Spanish Olympic track cyclist will ride for the telephone squad next season, looking forward to bringing his strength on the flat and proven timetrialling abilities to the spotlight
Spanish rider Eloy Teruel will compete for Movistar Team in 2012. The currently best Olympic track cyclist is finding a reward to his outstanding career on the velodromes for the last seasons, combining it with great road performances as a time trial specialist. Teruel was crowned Spanish elite ITT champion in 2010 and 2012, claiming the fourth position overall this season only beaten by Luis León Sánchez, Alex Marque and his future team-mate Jonathan Castroviejo.
The 29-year-old Teruel competed from 2006 to 2009 at continental squads 3 Molinos Resort, Nicolás Mateos and Contentpolis-AMPO before moving on to the track, where he claimed great results, such as his fourth place at the World Championships in the omnium (2011) and the points race (2009), as well as the top-ten places in the London Olympics at the team pursuit (6th) and the omnium (9th).
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