|Date of Birth||February 15, 1976|
|Place of Birth||Torrelavega, Spain|
Oscar Freire is a retired professional road cyclist from Spain. He was born in Torrelavega, Spain, on February 15, 1976. Freire was one of the most accomplished cyclists of the 2000s, winning many stages in the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia, and Vuelta a España, as well as three World Road Race Championships.
In the late 1990s, Freire began his professional career as a sprinter and soon rose to prominence. He was renowned for his speed and ability to win races on both flat and hilly terrain. In 1999, Freire won his first World Road Race Championship. He went on to win two more in the years that followed.
In spite of numerous injuries and losses, Freire remained a top rider until his retirement in 2012. He has stayed engaged in the cycling world since his retirement, coaching and mentoring future cyclists.
Oscar Freire’s Outstanding Accomplishments:
|1999||World Road Race Championship Winner|
|2001||Milan-San Remo Winner|
|2004||World Road Race Championship Winner|
|2005||Amstel Gold Race Winner|
|2007||Tour de France Stage Winner|
|2008||Vuelta a España Stage Winner|
|2011||Spanish National Road Race Championship Winner|