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Imanol Erviti

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ROAD CAPTAIN. A 17-year professional cyclist, all of them as part of the Abarca Sports organisation, he’s respected by everyone as the master and commander inside the Telefónica ‘ship’. Known as one of the best domestiques in the world, having him on a Grand Tour roster is a huge boost for any lineup. He’s been into the roster of 27 three-week events: 12 Tours de France, 14 Vueltas a España and one Giro d’Italia. His work at them has always been impressive, even if it’s often overlooked on television compared to a leader’s. However, Imanol Erviti’s efforts at the front of the peloton have been the foundation for some of the most brilliant victories for the team in the past decade.

HISTORY OF CLASSICS. Erviti’s 2016 season marked a high point in the history of Spain’s cobbled classics performances, as he became the first-ever rider from his country to claim top-10 finishes in the Ronde van Vlaanderen (7th) and Paris-Roubaix (9th) on the same season. His appearances in cycling’s Monument classics have been regular over the years: 15 times in De Ronde and Roubaix; eight in Liège-Bastogne-Liège; and five in Milano-Sanremo and Il Lombardia. He’s also been called up for eight World Championships, two European Championships (2017, 2021) and the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

LA VUELTA. His two biggest individual wins have both happened at the Vuelta a España. He first won a stage in Las Rozas, in 2008, leading a twenty-man breakaway to a restricted sprint in the outskirts of Madrid, then got another success two years later in Villanova i la Geltrú, this time with a solo action. In 2017, Erviti put an end to a streak of then consecutive appearances (2007-2016) in the Vuelta, the last eight of them combined with Tour de France appearances.

ALWAYS CLOSE TO HIS ROOTS. Husband of Maialen and father of two kids, called Aimar and June, Erviti’s relationship with the team comes from well far away. He was born in Irurzun, the Navarran village where the team was established in the mid 1970s and also the venue for the headquarters of INASA, the factory of aluminum responsible for everything under the Reynolds brand. At INASA worked one of his uncles, who gifted him one of the first ever bikes put on sale by the team (in 1981), which he used for four years before joining the under-17 category.

From:
Pamplona, Navarra
Birth:
15/11/1983
Country:
ESP
Height:
189 Cm
Weight:
82 Kg
Pro debut:
2005
Years in team:
17
Career path:

2005-2020: Caisse / Movistar Team

Palmares
1st
Vuelta a La Rioja 2011
1st
10thstage
Vuelta a España 2010
1st
18thstage
Vuelta a España 2008
1st
6thstage
Vuelta a Navarra 2004
Results
17th
4thstage
Route d'Occitanie
36th
7thstage
Paris-Nice
39th
13thstage
Tour de France
39th
Paris-Nice
39th
8thstage
Paris-Nice
39th
4thstage
Tour of Britain
42th
Boucles de la Mayenne
45th
3rdstage
Boucles de la Mayenne
47th
Clásica de Almería
49th
6thstage
Paris-Nice
49th
Gooikse Pijl
51th
2ndstage
Boucles de la Mayenne
53th
3rdstage
Tour de l'Ain
54th
Grand Prix de Wallonie
54th
Route d'Occitanie
54th
15thstage
Tour de France
56th
3rdstage
Paris-Nice
58th
Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen
59th
Omloop van het Houtland
60th
2ndstage
Tour du Limousin
61th
1ststage
Boucles de la Mayenne
62th
Tour de l'Ain
63th
5thstage
Vuelta a Andalucía
63th
Brugge - De Panne Classic
66th
4thstage
Boucles de la Mayenne
66th
12thstage
Tour de France
66th
4thstage
Tour du Limousin
68th
5thstage
Tour de France
70th
4thstage
Paris-Nice
70th
2ndstage
Tour de France
70th
Tour du Limousin
71th
Ronde van Vlaanderen
71th
17thstage
Tour de France
71th
Tour of Britain
73th
2ndstage
Tour de l'Ain
74th
11thstage
Tour de France
75th
Gent-Wevelgem
76th
Primus Classic
76th
1ststage
Tour de l'Ain
77th
16thstage
Tour de France
78th
3rdstage
Route d'Occitanie
80th
2ndstage
Tour of Britain
80th
5thstage
Paris-Nice
83th
1ststage
Tour of Britain
84th
3rdstage
Tour of Britain
85th
3rdstage
Vuelta a Andalucía
87th
3rdstage
Tour du Limousin
90th
2ndstage
Paris-Nice
91th
14thstage
Tour de France
91th
8thstage
Tour de France
91th
7thstage
Tour de France
91th
4thstage
Vuelta a Andalucía
93th
Vuelta a Andalucía
94th
5thstage
Tour of Britain
95th
1ststage
Paris-Nice
99th
E3 Harelbeke Classic
100th
1ststage
Tour du Limousin
100th
6thstage
Tour de France
101th
1ststage
Vuelta a Andalucía
106th
10thstage
Tour de France
106th
3rdstage
Tour de France
106th
1ststage
Tour de France
108th
1ststage
Route d'Occitanie
108th
9thstage
Tour de France
110th
Vuelta a Murcia
114th
2ndstage
Vuelta a Andalucía
115th
2ndstage
Route d'Occitanie
135th
4thstage
Tour de France