|Full name||Xavier Florencio Cabré|
December 26, 1979 |
Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Weight||59 kg (130 lb)|
|Current team||Team Katusha|
|Clásica de San Sebastián (2006)|
|Infobox last updated on
2 January 2014
Xavier Florencio Cabré (born December 26, 1979 in Tarragona, Catalonia) is a Spanish former professional road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional between 2001 and 2013. Over his career, Florencio competed for ONCE–Eroski, Relax-Fuenlabrada, Bouygues Télécom, Cervélo TestTeam, Geox–TMC and Team Katusha.
In 2010, Florencio was supposed to start at the 97th Tour de France, but was withdrawn from the team's roster because he had "been using a substance containing ephedrine to treat a saddle discomfort." This violated the team's internal policies. He has criticized the team's handling of the situation and feels that it has kept him from being able to find a new team, following Cervélo TestTeam's demise.
He spent the 2011 season at Geox–TMC and then moved to Team Katusha. Florencio remained with the team until the end of 2013, when he retired from cycling as a rider, but joined the squad's managerial structure as a directeur sportif.
- 1st National Junior Road Race Championships
- 1st, 8th Stage, Tour de l'Avenir
- 3rd, Vuelta a La Rioja
- 5th, GP CTT Correios de Portugal
- 5th, Ronde van Nederland
- 5th, Vuelta Valenciana
- 6th Tour Down Under
- 1st, Clásica de San Sebastián
- 3rd, Overall, Tour de l'Ain
- 4th, National Road Race Championships
- 9th, Clásica de San Sebastián
- 3rd Overall Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
- 1st, Points classification
- 3rd Overall Tour du Limousin
- 9th Clásica de San Sebastián
Grand Tour general classification results timeline
WD = Withdrew; In Progress = IP
- Stokes, Shane (26 October 2011). "Katusha Team confirms its eleven new signings for 2012 season". VeloNation (VeloNation LLC). Retrieved 3 January 2012.
- Stokes, Shane (26 October 2013). "Florencio explains narrowing of Iliac artery has forced his retirement, will take up a sporting director role with Katusha". VeloNation (VeloNation LLC). Retrieved 19 December 2013.
- "Cervelo TestTeam's Xavier Florencio Out of 2010 Tour de France". Roadcycling.com. Retrieved 2014-08-17.
- Profile on Team Katusha official website
- Official website
- Xavier Florencio at Trap-Friis.dk. Archive copy at the Wayback Machine (archived 24 May 2011)
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