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Vicente Trueba
Personal information
Full name Vicente Trueba Pérez
Nickname The Flea of Torrelavega
Born (1905-10-16)October 16, 1905
Sierrapando, Spain
Died November 10, 1986(1986-11-10) (aged 81)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Cyclist
Rider type Climber specialist
Major wins
First winner of King of the Mountains (1933)

Vicente Trueba Pérez (October 16, 1905 in Sierrapando, Cantabria – November 10, 1986) was a Spanish professional cyclist. He is famous for being the first winner of the King of the Mountains in the Tour de France. This is a competition for the best climber in the race. It was first held in 1933.


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