Historic Overview Pablo Lastras García
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, and took a total of 13 professional victories. Following his recovery from his accident, in October 2016 it was announced that Lastras would return to Movistar as part of the squad's management team from 2017, becoming a directeur sportif.