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Carlos Sastre

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameCarlos•Sastre Candil
Used nameCarlos•Sastre
Born22 April 1975 in Madrid, Madrid (ESP)
Measurements171 cm / 61 kg
AffiliationsTeam Saxo Bank, Lyngby, Rebild (DEN)
NOC Spain


Carlos Sastre was a Spanish professional who raced from 1997-2010. Sastre was primarily a stage racer, with good abilities climbing in the mountains. He won the 2008 Tour de France and 2000 Vuelta à España, and appeared on the podium five times in the grand tours. In addition to his two grand tour wins, he was third at the Tour in 2006, third in the 2008 Giro d’Italia, and second in the 2007 Vuelta. He also won the mountains classification at the 2000 Vuelta and 2008 Tour.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2008 Summer Olympics Cycling Road (Cycling) ESP Carlos Sastre
Road Race, Individual, Men (Olympic) 48