Juan Manuel Gárate

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Gárate and the second or maternal family name is Cepa.
Juan Manuel Gárate

Personal information
Full name Juan Manuel Gárate Cepa
Born (1976-04-24) 24 April 1976
Irun, Spain
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Professional team(s)
2000–2004 Lampre–Daikin
2005 Saunier Duval–Prodir
2006–2008 Quick-Step–Innergetic
2009–2014 Rabobank
Major wins

Grand Tours

Tour de France
1 individual stage (2009)
Giro d'Italia
Mountains classification (2006)
1 individual stage (2006)
Vuelta a España
1 individual stage (2001)

One-Day Races and Classics

National Road Race Championship (2005)
Infobox last updated on
4 March 2014

Juan Manuel Gárate Cepa (born 24 April 1976 in Irun) is a Spanish professional road racing cyclist, who last rode for the Belkin Pro Cycling team.[1] He is perceived to be a climbing specialist, and to date his greatest achievements have been in the Giro d'Italia, where he placed fourth overall in 2002, tenth overall in the 2004, fifth overall in 2005 and won the Mountains classification with a seventh overall at the 2006 Giro d'Italia. He also won the Spanish National Championship road race in 2005. He has also won stages in the Tour de Suisse, the Vuelta a España, the Giro del Trentino and more recently he finished first on Mont Ventoux in the penultimate stage of the Tour de France 2009.

In February 2014, it was announced that Gárate had backed out of a contract with Belkin Pro Cycling.[2]

Career achievements

Major results

1st Stage 14 Vuelta a España
4th Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 7 Tour de Suisse
1st Stage 3 Giro del Trentino
1st National Road Race Championships
5th Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Mountains competition Vuelta a Andalucía
1st Metas Volantes competition Vuelta a Andalucía
7th Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Mountains classification
1st Stage 19
1st, Stage 20, Tour de France
9th Overall, Vuelta a Castilla y León

Grand Tour General Classification Results Timeline

Grand Tour 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Pink jersey Giro 20 4 10 5 7 37 59 31
Yellow jersey Tour 66 72 21 62 35 WD
red jersey Vuelta 62 37 WD 69 23 30 15 38 46 66 42 71

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress


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