January 18, 2011
Information about Carlos Sastre
- Born April 22, 1975
- Ávila, Spain
- 1.73 m (5 feet 8 inches)
- 61 kg (134 pounds)
- Parents: Teresa Candil and Víctor Sastre
Tour de France
- Winner of the Tour de France: 2008.
Stages won at the Tour de France
- Winner of stage 17; mountain stage, Embrun to Alpe d'Huez (210.5 km): 2008.
- Winner of stage 17; mountain stage, Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne to Morzine (200.5 km): 2006.
- Winner of stage 13; mountain stage, Toulouse to Ax-3 Domaines (197.5 km): 2003.
Tour of Italy (Giro d'Italia)
- Winner of stage 19; mountain stage, Avellino to Mount Vesuvius (164 km): 2009.
- Winner of stage 16; mountain stage, Pergola to Monte Petrano (237 km): 2009.
- Winner of stage 5; team time trial, Piacenza to Cremona (38 km): 2006.
Tour of Spain (Vuelta a España)
- Winner of the overall climber standing: 2000.
- Winner of stage 1, team time trial, Málaga to Málaga (7.2 km): 2006.
Other race won
- Winner at the Klasika Primavera in Spain: 2006.
Other stages won
- Winner of stage 1 of the Scaling of Montjuïc in Barcelona, Spain: 2005.
- Winner of stage 3 of the Tour of Burgos (Vuelta a Burgos): 2001.
- Climbing and general classification rider.
- Cervélo TestTeam, Geox, ONCE (also known as ONCE-Deutsche Bank and ONCE-Eroski) and Team CSC (also known as CSC-Tiscali and Team CSC Saxo Bank).
Yellow jersey of the Tour de France
- He wore the yellow jersey in four consecutive days from stage 18 to stage 21 during the 2008 Tour de France.
- Captain of the Team CSC.
- Captain of the Cervélo TestTeam.
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