1996-11-02) 2 November 1996 (age 21)
 Diego Ochoa (COL) (1993-06-05) 5 June 1993 (age 25)
 Juan Pablo Suárez (COL) (1985-05-30) 30 May 1985 (age 33)
 Harold Tejada (COL) (1997-04-27) 27 April 1997 (age 21)

Doping[edit]

On 28 November 2017 news broke that Edward Díaz had tested positive for CERA at the 2017 Vuelta a Colombia.[3]

Major wins[edit]

2007
 Colombia Road Race Championships, Fidel Chacón
 Colombia Time Trial Championships, Santiago Botero
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Vuelta a Colombia, Santiago Botero
Prologue & Stages 6 & 14, Santiago Botero
2008
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Vuelta a Colombia, Giovanny Báez
Stage 2, Jhon García
2009
Stage 11 Vuelta a Colombia, Giovanny Báez
2010
Stage 2 Vuelta a Cuba, Jaime Castañeda
Overall Volta de Gravatai, Jaime Castañeda
Stage 1, Julian Muñoz
Stage 2, Juan Pablo Suárez
Overall Tour de Santa Catarina, Edward Ortiz
Stage 2, Edward Ortiz
Stage 5, Giovanny Báez
Stage 2 Vuelta a Colombia, Jaime Castañeda
Stage 13 Vuelta a Colombia, Javier Alberto González
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Vuelta a Guatemala, Giovanny Báez
Stages 2 & 3, Juan Pablo Suárez
Stages 7 & 9, Giovanny Báez
2011
Stage 6a Vuelta a la Independencia Nacional, Rafael Infantino
Stages 7 & 8 Vuelta a la Independencia Nacional, Jaime Castañeda
Stage 3 Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid, Giovanny Báez
Stage 1 Vuelta a Colombia, Walter Pedraza
Overall Tour do Rio, Juan Pablo Suárez
Stage 3, Juan Pablo Suárez
2012
Stage 9 Vuelta a la Independencia Nacional, Jaime Vergara
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Vuelta a Guatemala, Ramiro Rincón
Stage 3, Freddy Piamonte
Stage 5, Isaac Bolivar
Stage 6, Javier Eduardo Gomez
Stage 7, Oscar Rivera
Overall Vuelta al Mundo Maya, Giovanny Báez
Stage 5, Giovanny Báez
2013
 Colombia Road Race Championships, Walter Pedraza
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Vuelta a Colombia, Óscar Sevilla
Stage 1, Edward Ortiz
Stage 4, Óscar Sevilla
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Tour do Rio, Óscar Sevilla
Stage 1, Weimar Roldán
Stage 3, Jorge Castiblanco
Stage 4, Óscar Sevilla
2014
Stage 7 Tour do Brasil, Walter Pedraza
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Vuelta a Colombia, Óscar Sevilla
Stage 1, TTT
Stage 3, Weimar Roldán
Stage 5, Óscar Sevilla
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Tour do Rio, Óscar Sevilla
Stage 1, Oscar Sevilla
Prologue (ITT) & Stage 5 Vuelta a Guatemala, Oscar Sevilla
Stage 8 Vuelta a Guatemala, Robigzon Leandro Oyola
2015
Overall Jersey yellow.svg Vuelta a Colombia, Óscar Sevilla
Stage 1, Team time trial
Stage 8, Rafael Infantino
Stages 9 & 13 (ITT), Oscar Sevilla
Stage 11, Juan Pablo Suárez
Stage 1 Tour de Rio, Oscar Sevilla
Stage 3 Tour de Rio, Weimar Roldán
2016
 Colombia Team Time Trial Championships [N 1]
Stage 1 (ITT), Oscar Sevilla, Vuelta a Colombia
Stage 12, Juan Pablo Suarez, Vuelta a Colombia
2017
Stage 1 (TTT), Vuelta a Colombia
Stage 4 Vuelta a Colombia, Juan Pablo Suarez

National champions[edit]

2007
MaillotColombia.PNG Colombian Time Trial, Santiago Botero
MaillotColombia.PNG Colombian Road Race, Fidel Chacón
2013
MaillotColombia.PNG Colombian Road Race, Walter Pedraza
2016
MaillotColombia.PNG Colombian Team Time Trial

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Official website