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2018 Overall Results - Men

Cat Pos 30.
GC Pos 33.
Time 28:52.18,6
Distance 653km
Avg. Speed 22.62km/h
Climbing 13530m

2018 Stage Results - Men

Prologue 22. Cat, 22. GC
0:49.11,3 +3.48,0
Stage 1 30. Cat, 31. GC
4:31.02,7 +22.40,1
Stage 2 46. Cat, 59. GC
4:44.45,1 +38.52,8
Stage 3 24. Cat, 24. GC
4:39.58,5 +22.44,4
Stage 4 28. Cat, 29. GC
4:58.18,2 +31.55,6
Stage 5 64. Cat, 99. GC
2:24.25,5 +39.35,9
Stage 6 40. Cat, 49. GC
3:51.28,1 +42.19,6
Stage 7 7. Cat, 7. GC
2:53.09,3 +5.31,8

Jose and Joaquim have completed both the Absa Cape Epics they entered together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2018 Team MERIDA FACTORY RACING (Men), Cat Pos: 30., GC Pos: 33., Time: 28:52.18,6

2017 Team MERIDA FACTORY RACING (Men), Cat Pos: 18., GC Pos: 18., Time: 29:24.16,6

39-1 Jose Hermida

Spain Spain

Epics Completed: 9

Nickname: Sepi.

Age: 39

Weight: 66kg

Height: 172,5cm

Heart Rate: 35bpm (rest) 35bpm (max)

 

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
Because its the best stage race in the world and its a big challenger every year.

Best Results:
Olympic Games 2000 4th place
Olimpic Games 2004 Silver Medal
Olympic Games 2008 10th place
4th Place 2012 Olympic Games
15th place RIO 2016 Olympic Games
2010 XCO World Champion
3 x Gold Medallist XCO European Championships(2002-2004-2007)
2 x Silver Medallist XCO European Championships(2001-2009)
Bronze Medallist 2005 XCO World Championships
Bronze Medallist 2013 CXO World Championships

Absa Cape Epics History:

2018 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 30. GC Pos: 33. Time: 28:52.18,6

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 18. GC Pos: 18. Time: 29:24.16,6

2015 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 4. GC Pos: 4. Time: 31:47.47,3

2014 - Individual Finisher (Men) Time: 33:47.37,3

2013 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 4. GC Pos: 4. Time: 30:19.55,0
            Stage Wins: Stg 1. Stg 7. (2)

2011 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 10. GC Pos: 10. Time: 30:37.57,9
            Stage Wins: Stg 6. (1)

2010 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 6. GC Pos: 6. Time: 30:44.56,8
            Stage Wins: Stg 7. (1)

2009 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 11. GC Pos: 11. Time: 30:25.24,1

2007 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 9. GC Pos: 9. Time: 35:32.26,4
            Stage Wins: Stg 3. (1)

39-2 Joaquim Rodriguez

Spain Spain

Epics Completed: 2

Age: 39

 

Absa Cape Epics History:

2018 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 30. GC Pos: 33. Time: 28:52.18,6

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 18. GC Pos: 18. Time: 29:24.16,6