Historic Overview Denis Menchov

Rider

Overall Rank135
NameDenis MENCHOV
Country
  Russia
Date of birth25-Jan-1978 - Oriol (Orel)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Denis Menchov

Denis Nikolayevich Menchov (Russian: Денис Николаевич Меньшов; born 25 January 1978) is a former professional Russian road bicycle racer, who rode as a professional between 2000 and 2013. He was best known as a general classification rider, a climber, and a very good time trialist. In 2005 he finished second in the Vuelta a España, but in 2007 he would finish as the champion. Menchov also won the centenary Giro d'Italia in 2009, and finished second in the Tour de France in 2010 becoming the first Russian to do so. He was later disqualified from this Tour de France, along with the 2009 and 2012 editions, due to adverse biological passport findings.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Giro d'Italia 2009
Vuelta a España 2005, 2007
Vuelta al Pais Vasco 2004
Vuelta a España - stages 2004 (1), 2005 (2), 2007 (1), 2012 (1)
Volta Ciclista a Catalunya - stages 2007 (2)
Paris - Nice - stages 2004 (1)
Giro d'Italia - stages 2009 (2)
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 2002 (1), 2006 (1)
Tour de France - stages 2006 (1)
Vuelta al Pais Vasco - stages 2004 (1)

Seasons

Denis Menchov - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1999 Banesto 0 1225
2. 2000 Banesto 14 891
3. 2001 iBanesto.com 439 146
4. 2002 iBanesto.com 454 147
5. 2003 iBanesto.com 707 70
6. 2004 Illes Balears - Banesto 1263 26
7. 2005 Rabobank 1740 8
8. 2006 Rabobank 956 42
9. 2007 Rabobank 1587 13
10. 2008 Rabobank 1482 14
11. 2009 Rabobank 1519 13
12. 2010 Rabobank 1134 28
13. 2011 Geox - TMC 938 46
14. 2012 Katusha Team 771 60
15. 2013 Katusha 159 389
Overall: 13163 135