Historic Overview Pablo Lastras Garcia
Pablo Lastras García (born 20 January 1976 in Madrid) is a Spanish former racing cyclist who rode for Spanish UCI ProTour team Movistar Team.
Lastras won a stage in the 2003 Tour de France and picked up two stages in the 2002 Vuelta a España. In 2005 he won stage 8 at Tour de Suisse. He also won the Vuelta a Burgos in 2003. His idols are Bernard Hinault and Miguel Indurain. He has a resting heart rate of 45bpm, and is 1.83m tall weighs 68 kg. In 2007 the team Caisse d'Epargne had announced that they would let him go, but after a stage win in Eneco Tour his contract was renewed for another year. Lastras had later success in overall classification in Vuelta a Andalucía and second place in the Giro d'Italia stage. In 2011, Lastras won stage 3 of La Vuelta de Espana.
After 18 years as a professional, in October 2015 Lastras announced that he had retired from racing after struggling to recover from pelvic injuries he had sustained in a crash at the Volta a Catalunya in March of that year. He competed in a total of 17 Grand Tours and 29 classics.