Oscar Pereiro, winner of the Tour de France in La Etapa Argentina 2015
The Spanish Competitor, Oscar Pereiro who won the biggest prize in road cycling in 2006 will arrive this weekend to the north of Argentina to participate in the 5th edition of La Etapa Argentina by Le Tour de France as a special guest.
Same as other years, La Etapa Argentina by Le Tour de France will have and ex-pro rider, the Spanish Oscar Pereiro who is 38 years old and confirmed his presence in the start line on September 18 in Salta.
Pereiro won the Tour de France in 2006 with the team Caisse d'Epargne, being the fifth Spanish rider to get the victory in the history. This way, once again there will be a top class guest for a great weekend in one of the most important races of South America.
Same as the iberic, other stars of the cycling world have already visited Argentina for La Etapa, such as: Pedro Delgado (2012 and 2014), Bernard Hinault (2013) and Miguel Indurain (2011).
We are close to experiencing an event that has all the cycling passion in one place. Teams and competitors are all ready for the fifth edition of La Etapa Argentina!.
Oscar Pereiro’s Winning Record:
2000 Porta da Ravessa ( Portugal )
2001 Porta da Ravessa ( Portugal )
1º Stage of the Grand Prix R.V.L.T
2002 Phonak ( Switzerland )
1º Stage of the Catalana Week
11º Overall Giro de Italy
2003 Phonak (Switzerland)
2º Overall La Vuelta Burgos
1º Overall La Vuelta Switzerland
3º Overall La Vuelta Switzerland
2004 Phonak (Switzerland)
1º The Alphes Classic
9º Overall Tour de France
2005 Phonak (Switzerland)
1º Stage Tour de Romandía
1º Stage Tour de France
1º Combativity Tour de France
2º Overall mountain Tour de France 9º Overall Tour de France
2006 Caisse d'Epargne ( Spain )
1º General Tour de Francia
2007 Caisse d'Epargne ( Spain )
1º CRE Volta a Cataluña
9º General Tour de France
2008 Caisse d'Epargne (Switzerland)
3º Championship of Spain of Roads
2009 Caisse d'Epargne
2010 Astana ( Kazajistan )