Jorge Azanza

Jorge Azanza
Jorge Azanza Soto (Tour de France - stage 8).jpg
Azanza at the 2007 Tour de France.
Personal information
Full nameJorge Azanza Soto
Born (1982-06-16) 16 June 1982 (age 36)
Alsasua, Navarre, Spain
Height1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional team(s)
2005–2006Kaiku-Caja Rural
2007–2013Euskaltel–Euskadi
Major wins
Vuelta a Cordoba 2004

Jorge Azanza Soto (born 16 June 1982 in Alsasua, Navarre) is a Spanish professional road bicycle racer. He last competed for the UCI ProTour team Euskaltel–Euskadi.[1]

In 2004, Azanza won his first and still only races, when he finished first in the overall rankings of the Vuelta a Córdoba. He also won Part A of the third stage in the Bidasoa Itzulia in that same year. In 2007 he made his Tour de France debut.

Career achievements

Major results

2004
  • 1st Overall Vuelta a Cordoba
  • 1st Stage 3a Bidasoa Itzulia
2005
9th Overall Vuelta a La Rioja

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 67 33
A yellow jersey Tour de France 81 74
A red jersey Vuelta a España 97 90
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish
Azanza at the 2007 Tour de France, during the seventh stage of the race.
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