Egan Bernal Bio, Net Worth, Cyclist, Current Team, Salary, Nationality, Age, Height, Wiki, Weight, Salary, Bike, Family, Injury, Affair, Girlfriend
Egan Bernal is a Colombian professional cyclist and social media personality from Bogota. Currently, he rides for UCI World Team Ineos. The young cyclist recently achieved his career's biggest victory after winning "Tour de France". It is an annual men's multiple stage bicycle race mainly held in France. Furthermore, the event took place from July 06, 2019 in Brussels, Belgium and concluded on July 28, 2019, in the Champs-Elysees stage in Paris.
Moreover, a total of 176 cyclists from 22 teams participated in the race. In fact, Bernal defended his lead on stage 20. The young athlete is the first-ever Colombian to acquire title. He also the youngest winner of the Tour de France since World War II, according to Wikipedia.
Who are the parents of Egan Bernal?
Recalling his early life, Egan Bernal was born in Bogota, Colombia. He is Colombian by nationality and belongs to white. His birth sign is Capricorn and faith in Christianity. He is a son of German Bernal and Flor Gomez. He has one younger brother.
Regarding his education, He was graduated from high school but the name of the institution is yet to be disclosed.
When did Egan Bernal pursue his cycling career?
- After a successful 2017, winning two stages and the overall title at the Tour de l'Avenir, Bernal signed for Team Sky for the 2018 season.
- Bernal made his debut for Team Sky in the Tour Down Under as team leader, where he won the young rider classification and finished in 6th place in the overall standings
- In February 2018, Bernal won the Colombian National Time Trial Championships. He then celebrated his first victory with Team Sky by winning the overall standings at the first edition of the Tour Colombia (Colombia Oro y Paz), with Nairo Quintana placing second. Bernal secured the overall victory after attacking the final 20-kilometer (12-mile) climb on the last day before finishing second. Bernal won despite the fact that his fellow Colombian teammate Sergio Henao was originally designated as the team leader.
- In July 2018, he was named in the start list for the Tour de France. Bernal rode as a domestique for team leaders Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas. He was the youngest participant in the race and was still able to drop many contenders in the mountains.
- Bernal started his 2019 season in Colombia. He rode in the national championships and in his home stage race, the Tour Colombia. Bernal, however, was unable to defend his title in the race, finishing fourth overall. Bernal later went to Europe to compete in Paris–Nice. The Colombian impressed in the crosswinds, the individual time trial, and in the mountains, claiming the overall victory ahead of Nairo Quintana.
- His success in stage races continued, finishing third in the Volta a Catalunya, and winning a stage and the overall classification in the Tour de Suisse.
- His biggest victory yet in his career occurred at the Tour de France, when he took the yellow jersey on stage 19, after attacking and putting over a minute on then-leader Julian Alaphilippe. The stage was canceled and the times were taken at the top of the Col de l’Iseran. He defended his lead on stage 20, another mountain stage, which will make him the first-ever Colombian to win and also the youngest winner of the Tour de France since World War II at age 22.
Who is Egan Bernal dating at present?
Reflecting his personal life, Egan Bernal was an unmarried man. He likes to make his low profile. Thus, there is no information available regarding his past and present affairs. But some of the online sources said to be Xiomy Guerrero was dated by him. The information is not exact, maybe it was rumored. Let's see what happens in the future. until then stay tuned with us.
How much is Egan Bernal's net worth?
As a popular cyclist, Egan grabbed a lot of achievements, fame, and fortune. According to some online sources, his estimated net worth said to be $10 million at present. however, her salary is yet to be disclosed.
How tall is Egan Bernal?
Observing his body statistics, Egan stands a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 60 Kg. He has a pair of dark brown eyes and black hair color. His body measures 40-30-35 inches with 12 inches bicep size. Further, his shoe size is 7 (UK).
Did You Know?
- He is verified on Instagram and has 80,000 total followers.
- As a Colombian, he is the first South American to win the Tour de France.
- According to sources, his mom discovered that she was pregnant with Egan o the 8th months.
- Earlier, his parents thought it was some sort of medical condition. Their family doctor named Jose Bulla first broke the news and also suggested the baby's name i.e. Egan.