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.
Bronze 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.