Historic Overview Richard António Carapaz Montenegro
Richard Antonio Carapaz Montenegro (born 29 May 1993) is an Ecuadorian cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Ineos Grenadiers. He was Ecuador's first European-based professional cyclist. In June 2019, Carapaz won the 2019 Giro d'Italia, becoming the first Ecuadorian rider to win the race. He is nicknamed "La Locomotora" (The Locomotive).