With an impressive 11 Grand Tour Victories Movistar is Spain’s longest standing UCI WorldTour team, started in 1976 by a group of amateur cyclists. Team member Gorka Izagirre has finished 7th twice overall at the Santos Tour Down Under (2013, 2018) and came 2nd to Richie Porte at Paracombe in 2017.

Quick Profile

  • Based: Spain
  • Established: 1980
  • Bikes: Canyon
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  • Other notable wins: La Vuelta Ciclista a Espana 2nd place 2022, Tour de France 5th place 2020, Giro d’Italia GC 2019

At the Santos Tour Down

  • Debut: 2011
  • Starts: 70
  • Best GC result: 2nd (2012, 2013)
  • Stage wins: 3

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The Santos Tour Down Under is part of the UCI World Tour

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