Historic Overview Abraham Olano Manzano

Rider

Overall Rank110
NameAbraham OLANO MANZANO
Country
  Spain
Date of birth22-Jan-1970 - Donostia-San Sebastián (Euskadi/Pais Vasco)
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Biography

Abraham Olano Manzano

Abraham Olano Manzano (born January 22, 1970, in Anoeta, Gipuzkoa) is a Spanish retired professional road racing cyclist, who raced between 1992 and 2002. He won the World Road Championship in 1995, and the World Time Trial Championship in 1998, becoming the first and so far only male cyclist to win both.

He also achieved distinction in Grand Tours: he won Vuelta a EspaƱa in 1998 and was second in 1995, made it twice to the final podium at Giro d'Italia (third in 1996 and second in 2001), and placed three times in the top-ten at Tour de France, with the fourth place in 1997 as his personal best. In total he won six stages in the Vuelta and one in the Tour, all of them time trials.

Olano was also double Spanish Champion in both road (1994) and time trial (1994 and 1998), olympic silver medalist in time trial in Atlanta 1996 and winner of several shorter stage races, like Tour of Romandie in 1996 and Criterium International and Tirreno-Adriatico in 2000.

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Badges

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Major Victories

Vuelta a España 1998
World Championships Road Race 1995
World Championships Time Trial 1998
Tirreno - Adriatico 2000
Tour de Romandie 1996
Vuelta a Valencia 2000
Critérium International 2000
Vuelta a Burgos 1998, 1999
Euskal Bizikleta 1997, 1998
Vuelta a Galicia 1996
Tour de France - stages 1997 (1)
Vuelta a España - stages 1995 (3), 1998 (1), 1999 (1), 2000 (1)
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 1997 (1)
Tirreno - Adriatico - stages 2000 (1)
Tour de Romandie - stages 1996 (2)
Vuelta a Valencia - stages 2000 (1)
Vuelta a Burgos - stages 1998 (1), 1999 (1)
Euskal Bizikleta - stages 1997 (1), 1998 (1), 1999 (1)
Vuelta a Galicia - stages 1996 (1), 1998 (1)
More results

Seasons

Abraham Olano Manzano - Scores by Season


Year Team Score Rank
1. 1992 Festina - Lotus 69 456
2. 1993 Clas - Cajastur 198 236
3. 1994 Mapei - Clas 1133 32
4. 1995 Mapei - GB - Latexco 2078 7
5. 1996 Mapei - GB 2925 1
6. 1997 Banesto 2016 11
7. 1998 Banesto 2616 4
8. 1999 O.N.C.E. - Deutsche Bank 1797 14
9. 2000 O.N.C.E. - Deutsche Bank 1795 12
10. 2001 O.N.C.E. - Eroski 1164 40
11. 2002 O.N.C.E. - Eroski 397 178
Overall: 16188 110