Historic Overview Carlos Sastre Candil

Rider

Overall Rank112
NameCarlos SASTRE CANDIL
Country
  Spain
Date of birth22-Apr-1975 - Madrid (Madrid)
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Biography

Carlos Sastre Candil

Carlos Sastre Candil (pronounced [ˈkaɾ.los ˈsas.tɾe ˈkandil]; born 22 April 1975) is a former Spanish professional road bicycle racer and winner of the 2008 Tour de France. He consistently achieved great results in the Vuelta a España and equally good showings in the Tour de France. Sastre established himself as a strong and stable climbing specialist, and after working to improve his individual time trial skills, he became a contender for the top GC spots in the Grand Tours. In total, Sastre finished in the top ten overall of fifteen Grand Tours during his career.

Also remarkable is that Sastre never tested positive or was caught in a doping investigation given he performed at the top level of cycling for many years. Sastre continues to be widely regarded, following the Lance Armstrong affair, as one of the very few 'clean' riders to have won the Tour de France in modern times as he has never been involved in a doping affair. In fact, with respect to doping allegations and admissions that have surrounded Tour winners in recent decades, Sastre has been called "Don Limpio" ("Mr. Clean" in Spanish) by the press and others.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

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Major Victories

Tour de France 2008
Klasika Primavera de Amorebieta 2006
Giro d'Italia - stages 2009 (2)
Tour de France - stages 2003 (1), 2006 (1), 2008 (1)
More results

Seasons

Carlos Sastre Candil - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1997 O.N.C.E. 0 1043
2. 1998 Once 10 747
3. 1999 O.N.C.E. - Deutsche Bank 76 462
4. 2000 O.N.C.E. - Deutsche Bank 575 111
5. 2001 O.N.C.E. - Eroski 767 70
6. 2002 Team CSC - Tiscali 1116 32
7. 2003 Team CSC - Imax 1319 23
8. 2004 Team CSC 1647 16
9. 2005 Team CSC 1410 22
10. 2006 Team CSC 2024 9
11. 2007 Team CSC 1561 17
12. 2008 Team CSC Saxo Bank 2487 4
13. 2009 Cervelo Test Team 1146 31
14. 2010 Cervelo Test Team 1117 30
15. 2011 Geox - TMC 322 219
Overall: 15577 112