Ján Svorada — Sponzorovaní závodníci — Duratec

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Ján Svorada

Winner of several stages of the Tour de France, Giro d´Itali, Czech Champion in road race(2005)

Born: 28 August 1968

Residence: Ostopovice u Brna

Equipment in 2005-2006:

  • Carbon mountain frame Rass CC1
  • Road carbon frame Heroine CR1
  • Aluminium road frame Cool RX3

He comes from a sporty family. His father used to be a Czechoslovak national team member in cycling. He has been racing since the age of twelve. When he was eighteen he finished on the fifth place on the Junior World Championship in road cycling inCasablanca. In 2005, he was riding for ED System-ZVVZ team and he was using Duratec frames. He was several times announced the best Czech and Slovak cyclist in the survey of cyclist union called Král cyklistiky (The king of cycling)

He participated three times in total in the Olympic Games. He last started in 2004 inthe Summer Olympic Games in Athens. He won five stages in the Giro d'Italia in total, three stages in the Tour de France (from which he won one final 20th stage in Paris on Avenue des Champs-Élysées in 2001) and three stages in the Spanish Vuelta. He finished on the 3rd place in the Tour de France1994 in the competition for Green Jersey of the best spurter.