Purito Rodríguez

Fifteen years as a professional, more than 45 victories and one of the most outstanding and beloved members of the professional squad of the Grand Tours. Joaquim Rodríguez is one of the great names of Spanish and world cycling so far this century. His attacks on the most mythical ascents and his generosity in the main group caused that, after the announcement of his retirement, the whole world of the cycling knew that it went away one of those that make great this sport.

Winner in countless classics, he has climbed to the podium of the three Grand Tours and has achieved stages in each of these races. The World Championships of cycling were also no exception and got a bronze medal in Mendrisio 2009 and silver in Florence 2013.

The classics were another of its great strengths and won among them the Flecha Valona, ​​podium several times in the Classic of San Sebastian, among others and won hard championships like the Giro de Lombardy, the Vuelta a Burgos, the Vuelta a Catalunya or that of the Basque Country.

Birthdate May 12th of 1979
Place of birth Barcelona


History

Olympic Games

Year           Place Medal

          Competition

 

2016

 

Río de Janeiro (Brasil)

 

5

 

Road

 

Grands Tours

Year           Place Medal           Competition

 

2009

 

  Mendrisio (Switzerland)

 

Medalla de bronce

 

Road World Championship

2010   Spain
Medalla de bronce
Vuelta a España
2012   Italy Medalla de plata Giro de Italia
2012   Spain
Medalla de bronce
Vuelta a España
2013   France Medalla de bronce Tour de Francia
2013   Florence (Italy) Medalla de plata Road World Championship
2015    Spain Medalla de plata Vuelta a España

 

                                                 Clásicas y Campeonatos

Year           Place Medal           Competition

2007

  Spain

 Medalla de oro
Road Spain Championship

 

2010   Spain  Medalla de oro GP Miguel indurain
2012   Belgium  
 Medalla de oro
Flèche Wallonne
2012   Italy  Medalla de oro II Lombardia
2013  Italy  
 Medalla de oro
II Lombardia
       
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