Happy birthday to Antonio Suarez who was born on this day in 1932, and died on January 6, 1981.
The Spanish rider is best remembered for wining the 1959 Vuelta a Espana in front of Jose Segu of Spain and Rik Van Looy of Belgium. In addition, Suarez won the Mountains Jersey in the 1959 Vuelta a Espana as well.
He also won the Points Jersey in the 1961 Vuelta a Espana.
Additionally, Suarez was 3rd in the 1961 Giro d’Italia behind Arnaldo Pambianco of Italy and Jacques Anquetil of France.
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