Nairo Quintana is a Colombian racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI ProTeam ArkéaSamsic. Nicknamed “Nairoman” and “El Cóndor de los Andes”. 

Quintana is a specialist climber, known for his ability to launch sustained and repeated attacks on ascents of steep gradient, high power output and great stamina to react and endure others’ attacks. He is also a decent time trialist, making him a consistent contender for general classification at stage races.

Quintana has some notable achieves to date including:  

  • 1st position in the Tour of Italy 2014 
  • 1st position in the Tour of Spain 2016 
  • Placing two times at 2nd position, and once in 3rd position at the Tour de France 

The Colombian also counts among his successes: the general rankings of the Tour du Pays Basque, Tirreno-Adriatico (2015 and 2017), the Tour de Catalogne (2016) and the Tour de Romandie (2016). 


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Picture: Mikel Otero (Physiotherapist), Nairo Quintana (Cyclist)