Victor Hugo Pena

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Birthday
10, 1974
Birthplace
Colombia
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1974 (age 45)
Birthplace
Colombia

About

Retired professional cyclist who raced for teams like US Postal and Rock Racing during his successful 14-year career. He is notable for becoming the first Colombian cyclist to wear the yellow jersey as the leader of the Tour de France.

Before Fame

In 1991, he competed in the Junior Pan American Swimming Championships.

Trivia

His nickname, "El Tiburon," which is Spanish for "The Shark," is a reference to the other sport in which he excelled: swimming.

Family Life

He has a brother named Ismael.

Associated With

He served as the domestique for now-disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong at the 2003 Tour de France.