Historic Overview Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas

Rider

Overall Rank233
NameNairo Alexander QUINTANA ROJAS
Country
  Colombia
Date of birth04-Feb-1990 - Combita (Boyaca)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 2009 Boyaca Es Para Vivirla 12 1036
2. 2010 Cafe de Colombia - Colombia es Pasion 23 1009
3. 2011 Colombia Es Pasion - Cafe de Colombia 29 902
4. 2012 Movistar Team 465 145
5. 2013 Movistar Team 1736 12
6. 2014 Movistar Team 1757 10
7. 2015 Movistar Team 2064 7
8. 2016 Movistar Team 2320 5
9. 2017 Movistar Team 1547 13
Overall: 9953 233

Biography

Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas, ODB, (born 4 February 1990) is a Colombian racing cyclist, currently riding for the Movistar Team. He is nicknamed "Nairoman" and "El Cóndor de los Andes".

Quintana is a specialist climber, known for his ability to launch sustained and repeated attacks on ascents of steep gradient, high power output and great stamina to react and endure others attacks. He is also a decent time trialist, making him a consistent contender for general classification at stage races. His best career results are winning the 2014 Giro d'Italia and 2016 Vuelta a España, as well as a 2nd place overall in the Tour de France of 2013 and 2015.

His multiple wins in other major stage races, leading to high UCI WorldTour ranking placements at the end of each season, are other reasons why he is seen as one of the most successful stage-racing riders of the recent era, and the best road cyclist in Colombian history.

His brother Dayer Quintana is also a professional cyclist, and a fellow member of the Movistar Team.

source - Wikipedia