NAIRO ALEXANDER QUINTANA ROJAS


Nationality: COL
Birth date: 04-02-1990

Team History


2017: MOVISTAR TEAM
2016: MOVISTAR TEAM
2015: MOVISTAR TEAM

News

Eusebio Unzue about Tour de France cobbles stage: We have to pray to the gods

Movistar Team boss Eusebio Unzue believes that the 2018 Tour de France will start not once but twice, as result of the much feared cobbled stage near Roubaix. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: Mikel Landa is not a rival, he's a teammate

During the concentration of Movistar in Spain, Nairo Quintana took some time to talk to the media about the 2018 season and his relationship with Mikel Landa. Read more...

Mikel Landa: I would have liked another kind of welcome from Quintana

Mikel Landa has not felt welcome at Movistar after the interview of Nairo Quintana in which he claimed the sole leadership of the team. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: As the team leader that I am, I welcome Landa

Movistar's Nairo Quintana is already looking forward to next season, having his eye on the Tour de France and establishing his position as the leader of the squad. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: The stages in the north are going to be difficult

Movistar's Nairo Quintana believes that the course of the 2018 Tour de France will suit him well. He said this at the presentation of the route in Paris. Read more...

Dave Brailsford: We wouldn't try to sign a rider that already has a contract

In the last two days Colombian media have reported the departure of Nairo Quintana from Movistar to Team Sky or Astana. The British formation denies any interest in the rider. Read more...

Tour de France - Nairo Quintana: Next year I will ride the Tour

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) has had yet another difficult stage at the Tour de France. Like he had already anticipated, his legs were not strong enough. Read more...

Manager of Nairo Quintana: I don't have any offers for him

The agent of Movistar rider Nairo Quintana denies that the two-times Grand Tour winner may be moving to a different team at the end of the season. Read more...

Tour de France - Nairo Quintana: I have suffered too much

The 17th stage of the Tour de France was another difficult day for Nairo Quintana (Movistar) who had more difficult times on the climbs. Read more...

Tour de France - Nairo Quintana: Double Grand Tour can be done again

During the second rest day of the Tour de France, Nairo Quintana (Movistar) has taken the time to reflect on the race, the season and the future. Read more...

Tour de France - Nairo Quintana: When the body doesn't respond, nothing can be done

The 15th stage of the Tour de France has left Nairo Quintana (Movistar) out of the top 10 in the General Classification standings. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: I thought the climb was not going to be that complicated

Nairo Quintana lost 25 seconds in the General Classification during the 14th stage of the Tour de France. The rider had to struggle during the last climb to avoid losing more time. Read more...

Father of Nairo Quintana: Movistar is burning out my son

The father of Colombian cyclist Nairo Quintana believes that Movistar Team is burning out his son by making him ride for the General Classification in both the Giro and the Tour. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: I hope I can have more days like today

The 13th stage of the Tour de France was a good day for Nairo Quintana. The rider was part of the front group in the last kilometers and crossed the finish line in second place. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: Maybe I'll try to get a stage victory

Movistar's Nairo Quintana has lost more time in the General Classification of the Tour de France but remains in eighth position at 4'01" from race leader Fabio Aru. Read more...

Nairo Quintana about stage 12: If I feel strong, I will attack

Nairo Quintana of Movistar Team believes that the 12th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday may give him a chance to make a difference for the General Classification. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: I don't want to say anything about my form

Movistar's Nairo Quintana finished the 10th stage of the Tour de France safely inside the peloton and didn't want to comment much on his form. Read more...

Movistar and Nairo Quintana criticise Tour de France descents

Movistar team and Nairo Quintana have expressed disagreement with the route of the Tour de France, particularly because of the amount of descents. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: I fought as much as I could

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) had a difficult day in the Tour de France after getting dropped from the group of favorites and eventually dropping to eighth place in the GC. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: Tomorrow is a very important test

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) is pleased with the way stage eight developed, and he thinks Sunday's stage is the one that will make a difference. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: We are ready for what is coming

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) arrived safely to the finish line at the seventh stage of the Tour de France. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: My strength has not improved, but I feel good

Nairo Quintana is glad that he could finish another flat stage without any trouble, having the chance to recover for the weekend when the Tour de France returns to the mountains. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: It was a very difficult day for me

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) finished in ninth position at the fifth stage of the Tour de France. The rider is now 54 seconds behind Chris Froome (Team Sky) in the GC. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: La Planche will be quite an important test

Movistar's Nairo Quintana came unscathed from the fourth stage of the Tour de France, in which there were two crashes of importance, and looks forward to the fifth day of racing. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: We got through a dangerous day

Movistar's Nairo Quintana finished the third stage of the Tour de France in the 21st position of the overall classification, at 48 seconds from the race's leader Geraint Thomas. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: My number one rival is still Chris Froome

Movistar's Nairo Quintana is prepared to face the Tour de France. Having weighed his chances against his rivals, he knows perfectly well who to keep an eye on. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde: I will go to the Tour to help Quintana, nothing else

Alejandro Valverde is going to the Tour de France with the objective of helping Nairo Quintana. The rider of Movistar will not be riding for a position in the GC, he says. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: We will try to win the Tour de France

Nairo Quintana of Movistar is ready to face the upcoming Tour de France. The rider has put the Giro d'Italia behind him and now focuses entirely on the Grande Boucle. Read more...

Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde to lead Movistar at Tour de France

Movistar team has announced its pre-selection for the Tour de France's squad. Colombian Nairo Quintana and Spaniard Alejandro Valverde will be leading the team in the French race. Read more...

Pinot wins, Quintana leads, Dumoulin limits damage in Giro

Thibaut Pinot has won the penultimate stage of the Giro d'Italia. Nairo Quintana remains in pink although Tom Dumoulin limited the damage with only Sunday's time trial to go. Read more...

Nairo Quintana leads Giro, Mikel Landa wins stage 19

Nairo Quintana is the new leader of the 2017 Giro d'Italia after gaining time on Tom Dumoulin in the penultimate mountain stage. Mikel Landa of Team Sky took the stage victory. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: This is a way to prepare for the Giro

Nairo Quintana has taken the victory in the Tirreno-Adriatico for the second time in his career. The Movistar rider is enjoying the moment but also preparing for what is to come. Read more...

Rohan Dennis wins time trial in Tirreno-Adriatico, overall for Nairo Quintana

Rohan Dennis of BMC Racing Team has won the closing time trial at the Tirreno-Adriatico. Movistar's Nairo Quintana did enough to secure the overall victory. Read more...

Nairo Quintana: Every time I have more experience and maturity

Nairo Quintana has shown a great performance during the fourth stage of Tirreno-Adriatico. Read more...

Nairo Quintana impresses and wins in Tirreno-Adriatico

Nairo Quintana is the new leader of the 2017 Tirreno-Adriatico after beating all of his rivals in stage 4 of the Italian race. Read more...

Bryan Coquard and Nairo Quintana celebrate in Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

Bryan Coquard of Direct Energie has won the last stage of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana. The overall classification went to Colombian Nairo Quintana of Movistar. Read more...

Quintana: It is a very special victory on the day of my birthday

Colombian Nairo Quintana got the victory at the Queen Stage of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana and wears the leader's jersey with one day to go of the race. Read more...

Nairo Quintana leads Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana after impressive win

Nairo Quintana of Movistar Team is the new leader of the Volta a la Comunidad Valenciana after winning the queen stage in impressive fashion. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali praises Nairo Quintana's attempt at Giro-Tour double

Giro d'Italia champion Vincenzo Nibali has praised Movistar's Nairo Quintana for targeting the Italian race and the Tour de France in the same year. Read more...

Nairo Quintana to ride Giro and Tour, Valverde to focus on Tour and Vuelta

Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde will both ride the Tour de France this year. In addition, Quintana will also ride the Giro d'Italia while Valverde will focus on the Vuelta. Read more...

2017 WorldTour teams preview: Movistar Team

As the 2017 cycling season approaches, CyclingPub takes a look at the 18 WorldTour teams for the coming year. Today it's the turn of Movistar Team. Read more...

Giro d'Italia not at all certain for Nairo Quintana, says Unzue

The participation of Colombian Nairo Quintana in the 2017 Giro d'Italia isn't quite as certain as the rider had recently stated, according to Movistar boss Eusebio Unzue. Read more...

Nairo Quintana to ride Giro d'Italia and Tour de France in 2017

Colombian cyclist Nairo Quintana will ride the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France in 2017. Read more...

Nairo Quintana may ride Giro d'Italia and Tour de France

Movistar has confirmed that Nairo Quintana is considering the possibility of riding the upcoming Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France. Read more...

Nairo Quintana renews with Movistar until 2019

2016 Vuelta a España champion Nairo Quintana has renewed his contract with Movistar team until 2019. Read more...



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