Darwin Atapuma

Darwin Atapuma

Atapuma at the 2014 Tour de San Luis
Personal information
Full name Jhon Darwin Atapuma Hurtado
Nickname El Puma
Born (1988-01-15) 15 January 1988
Túquerres, Nariño, Colombia
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 59 kg (130 lb; 9.3 st)
Team information
Current team BMC Racing Team
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climbing Specialist
Professional team(s)
2009–2011 Colombia es Pasión–Coldeportes
2012–2013 Colombia–Coldeportes
2014– BMC Racing Team
Major wins

Single-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (2008)
Infobox last updated on
01 June 2014
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Atapuma and the second or maternal family name is Hurtado.

Jhon Darwin Atapuma Hurtado (born 15 January 1988) is a Colombian cyclist who rides for the BMC Racing Team professional cycling team.[1]

After two seasons with Colombia,[2] Atapuma left the team at the end of the 2013 season and joined the BMC Racing Team for 2014.[1] In 2015, he finished 16th in the Giro d'Italia and 56th in the Vuelta a España.[3] In the 2016 Vuelta a España, he held the red jersey after a second-place finish in Stage 4.[4] In September 2016 Atapuma announced that he would join Lampre–Merida on a two-year deal from 2017.[5]

Career achievements

Major results

6th Overall Vuelta al Ecuador
1st Stages 2 & 8
1st National Road Race Championships
3rd Overall Tour de Beauce
1st Stage 3
6th Overall Coupe des nations Ville Saguenay
6th Overall Vuelta a Colombia
8th Overall Trofeu Cidade da Guarda
9th Overall Tour de l'Avenir
9th Overall Tour de l'Ain
3rd National Road Race Championships
8th Overall Giro del Trentino
1st Stage 4
9th Overall Volta a Portugal
10th Overall Vuelta a Colombia
10th Overall Giro di Padania
1st Stage 6 Tour de Pologne
6th Overall Tour of Slovenia
6th Overall Tour of Turkey
9th Overall Tour de San Luis
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Vuelta a España
7th Overall Volta a Catalunya
Vuelta a España
Held after Stages 4–7
Held after Stages 4–7
1st Stage 5 Tour de Suisse
4th Overall Tour of Utah
9th Overall Giro d'Italia

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro - 16 9
Yellow jersey Tour WD - -
red jersey Vuelta - 56 32

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress


External links

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