Egan Bernal Biography
Egan Bernal (Egan Arley Bernal Gómez) is Colombian cyclist who rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Ineos. On July 27, 2019 he became the first-ever Colombian and youngest winner of the Tour de France since World War II.
Egan Bernal Age
Bernal is 22 years old; he was born on January 13, 1887 in Zipaquirá, Colombia.
Egan Bernal Height
Bernal stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Egan Bernal Nationality
Bernal is a Colombian national.
Egan Bernal Parents
Egan is the son of Germán Bernal and Flor Gómez. His father was a rider too and is the one who inspired Egan. At the age of 8, he bought him a mountain bike. During the weekends he would ride with his dad.
Egan Bernal Girlfriend
Bernal is in a relationship with Xiomy Guerrero who is also a Colombian national and a student of finance and international business course.
After he won the Tour de France he thanked his girlfriend saying; “It’s really special to have my girlfriend here. She has been there since the start. Sometimes when preparing these big races we have to make huge sacrifices, and she has always been there for me.”
Egan Bernal Tour de France
On July 28, 2019 Egan won the 2019 Tour de France becoming the first Colombian and the first South American to win the Tour de France.
Geraint Thomas, the outgoing Tour champion and Ineos teammate said; “It’s incredible, I said to him, ‘Enjoy it, soak it all up and don’t worry about crying, because all real men cry.’ He’s an amazing athlete and it’s been an honour to be part of this.
The talent was there to see from the very start. e’s improving all the time and was born to go uphill fast. He’s got the best team around him and he can continue to improve. He’s a humble guy with good support from his family and a very bright future. He has a good network to keep him grounded.”
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