Markel Irizar

Markel Irizar Aranburu (born 5 February 1980) is a Spanish former professional road racing cyclist, who rode professionally between 2004 and 2019 for the Euskaltel–Euskadi, Team RadioShack and Trek–Segafredo teams.[3]

Spanish road bicycle racer
Markel Irizar

Irizar in 2011.
Personal information
Full name Markel Irizar Aranburu
Born (1980-02-05) 5 February 1980 (age 41)
Oñati, Basque Country, Spain
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type All-rounder
Professional teams
2004–2009 Euskaltel–Euskadi
2010–2011 Team RadioShack
2012–2019 RadioShack–Nissan[1][2]
In this Spanish name, the first or paternal surname is Irizar and the second or maternal family name is Aranburu.

Born in Oñati, Basque Country, Irizar currently resides in Arrasate, Basque Country, Spain.[4] Irizar was diagnosed and treated for testicular cancer in 2002.[4][5][6]

In February 2019, Irizar announced his plans to retire from the peloton after the 2019 Clásica de San Sebastián, in early August.[3]

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2010
5th Overall Tour du Poitou-Charentes
1st Stage 4
5th Chrono des Nations
2011
1st Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
10th Chrono des Nations
2012
9th Overall Three Days of De Panne
2017
Combativity award Stage 2 Vuelta a España
Grand Tour 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Giro d’Italia 90 68 74 134 136
Tour de France 83 103 63 93 120 135
Vuelta a España DNF 94 114 96 93 86 89 DNF 119 130
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

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