Fernando Gaviria is a Colombian cyclist who competes internationally. Fernando Gaviria currently rides for the UAE Team Emirates, having previously been a member of team Etixx–Quick-Step from 2015 to 2018. He recently tested positive for COVID-19, a potential pandemic. However, he is free to leave the nation after recent checks came out negative. Read full biography to know all about Fernando Gaviria age, Fernando Gaviria girlfriend, Fernando Gaviria net worth, Fernando Gaviria career, Fernando Gaviria height, and more
|Real Name||Fernando Gaviria|
|Age||25 years old|
|Birthday||August 19, 1994|
|Birthplace||La Ceja (Antioquia), Colombia|
|Height||approx. 5 ft 11 in|
|Biceps Size||23 inches|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||10.5 (US)|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Fernando Gaviria Biography
Fernando Gaviria was born on August 19, 1994, as Fernando Gaviria Rendon. He is 25 years old and comes from La Ceja (Antioquia), Colombia. José Hernando Gaviria is his dad, and Mara del Carmen Rendón is his mother. Juliana Gaviria, his elder sibling, is a Colombian road cyclist as well. She has participated in the Women’s team relay, Women’s Keirin, and Women’s sprint at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Fernando started cycling when he was 15 years old. He rose to international prominence after defeating world champion Mark Cavendish in the 2015 Tour de San Luis. There is no material available about Fernando’s school history or other specifics about his upbringing. Fernando is also a Colombian national, but his cultural origin is unclear. His zodiac sign is also Leo.
Height & Weight
Moving on to Fernando’s body proportions, he stands at 1.80 m, or 5 feet 11 in, and weighs about 71 kilograms, or 157 lb or 11 st 3 lb. Aside from these, no detail is available regarding his chest-waist-hip measurements, dres’ style, shoe size, and so on. He also has black hair and dark brown skin.
In terms of social media, Fernando is active on Twitter and Instagram. He entered Twitter in July 2011 and has 170.5k followers so far. Furthermore, as of March 2020, he had 321k followers on his Instagram account @fernandogaviriarendon, with 353 updates. His most recent article is regarding his wellbeing after testing positive for COVID-19 during the UAE Tour.
Fernando started cycling at the age of 15, and he signed a professional deal with the Etixx–Quick-Step cycling squad for the 2016 season. And, in 2015 and 2016, he won back-to-back gold medals in the Omnium at the World Championships. He also placed fourth in the men’s Omnium at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Fernando won the omnium and Madison competitions at the 2012 UCI Juniors Track World Championships prior to his professional road career. The next year, he won the under-23 Pan-American road race and participated in the Tour de l’Avenir. He did not win a stage at this festival, but he did win the bunch sprint behind the breakaway on the first stage. He came second in the points race. In the same year, he captured the omnium at the 2014–15 UCI Track Cycling World Cup round in London.
Fernando Gaviria rose to international prominence after his first big road cycling winning streak, which began in January 2015. It happened during the Tour de San Luis, one of the most important early-season cycling events. Fernando surprised himself by winning the first stage of the race. As a result, he was able to defeat the 2011 world champion, Mark Cavendish of the Etixx–Quick-Step squad.
The world champion had never heard of Fernando before this run. Fernando again won the third stage of the race, again beating Mark. Mark won the final stage of this event, with Fernando finishing a near second.
Fernando Gaviria Achievements
- Tour de France Grand Tours: 2 independent stages (2018)
Points ranking for the 2017 Giro d’Italia, as well as 5 individual stages (2017, 2019)
- Classics and one-day races
- Impanis-Van Petegem GP (2016)
- Tours from Paris (2016)
Fernando Gaviria’s net worth in 2023
He has not revealed his precise earnings estimates. However, reports measure Fernando Gaviria’s net worth to be between $1 Million – $5 Million as of February 2023.