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  Marino Lejarreta    

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Marino Lejarreta was born on May 14, 1957.

The Spanish rider stood on every step of the podium of a certain Grand Tour event.

Lejarreta won the 1982 Vuelta a Espana in front of Michel Pollentier of Belgium and Sven-Ake Nilsson of Sweden.

Lejarreta was also 2nd in the 1983 Vuelta a Espana behind Bernard Hinault of France.

In addition, Lejarreta was 3rd in the 1991 Vuelta a Espana behind fellow Spanish riders Melchor Mauri Pratt and Miguel Indurain.

Lejarreta also won the Points Jersey in the 1983 Vuelta a Espana.




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