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Ángel Casero : biography

27 September 1972 -

Ángel Luis Casero Moreno (born September 27, 1972 in Albalat dels Tarongers, Province of Valencia) is a retired Spanish road bicycle racer who raced professionally between 1994 and 2005.

His first win was at the 1995 Clásica a los Puertos de Guadarrama followed by the 1997 Vuelta a Castilla y León. In 1998 and 1999, he was Spanish national champion; in 1999, he finished fifth in the Tour de France. He finished second in the Vuelta a España in 2000 and won it in 2001.

Major results

1995
  • Clásica a los Puertos de Guadarrama
1997
  • 1st Overall, Vuelta a Castilla y León
1998
  • National Road Race Champion
1999
  • National Road Race Champion
  • 1st, Stage, Volta a Catalunya
2000
  • 2nd Overall, Vuelta a España
General classification leader (Gold jersey), after Stages 10-12
2001
  • 1st Overall, Vuelta a España
General classification leader (Gold jersey), after final Stage 21

Grand Tours overall classification results timeline

Grand Tour 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
alt=Pink jersey Giro - - - - - - - - - - -
alt=Yellow jersey Tour - - 29 WD 5 WD WD - 57 - -
alt=red jersey Vuelta 13 24 WD WD WD 2 1 6 WD - WD

WD = Withdrew

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