Jorge Arcas Photo
Place: Sabiñánigo, Huesca
Birth: 08/07/1992
Country: ESP
Height: 187 Cm
Weight: 68 Kg
Pro debut: 2016
Years in team: 3
Career path:

2016-2018: Movistar Team

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Jorge Arcas

CONSISTENCY AT ITS BEST. An ever-dependable allrounder, Jorge Arcas’ strengths have always been the same since he was a very young, promising rider. A solid amateur, with more than ten victories in his last two years with development team Lizarte, he paid back Eusebio Unzué after relying on him for a two-year, neo-pro contract at the end of 2015, the veteran manager hoping to build a strong rider who continues the legacy of excellent domestiques within the Abarca Sports organisation. Despite being only 25, he has already shown great manners and strength to cope with the needs of the team at the most relevant events of the season.

ROUGH VUELTA A ESPAÑA DEBUT. What had been a long-time dream for Jorge – racing a Grand Tour – turned into a nightmare in Nîmes in late August, 2017. His debut in the Vuelta a España was soon ruined – as early as 1km into the opening team time trial- as a serious crash while in the lead of the Blue train forced him to go through tremendous pain to just keep the pace of the bunch for almost two weeks. Jorge ended up leaving the race on stage 12. The 2018 season wasn’t easy for Arcas, either: at the Tour of Flanders, he sustained a broken radius into a crash – which he fortunately recovered quickly, within a month, with great rehabilitation work to get back to racing at his home Vuelta a Aragón.

CRADLE OF CYCLING. Born in Sabiñánigo, one of the most-known cycling towns in the Pyrenées and close to Biescas, the home place of Fernando Escartín – one of the best riders in the world in the late 1990s -, Arcas preceeded many brilliant prospects in the region, which will have no less than four pro riders in the 2018 season, Jorge’s team-mate Jaime Castrillo, Fernando Barceló and Sergio Samitier (Murias) being the other three. Quite a success for Huesca, one of the least populated provinces in Spain.

 His overall good performances all over his first pro season granted him a place inside the fourteen-man preselection announced by Javier Mínguez for the Qatar World Championships (2016).

 Having spent his whole amateur stage at the same squad (Lizarte), he’s previously been team-mates with five of his colleagues at the current Movistar Team: Soler, Pedrero, Carapaz, Carretero and Castrillo.

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Other results

11th TOUR DU POITOU CHARENTES 2016
12th SPANISH ITT CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017
15th CIRCUITO DE GETXO 2016
17th SPANISH RR CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015
24th GIRO DEL PIEMONTE 2016
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Results
2019

26 Days of Racing
3634.9 Km covered

39th (1st stage) Vuelta a San Juan
40th Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne
41th (3rd stage) Vuelta a San Juan
42th (4th stage) Vuelta a San Juan
43th (5th stage) Tour Colombia
47th (5th stage) Tirreno-Adriatico
51th (6th stage) Tirreno-Adriatico
56th Driedaagse Brugge - De Panne
59th (2nd stage) Tour Colombia
68th Vuelta a San Juan
68th (5th stage) Vuelta a San Juan
69th E3 BinckBank Classic
72th (2nd stage) Tirreno-Adriatico
74th (7th stage) Tirreno-Adriatico
75th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
77th Tirreno-Adriatico
79th Tour Colombia
80th (6th stage) Tour Colombia
89th (3rd stage) Tirreno-Adriatico
91th (6th stage) Vuelta a San Juan
93th (2nd stage) Vuelta a San Juan
98th (7th stage) Vuelta a San Juan
103th (4th stage) Tirreno-Adriatico
107th (4th stage) Tour Colombia
114th (3rd stage) Tour Colombia
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