21 things you didn't know about Egan Bernal

From his mountain bike beginnings, to gifting the Pope a custom bike

Egan Bernal
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Date of birth13/01/1997
NicknameThe Golden Beetle / The Condor of Zipaquirá
PartnerMaria Fernanda (Mafe) Motas
Turned pro2016
TeamIneos Grenadiers
BikePinarello Dogma F
UCI wins19
Stage race wins8
Grand Tour wins2

Egan Bernal is one of Colombian cycling's most talented exports. Born in the capital city of Bogotá, he was raised in nearby Zipaquirá, and today stands as the only person from his country to have ever won the Tour de France, doing so in the 2019 edition.

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