Jesús Loroño

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Jesús Loroño
Personal information
Full name Jesus Loroño Artega
Born (1926-01-10)January 10, 1926
Larrabetzu, Spain
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Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Major wins
1957 Vuelta a España
1953 Tour de France King of Mountains
Infobox last updated on
July 4, 2008

Jesus Loroño Artega (Larrabetzu, 10 January 1926 – Larrabetzu, 12 August 1998) is a former Spanish professional road racing cyclist during the 1950s and early 1960s. Loroño is most famous for capturing the 1957 Vuelta a España. The previous year at the Vuelta, he finished second to Angelo Conterno by just 13 seconds.

Palmarès

1947
Subida al Naranco
1949
Circuito de Getxo
Circuito Sardinero
1950
Circuito Sardinero
Vuelta a España:
10th place overall classification
1951
Circuito Sardinero
1953
Tour de France:
Winner Mountains classification
Winner stage 10
1954
 Spain national hill climb championship
1955
Vuelta a España:
4th place overall classification
1956
GP de la Bicicleta Eibarresa
Vuelta a España:
2nd place overall classification
1957
Volta a Catalunya
Tour de France:
5th place overall classification
Vuelta a España:
Jersey gold.svg Winner overall classification
Winner stage 13
1958
GP de la Bicicleta Eibarresa
Vuelta a España:
Winner stage 13A (with Guido Carlesi)
8th place overall classification
Giro d'Italia:
7th place overall classification
1960
GP Mugica
Vuelta a España:
9th place overall classification

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