|Full name||Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas|
|Born||4 February 1990|
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||59 kg (130 lb; 9.3 st)|
|Current team||Team Movistar|
|Rider type||Climbing specialist|
|Infobox last updated on|
31 May 2014
Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas, ODB, (born 4 February 1990) is a
In 2012, he moved to Europe to join the Spanish
Movistar Team. He won the Vuelta a Murcia and also won the Critérium du Dauphiné, the Route du Sud and the Giro dell'Emilia. At the
In 2013, Quintana won the Tour of the Basque Country and the Vuelta a Burgos.
2013 Tour de France, Quintana attacked on the mountain stages and finished second overall. He also won the Young Riders Jersey and the
He won the Tour de San Luis and came second overall at Tirreno-Adriatico.
Because of the high mountains included in the 2014 Giro d'Italia, Quintana decided to try to win the Giro instead of racing in the Tour de France. He didn't begin the Giro very well, but rode strongly in the final week and won the race. As well as winning overall, Quintana won the white jersey for best young rider.