|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In 2010, Florencio was supposed to start at the 97th Tour de France, but was withdrawn from the team's roster because he had "been using a substance containing ephedrine to treat a saddle discomfort."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 Vuelta a la Comunidad 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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