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Armand de Las Cuevas
Las Cuevas at the 1993 Paris–Nice
Personal information
Full name Armand de Las Cuevas
Born (1968-06-26)26 June 1968
Troyes, France
Died 2 August 2018(2018-08-02) (aged 50)
Réunion, France
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Time trialist
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (1994)

Stage races

Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré (1998)

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (1991)
Clásica de San Sebastián (1994)

Armand de Las Cuevas (26 June 1968 – 2 August 2018) was a French racing cyclist.

He won prestigious races such as the Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré and the Clásica de San Sebastián. A time trial specialist, he won many prologues and individual time trials in the early 1990s. In both the 1992 and 1994 Tour de France he finished in the top 5 of the prologue as well as the other ITT's. He won a stage in the 1994 Giro d'Italia, an ITT, and placed in the top 5 of both other time trials. He also rode strongly enough to come in 9th on general classification. In the 1994 Tour de Romandie he won the prologue and finished 2nd overall.

He also competed in track pursuit racing, and was bronze medalist in the discipline at the 1990 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Japan.

De Las Cuevas retired to Réunion in 1999, where he founded a cycling school. .....

Major results

1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour de Lorraine
3rd Chrono des Herbiers
1st Jersey green-whitebar.svg Overall Tour de Bretagne
4th Overall Circuit Cycliste Sarthe
4th Chrono des Herbiers
1st Stage 4 Vuelta a Asturias
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Individual pursuit, UCI Track World Championships
1st MaillotFra.PNG Road race, National Road Championships
1st GP Ouest–France
1st Stage 3 Bicicleta Vasca
1st Bordeaux–Caudéran
2nd Overall Circuit Cycliste Sarthe
4th Overall Tour de Romandie
1st Prologue
6th Overall Tour de l'Oise
9th Overall Circuit Cycliste Sarthe
1st Jersey orange.svg Overall Étoile de Bessèges
1st Stage 2
1st Grand Prix des Nations
3rd Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise
4th Overall Paris–Nice
1st Stage 7
1st Jersey violet.svg Overall Vuelta a Burgos
1st Stage 2
1st Clásica de San Sebastián
1st Paris–Camembert
2nd Overall Tour de Romandie
1st Prologue
2nd GP du canton d'Argovie
5th Road race, National Road Championships
6th Overall Giro del Trentino
6th Overall Critérium International
9th Overall Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 1b (ITT)
1st Trophée des Grimpeurs
5th GP de la Ville de Rennes
10th Overall Critérium International
10th Subida a Urkiola
1st Clásica de Sabiñánigo
2nd Overall Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
3rd Overall Tour of Galicia
6th Overall Volta a Catalunya
1st Jersey yellow-bluebar.svg Overall Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
1st Jersey orange.svg Overall Route du Sud
1st Stage 2
9th Overall Volta ao Alentejo

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 38 43 9 DNF
A yellow jersey Tour de France DNF DNF 62
A gold jersey Vuelta a España DNF DNF DNF DNF
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

See also

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