Historic Overview Rui Alberto Faria da Costa

Rider

Overall Rank131
NameRui Alberto Faria da COSTA
Country
  Portugal
Date of birth05-Oct-1986 - Póvoa de Varzim (Porto)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Rui Alberto Faria da Costa

Rui Alberto Faria da Costa, ComIH (born 5 October 1986) is a Portuguese professional road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam UAE Team Emirates. He is best known for winning the 2013 UCI Road World Championships in Tuscany, Italy – the first Portuguese rider to do so –, three stages of the Tour de France in 2011 and 2013, and the 2012, 2013 and 2014 editions of the Tour de Suisse, becoming the first cyclist to win the event for three consecutive years.

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Major Victories

Tour de Suisse 2012, 2013, 2014
World Championships Road Race 2013
GP de Montréal 2011
UAE Tour 2017
Klasika Primavera de Amorebieta 2013
Vuelta Ciclista Comunidad de Madrid 2011
4 Jours de Dunkerque 2009
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 2015 (1)
Tour de Suisse - stages 2010 (1), 2012 (1), 2013 (2), 2014 (1)
Tour de France - stages 2011 (1), 2013 (2)
UAE Tour - stages 2017 (1)
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Seasons

Rui Alberto Faria da Costa - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 2007 Benfica 26 954
2. 2008 Benfica 37 826
3. 2009 Caisse d'Epargne 371 168
4. 2010 Caisse d'Epargne 250 248
5. 2011 Movistar Team 907 50
6. 2012 Movistar Team 1910 8
7. 2013 Movistar Team 2257 6
8. 2014 Lampre - Merida 1971 8
9. 2015 Lampre - Merida 1748 14
10. 2016 Lampre - Merida 1640 9
11. 2017 UAE Team Emirates 1072 42
12. 2018 UAE Team Emirates 860 72
13. 2019 UAE Team Emirates 626 26
Overall: 13675 131