Historic Overview Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez

Rider

Overall Rank50
NameSamuel SANCHEZ GONZALEZ
Country
  Spain
Date of birth05-Feb-1978 - Oviedo (Asturias)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez

Samuel "Samu" Sánchez González (born 5 February 1978) is a Spanish professional road bicycle racer, provisionally suspended from the sport after a positive doping test. He was the gold medal winner in the 2008 Beijing Olympics Men's Road Race. In the following years Sánchez proved himself in hilly classics and stage races as one of the most important riders in the peloton. He's also known as one of the best descenders in the peloton. He finished in the top 6 of the Tour de France three times and in the top 10 of the Vuelta a España 6 times. Other notable achievements include winning the Vuelta a Burgos in 2010, the Tour of the Basque Country in 2012 and five stages of the Vuelta a España.

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Major Victories

Vuelta al Pais Vasco 2012
Olympic Games Road Race 2008
Meisterschaft von Zürich 2006
Vuelta al Pais Vasco - stages 2006 (2), 2007 (1), 2010 (1), 2011 (1), 2012 (2), 2016 (1)
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 2013 (1)
Volta Ciclista a Catalunya - stages 2007 (1), 2012 (1)
Tour de France - stages 2011 (1)
Vuelta a España - stages 2005 (1), 2006 (1), 2007 (3)

Seasons

Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 2000 Euskaltel - Euskadi 25 765
2. 2001 Euskaltel - Euskadi 7 1028
3. 2002 Euskaltel - Euskadi 488 134
4. 2003 Euskaltel - Euskadi 760 63
5. 2004 Euskaltel - Euskadi 989 45
6. 2005 Euskaltel - Euskadi 836 53
7. 2006 Euskaltel - Euskadi 2234 4
8. 2007 Euskaltel - Euskadi 1888 9
9. 2008 Euskaltel - Euskadi 1278 21
10. 2009 Euskaltel - Euskadi 1798 6
11. 2010 Euskaltel - Euskadi 1851 9
12. 2011 Euskaltel - Euskadi 2032 5
13. 2012 Euskaltel - Euskadi 1341 21
14. 2013 Euskaltel Euskadi 1093 35
15. 2014 BMC Racing Team 1075 43
16. 2015 BMC Racing Team 856 65
17. 2016 BMC Racing Team 778 66
18. 2017 BMC Racing Team 182 421
Overall: 19511 50