Nelson Oliveira

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Nelson Oliveira
File:Zottegem - Driedaagse van De Panne-Koksijde, etappe 2, 1 april 2015, vertrek (A106).JPG
Oliveira in April 2015
Personal information
Full name Nelson Filipe Santos Simões Oliveira
Born (1989-03-06) 6 March 1989 (age 33)
Anadia, Portugal
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb; 10.6 st)
Team information
Current team UAE Team Emirates
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Time-Trialist
Professional team(s)
2010 Xacobeo–Galicia
2011 Team RadioShack
2012–2013 RadioShack–Nissan[1]
2014–2015 Lampre–Merida
2016– Movistar Team
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
1 individual stages (2015)

One-day races and Classics

National Time Trial Championships (2011, 2014, 2015)
National Road Race Championships (2014)
Infobox last updated on
4 September 2015

Nelson Filipe Santos Simões Oliveira (born 6 March 1989 in Anadia, Portugal) is a Portuguese professional road racing cyclist riding for UCI ProTour team UAE Team Emirates.[2]

Career

In September 2009, he won the silver medal in the under-23 time trial at the UCI Road World Championships.[3] In November 2009, Oliveira signed with Xacobeo–Galicia.

In September 2010, he went again to the World Championships Sub 23, and was 4th, not repeating a podium by just 4 seconds.[4] In 2011 he won the National Time Trial Championships and finished 17thin the world time trial Championships.

Oliveira left RadioShack–Leopard at the end of the 2013 season, and joined Lampre–Merida for the 2014 season.[2] In 2014, he won the national time trial championships again. He also won the National Road Race Championships several days later. In September 2015 it was reported that Oliveira would leave Lampre–Merida and join Movistar Team for 2016.[5]

Achievements

2004
1st MaillotPortugal.PNG National Novice Time Trial Championships
2006
1st MaillotPortugal.PNG National Junior Time Trial Championships
2007
1st Stage 3a Vuelta Valladolid (juniors)
2008
3rd Overall, Volta a Madeira
2009
1st MaillotPortugal.PNG National U23 Time Trial Championships
2nd World U23 Time Trial Championships
5th Overall Volta a Madeira
1st Stage 6
2010
1st MaillotPortugal.PNG National U23 Time Trial Championships
2nd European U23 Road Race Championships
2nd Overall, GP du Portugal
3rd European U23 Time Trial Championships
6th Overall Bayern-Rundfahrt
6th Overall Giro delle Regione
2011
1st MaillotPortugal.PNG National Time Trial Championships
17th World Time Trial Championships
2012
1st Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains classification Ster ZLM Toer
3rd Overall Circuit de la Sarthe
18th Summer Olympics Time trial
2014
1st MaillotPortugal.PNG National Time Trial Championships
1st MaillotPortugal.PNG National Road Race Championships
7th World Time Trial Championships
2015
1st MaillotPortugal.PNG National Time Trial Championships
1st Stage 13 Vuelta a España
5th Chrono des Nations

References

  1. "RadioShack-Nissan-Trek announces lineup for 2012". VeloNews. Competitor Group, Inc. 5 December 2011. Retrieved 17 January 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Nélson Filipe Santos Simões Oliveira: Portuguese youth for Lampre-Merida". Lampre–Merida. New Master SRL. 26 September 2013. Retrieved 4 November 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Bobridge conquers Swiss Worlds course for gold, Oliveira second by 18"
  4. Phinney claims rainbow bands for USA
  5. "El Movistar Team ficha a Nelson Oliveira" [The Movistar Team signs Nelson Oliveira]. marca.com (in Spanish). 17 September 2015. Retrieved 19 October 2015.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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