Luis Ocaña

Spanish racing cyclist

Jesús Luis Ocaña Pernía (9 June 1945 – 19 May 1994) was a Spanish road bicycle racer. He won the 1973 Tour de France and the 1970 Vuelta a España. He was born in Priego, Cuenca, Spain.

Luis Ocaña
Tour de France, Luis Ocaña, Bestanddeelnr 926-5233.jpg
Personal information
Full nameJesús Luis Ocaña Pernía
Born(1945-06-09)9 June 1945
Priego, Spain
Died19 May 1994(1994-05-19) (aged 48)
Nogaro, France
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Professional team(s)
1968–1969Fagor
1970–1974Bic
1975–1976Super Ser Zeus
1977Frisol Gazelle
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
General classification (1973)
9 stages
Vuelta a España
General classification (1970)
6 stages

Stage races

Tour of the Basque Country
General classification (1971, 1973)
Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
General classification (1970, 1972, 1973)

One-day races and Classics

Spanish National Road Race Champion (1968, 72)
Grand Prix des Nations (1971)

Ocaña died in Nogaro, France at the age of 48.

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