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Rafael Ladrón

Full name: Rafael Ladrón de Guevara Ortiz de Urbina
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: October 3, 1952 in Vitoria, Álava, Spain
Country: ESP Spain
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Rafael Ladrón was a road specialist, who prior to the 1976 Olympics, placed 11th at the 1974 Tour de l’Avenir and 21st in the 1975 World Championship road time trial. After the Montréal Olympics he turned professional and rode in the professional peleton, mostly as a domestique. In his neo-pro year his best placing was 17th at Paris-Nice. Ladrón twice rode the Tour de France (1979, 1981), but failed to finish. He rode the Vuelta a España four times, finishing 18th in 1977, 34th in 1979 and 37th in 1980, and he also finished the Giro d’Italia in 1980, placing 41st. In 1979 he had two podium finishes, third at the Grand Prix de Llodio and second at the Trophée Masferrer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Spain ESP 32

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Cycling Spain Final Standings 32 at 2:09
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