|Born||July 16, 1964 in Villava, Spain|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||80 kg (176 lb)|
|Major achievements||5-time Tour de France winner, 2-time Giro d’Italia winner, 2-time World Time Trial champion, Olympic Gold Medalist|
Miguel Indurain is a retired Spanish professional road cyclist. Indurain was born on July 16, 1964, in Villava, Spain, and was recognized for his remarkable time trialing abilities as well as his ability to climb mountains. He began his professional career in 1984 and rode for the Reynolds and Banesto teams throughout his career.
One of Indurain’s most notable accomplishments was winning the Tour de France five times in a row from 1991 to 1995, a feat never before done. He also won the Giro d’Italia twice, in 1992 and 1993, and the World Time Trial Championship twice, in 1995 and 1996. In addition to these notable triumphs, Indurain won a number of other noteworthy events throughout his career, including the Olympic Gold Medal in the individual time trial event at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.
Indurain’s prowess in time trials and ability to climb mountains made him a fearsome force in stage events. He was noted for his calm and cool personality, which helped him stay focused and in control during races. Despite his success on the bike, Indurain remained a humble and reserved individual off the bike.
Indurain resigned from professional cycling in 1996 and has since focused on promoting the sport and philanthropic causes. He is still a well-known and respected personality in the cycling industry, and his successes continue to inspire young cyclists all around the world.
Miguel Indurain’s Greatest Achievements:
|1991||Tour de France winner|
|1992||Giro d’Italia winner|
|1993||Giro d’Italia winner|
|1994||Tour de France winner|
|1995||Tour de France winner|
|1995||World Time Trial champion|
|1996||Tour de France winner|