ALBERTO CONTADOR VELASCO


Nationality: ESP
Birth date: 06-12-1982

Team History


2017: TREK - SEGAFREDO
2016: TINKOFF
2015: TINKOFF - SAXO

News

Alberto Contador receives massive tribute in his hometown

Pinto is the home town of Alberto Contador and it has presented a celebration in honour to its favourite son after his last Grand Tour. Read more...

Review: The final week of the Vuelta a España

The 2017 edition of the Vuelta a España has come to an end with Chris Froome securing his grand tour double. CyclingPub's Marcelo Hernández reviews the final week. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: It has been a magical day

After three weeks of brave racing by Alberto Contador, the career of the legendary Spanish cyclist has come to an end. Read more...

Vuelta a España Race director: Other cyclists should follow Alberto Contador's example

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) just finished his last day of real racing as a professional rider and the world of cycling is already talking about life without him. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: I had to say goodbye this way

Alberto Contador has taken an epic victory at the top of the Angliru climb in the 20th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador reaches legend status at the Angliru

Trek-Segafredo's Alberto Contador has won the 20st stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: Tomorrow is going to be crazy

Alberto Contador of Trek-Segafredo once again tried his luck by attacking in the 19th stage of the Vuelta a España, but ended up crossing the line together with his GC rivals. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: I try to test people every time I can

Alberto Contador once again colored a stage at the Vuelta a España, trying to attack several times and eventually finishing together with Chris Froome on the 18th day of racing. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: It's a shame I couldn't take the victory

Alberto Contador came close to victory in the 17th stage of the Vuelta a España but ended up crossing the line at 28 seconds from winner Stefan Denifl. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: I'm happy but not very happy

Trek-Segafredo leader Alberto Contador had mixed feelings after finishing fifth in Tuesday's Vuelta a España time trial. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: The time trial is going to be very hard

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) is facing the last week of his career as a professional rider and is determined to make the best of it. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: Today I wanted to be brave

Alberto Contador gave it his all in the 15th stage of the Vuelta a España, attacking early in an attempt to gain time on his general classification rivals. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: I paid the price in the last kilometre

Trek-Segafredo's Alberto Contador tried his chances on the final climb of the 14th stage of the Vuelta a España, but ended up paying the price. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: We will see how the body responds tomorrow

Trek-Segafredo's Alberto Contador is feeling the efforts of the last few days in the Vuelta a España, ahead of the two difficult stages on the weekend. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: Today was a better day than what we were expecting

Alberto Contador was once again the key entertainer in the group of favorites, attacking on the climb to gain some seconds on his GC rivals. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: I decided to break the race and drop some favourites

Trek-Segafredo leader Alberto Contador had mixed feelings after the 11th stage of the Vuelta a España, having lost time on some of his rivals while gaining on others. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: The rain of today will affect our legs tomorrow

Trek-Segafredo's Alberto Contador believes that the rain of the tenth stage will have a negative effect on the riders on Wednesday. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: It's turning into an incredible Vuelta for me

During the first rest day of the Vuelta a España, Alberto Contador talked about the bad days that have virtually taken him out of the GC fight and the two weeks to come. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: I'm not back, I was never gone

Alberto Contador once again proved to be getting into good shape as he managed to keep up with Chris Froome on the Xorret de Cati climb of stage 8 in the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: Chris Froome does need to take more time

Alberto Contador survived another hectic day in the peloton, giving him little opportunity to recover from the difficult previous stage. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: Maybe later some will regret not taking this chance

Alberto Contador was undoubtedly the most combative GC candidate in the sixth stage of the Vuelta a España, and expected a more similar attitude from his rivals. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: The feelings were better today

Alberto Contador finished in the group of race leader Chris Froome on the fifth day of the Vuelta a España, a result that looks more promising than earlier in the race. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: I have to trust that I'm going to recover

Alberto Contador of Trek-Segafredo had a day to think about his time loss of the third stage, and admits that stomach troubles may well be the cause of his problems. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: Today I felt very weak

Trek-Segafredo leader Alberto Contador admitted that he felt weak throughout the third stage of the Vuelta a España, in which he lost well over two minutes to his main GC rivals. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: Tomorrow the race starts to get difficult

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) is now at 52 seconds from leader Yves Lampaert (Quick-Step Floors) after the second stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: 25 seconds is a lot

Trek-Segafredo finished the first stage of the Vuelta a España (TTT) in eleventh position, at 35 seconds from BMC. Alberto Contador knows he lost some time, but hopes for the best. Read more...

Trek-Segafredo to tackle Vuelta a España with Alberto Contador and John Degenkolb

Trek-Segafredo has unveiled its line-up for the upcoming Vuelta a España. As expected, Alberto Contador will be leading the team in his final race as a professional cyclist. Read more...

Bib number 1 for Alberto Contador at Vuelta a España

Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador will ride his last race as a professional, the upcoming Vuelta a España, wearing shirt number 1. Read more...

Alberto Contador to retire after Vuelta a España

Trek-Segafredo's Alberto Contador has announced that the upcoming Vuelta a España will be his last race as a professional rider. Read more...

Tour de France - Alberto Contador: In a maximum of ten days I will say what I will do

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) finished a Tour de France in which he suffered several crashes and didn't get the results he was looking for. Read more...

Tour de France - Alberto Contador: My participation in La Vuelta a España is uncertain

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) finished the 20th stage of the Tour de France in sixth position, only 21 seconds slower than Maciej Bodnar in the time trial. Read more...

Tour de France - Alberto Contador: Rigoberto Uran will ride an extraordinary time trial

Alberto Contador finished the 19th stage of the Tour de France with a good mood and he discussed the chances of the favourites of the General Classification. Read more...

Tour de France - Alberto Contador: Chris Froome has already won this Tour de France

Alberto Contador of Trek-Segafredo did not have the best of days in the 18th stage of the Tour de France. Read more...

Tour de France - Alberto Contador: I couldn't fight for the victory

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) was one of the stars of the day by attacking and leading the race almost until the end. Read more...

Alberto Contador denies this is his last Tour de France

After the 17th stage on Tuesday, Alberto Contador has denied that this is going to be his last Tour de France. Read more...

Steven de Jongh: This is the last Tour de France for Alberto Contador

Alberto Contador is currently riding his last Tour de France. This was confirmed by Trek-Segafredo manager Steven de Jongh. Read more...

Tour de France - Alberto Contador looking at Galibier for potential stage victory

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) is recovering well from the injuries he sustained at the Tour de France and the rider now has new objectives for what is left of the race. Read more...

Tour de France - Alberto Contador: I'm hopeful about the rest of the Tour

Trek-Segafredo's Alberto Contador has arrived to the finish line with the group of favourites at the 15th stage of the Tour de France. Read more...

Tour de France - Alberto Contador on stage 15: I haven't even looked at it in the road book

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) has survived another stage of the Tour de France and keeps focusing on recovering from the injuries caused by the crashes. Read more...

Alberto Contador: Now I want to enjoy myself

Alberto Contador of Trek-Segafredo is determined to enjoy himself in the remainder of the Tour de France, rather than focusing on the General Classification. Read more...

Alberto Contador: Today was better than I was hoping for

Trek-Segafredo's Alberto Contador has lost more time in the General Classification at the 12th stage of the Tour de France, although he was stronger than he expected to be. Read more...

Alberto Contador: This Tour is pushing me to the limit, even psychologically

Trek-Segafredo's Alberto Contador suffered two crashes during the eleventh stage of the Tour de France, but he is very motivated to fight until the end. Read more...

Alberto Contador: I hope I don't have to wait for the Alps to attack

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) feels more optimistic despite the pain caused by his crashes at the Tour de France. The Spaniard is looking for the right moment to attack. Read more...

Alberto Contador: I don't know why Nairo Quintana pushed me

Alberto Contador is still sore because of the two crashes he suffered in the ninth stage of the Tour de France, and he wonders why Nairo Quintana caused the second one. Read more...

Alberto Contador: Tomorrow we will really see how I am

Trek-Segafredo leader Alberto Contador survived yet another difficult day in the Tour de France and expects to discover his true form in Sunday's tough mountain stage. Read more...

Alberto Contador: Someone's wheel cut into my shoe

Trek-Segafredo's Alberto Contador has indicated that the seventh stage of the Tour de France wasn't as smooth as it should hav been and that he almost got injured at the beginning. Read more...

Alberto Contador: Sunday's stage is the hardest in this Tour de France

On a sprinter's day in the Tour de France, Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) reflected on the mountains stages to come on the weekend. Read more...

Alberto Contador: In this Tour you have to be consistent

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) finished the fifth day of the Tour de France in eighth position of the General Classification, at 52 seconds from Chris Froome (Team Sky). Read more...

Alberto Contador: I told my teammates to take distance

Trek-Segafredo's Alberto Contador told his teammates to take more distance from the front of the peloton in order to avoid being involved in crashes in the nervy finale of stage 4. Read more...

Alberto Contador: I didn't have enough gas to attack

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) tested legs during the last climb at the third stage of the Tour de France. Read more...