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Historic Overview Andrés Oliva Sánchez

Rider

Overall Rank909
NameAndrés OLIVA SÁNCHEZ
Country
  Spain
Date of birth07-Dec-1948 - Ocaña (Castilla La Mancha)
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Biography

Andrés Oliva (7 December 1948 – 5 July 2023) was a Spanish professional cyclist. Oliva was a great climber, so he ended up winning multiple Mountains Classifications. He won the Mountains Classification at the 1975 Giro d'Italia and the 1976 Giro d'Italia. Those were the only two years that Oliva raced the Giro d'Italia. In the 1975 edition Oliva finished 14th overall, that was his highest finish. Oliva also experienced success at the Vuelta a España. He won the Mountains Classification at the 1975 Vuelta a España, 1976 Vuelta a España, and 1978 Vuelta a España. Oliva's highest finish at the Vuelta a España was eleventh overall, he did that in both 1978 and 1972. He retired from cycling in 1980.

Oliva died on 5 July 2023, at the age of 74.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

4

Major Victories

Klasika Primavera de Amorebieta 1974
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 1978 (1)
Tour de Suisse - stages 1975 (1)
Vuelta a los Valles Mineros - stages 1972 (1)
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Seasons

Andrés Oliva Sánchez - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1969 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes 79 372
2. 1970 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes 20 528
3. 1971 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes 227 211
4. 1972 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes 938 43
5. 1973 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes 450 102
6. 1974 La Casera - Peña Bahamontes 1431 25
7. 1975 Kas - Kaskol 857 42
8. 1976 Kas - Campagnolo 508 94
9. 1977 Kas - Campagnolo 250 174
10. 1978 Teka 658 70
11. 1979 Teka 179 219
12. 1980 Kelme 32 483
Overall: 5629 909