Nairo Quintana Biography

March 29, 2020
First published on:March 29, 2020
by Ramin

Facts of Nairo Quintana

Birth Name Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas
Birth Place Cómbita, Boyacá, Colombia
Famous Name Nairo Quintana
Birth Date 4 February 1990
Horoscope Aquarius
Father Luis Quintana
Mother Eloisa Rojas
Net Worth £5 million euros. 
Siblings Dayer Quintana, Nelly Quintana, Lady Quintana, and William Quintana
No. of Twitter Followers 1.1 million
No. of Instagram Followers 1.2 million
Height 5' 5''
Weight 58 Kg
No. of Siblings 4
Profession Racing Cyclist
Married to Yeimi Paola Hernandez
Children Mariana Quintana

Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas aka "El Condor de Los Andes" is a Colombian Racing Cyclist who works for the UCI ProTeam Arkea-Samsic. He is known for his Steep climbing skills who launch sustained and repeated attacks on Steep slope. He also has a decent time on trials making him a perfect contender for racing.

Alexander was born on 4 February 1990 under the star sign Aquarius. He was born alongside four other siblings on Combita, Boyaca, Colombia. He comes from a farming background. His father, Luis Quintana, spent 300,000 Colombian pesos (£71.91) on a racing bike to let Nairo participate in racing. His mother is Eloisa Rojas. His brother and sisters are Dayer Quintana, Nelly Quintana, Lady Quintana, and William Quintana. Dayer is also a professional cyclist who rode for Movistar.

Nairo Quintana Net Worth in 2020: What is his salary on Team Arkea-Samsic?

The Colombian native started his career in the cycling world from a very small age and has been one of the greatest names in Colombia since racing in the professional league. His reported income in 2018 was £2 million euros which were paid by Movistar, according to the reports from Brujulabike.

The contract with the Movistar ended in 2019 and he signed another contract with Arkea-Samsic for 2020. The Tour de France winner is said to be trusted with the team's management and not being able to win Grand tour since 2016. Not only Quintana but the Grand Tour Specialist Mikel Landa would also be moving to Bahrain-Merida earlier that year. Quintana will also be joined by his brother Dayer Quintana in 2020.

Nairo Quintana with his thousands of dollars BMW SOURCE: [email protected]

Although the contract details haven't been revealed in any media, Quintana, one of the best riders in the world, he will be earning a amount similar to his previous contract of £2 million euros

 In addition to his contracts, he also receives sponsorship deals and endorsement deals that add a certain value to his net worth. Throughout his career, he has managed to accumulate an astounding net worth of £5 million euros. 

With all of his fortune, he has been living a lavish and wonderful life with his family.   

Nairo Quintana Wife; Who is the wife of the Colombian Cyclist?

The 5' 5'' tall in height is married to Yeimi Paola Hernandez who is working as an Administrator in Colombia. She was a student at the Pedagogical and Technological University of Colombia who graduated in 2013.

Nairo Quintana with his family SOURCE: [email protected]

Although the details regarding their marriage aren't revealed in any media, we do know that the couple is blessed with a beautiful daughter, Mariana Quintana who was born on February 2014 who is turning six this year. 

Nairo Quintana Bike

The son of Luis Quintana rides a Canyon's Ultimate CF SLX, an all-rounder. The bike has special features such as Campagnolo Super Record groupset all around, including rim brakes, and the wheels are Campy’s 35mm Bora Ultra model.

Nairo Quintana in his Bike SOURCE: [email protected]

Moreover, the bike is lightweight and responsive yet accommodates 32mm tires for epic rides. In addition to his bike, his other gears include Garmin Edge 830, Oakley EVZero Stride, and Fi'zi:k Infinito R1.

Nairo Quintana Age, Height and Weight 

The climbing specialist was born on 4 February 1990 and has turned 30 this year. He stands tall at 5 ft 5 in and weighs 58 Kg. 

For a professional cyclist, his weight is an important factor in races and does everything to manage his weight. Geraint Thomas is very conscious of his weight as well.

Nairo Quintana Covid 19: Tweeted about Staying Home on Twitter 

In a recent twitter post, he shared information regarding the corona Virus.  

Nairo Quintana alongside his brother SOURCE: [email protected]

"Coronemos este virus compartiendo en casa con nuestros seres queridos!, en estas épocas difíciles aprendemos que la familia es lo más valioso que tenemos, y que debemos aprovechar de su presencia al máximo. Un fuerte abrazo a todos y"

The message translates to winning the virus by staying at home with your loved ones and spending quality time with them. 

Major wins 

  • Tour de France Mountains classification (2013)
  • Tour de France Young rider classification (2013, 2015)
  • Tour de France 3* individual stages (2013, 2018, 2019)
  • Giro d'Italia General classification (2014)
  • Giro d'Italia Young rider classification (2014)
  • Giro d'Italia 3 individual stages (2014, 2017)
  • Vuelta a Espana General classification (2016)
  • Vuelta a Espana Combination classification (2016)
  • Vuelta a Espana 2* individual stages (2016, 2019)
  • Vuelta a Espana 2* TTT stages (2012, 2014)
  • Tour of the Basque Country (2013)
  • Volta a Catalunya (2016)
  • Tour de Romandie (2016)
  • Tirreno–Adriatico (2015, 2017)
  • Vuelta a Burgos (2013, 2014)
  • Tour de la Provence (2020)
  • Giro Dell'Emilia (2012)

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