Amateur Cycling Champion of Navarre and Spain, ...Amateur Cycling Champion of Navarre and Spain, 1983. Spanish Cycling Champion, 1993. 1st place Vuelta a Murcia and Tour del Porvenir, 1986, Vuelta a los Valles Mineros, 1987, Volta a Catalunya, 1988, 91, 92, Paris-Nice Cycling Classic, 1988, 89, 90, Critérium International, Avignon, France, 1988, San Sebástian Cycling Classic, 1990, Tour de France, 1991, 92, 93, Giro d'Italia, 1993.\r\nBronze medalist World Long-Distance Cycling Championship, 1992, Gold medal Individual Time Trial Atlanta Olympics, 1996. Recipient Principe de Asturias prize for Sports. Decorated Grand Cross Order of Sports Merit, 1993.\r\nNamed to Legion of Honor, France, 1993.