|Sevilla during the 2005 Vuelta a España|
|Full name||Óscar Miguel Sevilla Ribera|
|Date of birth||September 29, 1976|
|Current team||Rock Racing|
|Rider type||Climbing specialist|
|Vuelta Asturias (2006)|
|Infobox last updated on:|
|June 2, 2007|
Óscar Miguel Sevilla Ribera (born 29 September 1976, in Ossa de Montiel, Spain), nicknamed el niño, is a Spanish professional road bicycle racer. These are the results for the 2005 edition of the Vuelta a España Cycling race. Events 522 BC - Darius I of Persia kills the Magian usurper Gaumâta securing his hold as king of the Persian Empire. Year 1976 ( MCMLXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Events 455 - The Vandals enter Rome, and plunder the city for two weeks Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Events 522 BC - Darius I of Persia kills the Magian usurper Gaumâta securing his hold as king of the Persian Empire. Year 1976 ( MCMLXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Ossa de Montiel is a Municipality in Albacete, Castile-La Mancha, Spain. Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Road bicycle racing is a popular Bicycle racing Sport held on roads (following the Geography of the area using Racing bicycles The He is a climber with a pedigree in stage races, having finished in the top ten of the Tour de France and Vuelta a España several times. The following terminology is used in the general Cycling, as well as the more specific sports of Road bicycle racing and Mountain bicycle racing. A stage in Road bicycle racing is a part of a multi-day event such as the Tour de France or the Giro d'Italia. History See also:CategoryTour de France by year The dominant sports newspaper in France The Vuelta a España ( English: Tour of Spain) is a three-week Road bicycle racing Stage race that is one of the three " Grand Tours He currently rides for Rock Racing. Rock Racing (UCI Code RRC) is a UCI Continental Cycling team founded in 2007 by Michael Ball.
He turned professional in 1998 for Spanish team Kelme, and his big breakthrough came in the 2001 edition of the Tour de France. Kelme was a Professional cycling team based in Spain. History It was formed from another Spanish cycling team named Transmallorca in 1980 The 2001 Tour de France was relatively short but also difficult with a number of heavy mountain stages a team time trial and a climbing time trial Here, he showed himself as a great climber, ranking 7th in the overall General Classification, and winning the maillot blanc as the best rider of 25 years of age or younger. The general classification (or the GC) in Bicycle racing is the category that tracks overall times for bicycle riders in multi- stage bicycle races The Maillot blanc ( French for white jersey) is the jersey given to the best young rider in the Tour de France as determined by the After the Tour de France, he continued his great form in the 2001 Vuelta a España. He wore the leader's jersey until the final uphill time trial stage in Madrid, which he lost to winner Ángel Casero. In many Racing Sports an athlete (or occasionally a team of athletes will compete in a time trial against the Clock to secure the fastest Madrid (pronounced in English in Spanish and colloquially in Spain) is the Capital and largest city of Spain. Ángel Luis Casero Moreno (born September 27 1972 in Valencia) is a retired Spanish Road bicycle racer who raced professionally between
In the 2002 Vuelta a España, intra-team rivalry with Aitor González saw him again finish second in the General Classification, despite the team's initial assurances that he would be the only leader. Aitor González Jiménez (born February 27 1975 in Zumárraga, Basque Country) is a former professional Spanish Road bicycle González's racing in the very difficult Angliru mountain stage saw Sevilla lose valuable time that he was not able to recover in the stage race. The Alto de El Angliru (alternative name La Gamonal) is a steep mountain road in Asturias, near La Vega-Riosa, in northern Spain.
After a lacklustre 2003 season, Sevilla was injured in the 2003 World Cycling Championship in a crash, resulting in a serious back injury. The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI organises World Championships to determine world champion cyclists The 2004 season saw Sevilla start with the Swiss team Phonak in support of Tyler Hamilton's bid for the 2004 Tour de France. Switzerland (English pronunciation; Schweiz Swiss German: Schwyz or Schwiiz Suisse Svizzera Svizra officially the Swiss Confederation Phonak Hearing Systems ( UCI Team Code PHO) was a Swiss professional cycling team active from 2002 until 2006 Tyler Hamilton (born March 1 1971, Marblehead Massachusetts) is an American professional Road bicycle racer and Olympic Stages Jersey progress Teams 188 riders in 21 teams started 147 riders finished As Hamilton sustained an injury, Sevilla assumed the leader's mantle, although without good results. He then switched to T-Mobile Team for the 2005 season.
Since then he has fought to achieve the same great results, but his 2005 season on German team T-Mobile Team initially saw him ride as a domestique for Jan Ullrich in the 2005 Tour de France. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. The following terminology is used in the general Cycling, as well as the more specific sports of Road bicycle racing and Mountain bicycle racing. Jan Ullrich (born December 2 1973 in Rostock, East Germany) is a German former professional Road bicycle racer. The 2005 Tour de France was the 92nd Tour de France, taking place from July 2 to July 24 2005 Here, he helped Ullrich finish 3rd overall, and Sevilla's climbing improved, as well as his morale. He rode the 2005 Vuelta a España as team captain and ranked 7th overall. These are the results for the 2005 edition of the Vuelta a España Cycling race.
He was linked to Operación Puerto doping case. The Operación Puerto doping case (meaning Operation Mountain Pass) is a Spanish doping case against doctor Eufemiano Fuentes and a number of accomplices After he was initially named in the investigation, Sevilla was still able to ride and won the Vuelta Asturias. Vuelta a Asturias is a professional cycle road race held in Spain in early May each year On the day before the Tour de France, Ullrich and Sevilla were explicitly linked to the investigation and not allowed to start the 2006 Tour de France. History See also:CategoryTour de France by year The dominant sports newspaper in France The 2006 Tour de France was the 93rd Tour de France, taking place from July 1 to July 23 2006 On 20 July 2006, Oscar Sevilla was fired from T-Mobile in relation to the aforementioned accusations. Events 1304 - Wars of Scottish Independence: Fall of Stirling Castle - King Edward I of England takes the last rebel stronghold Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar.
He switched to Relax-GAM for the 2007 season. Relax-GAM Fuenlabrada ( UCI Code: REG) is a professional cycling team based in Spain and participates in UCI Europe Tour and when selected