Álvaro Tardáguila

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Álvaro Tardáguila (2005)

Álvaro Walter Tardáguila Silva (born August 16, 1975 ) is a former Uruguayan cyclist .

Álvaro Tardáguila, son of 1972 cyclist and Olympian Walter Tardáguila , won the 2004 Murraysville Classic in the United States, and he was successful on part of the Tour de Korea . A year later he won two stages of the Clásica del Oeste-Doble Bragado and the overall ranking of the Vuelta Ciclista del Uruguay . He was also runner-up at the Univest Grand Prix and in the overall ranking of the Tour of Christiana . In 2006 Tardáguila was successful on a section of the Rutas de América .

In 2005, Tardaguila tested positive for EPO and anabolic steroids after racing in the US and was banned for two years.

At the 2012 Rutas de América , Tardáguila took first place in the sprint for the Amanecer team, ahead of Mateo Sasso .


  • Día de las Americas and two stages

Individual evidence

  1. Ralf Meutgens : Doping in cycling , Bielefeld 2007, p. 264ff. ISBN 978-3-7688-5245-6 . Based on Tardaguila's race results, it can be assumed that the suspension only began in 2006.
  2. Rutas de América: ganó Jorge Soto - Caminó alegre (Spanish) on www.futbol.com.uy of February 26, 2012, accessed on February 26, 2012
  3. Page no longer available , search in web archives: final ranking on the website of the Uruguayan Cycling Federation (PDF)@1@ 2Template: Dead Link / www.federacionciclistauruguaya.com.uy

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