|Birthname||Egan Arley Bernal Gómez|
|born on||13 January 1997 at 00:00 (= 12:00 midnight )|
|Place||Bogotá, Colombia, 4n36, 74w05|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||23°03' 19°03 Asc. 24°41'|
Colombian cyclist, riding for UCI WorldTeam Team Ineos, who won the 2019 Tour de France, becoming the first Latin American winner of the race. He also won the best young rider competition in the Tour de France, and he is the youngest winner since François Faber in 1909 and the third youngest ever at 22 years, 196 days.
He initially focused on, and excelled at, mountain biking, winning races in Brazil, Costa Rica and the US and getting both silver (2014) and bronze (2015) in the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships junior cross country events.
Alongside mountain biking, Bernal had begun to gain success in junior road racing both in Colombia and Italy, winning the Clasica Juventudes Cajica and the Sognando Il Giro delle Fiandre in 2015.
He earned the nickname escarabajo (the beetle) for his ability to climb the steepest mountains.
- associate relationship with Sports: Tour de France (born 1 July 1903). Notes: 2019 winner
- opponent/rival/enemy relationship with Alaphilippe, Julian (born 11 June 1992). Notes: 2019 "Tour de France" competitors
- opponent/rival/enemy relationship with Thomas, Geraint (born 25 May 1986). Notes: 2019 "Tour de France" competitors
- compare to chart of Pogacar, Tadej (born 21 September 1998)
Sy Scholfield quotes news article about his birth, "El 12 de enero de 1997, Flor Gómez y Germán Bernal tuvieron que vivir toda una aventura para tener a su primogénito, quien llegaría al mundo un día después.... Tenía 22 años y trabajaba en la empresa Agrícola Guacarí, en Zipaquirá. Su labor: seleccionar los mejores claveles para la exportación.... En el trabajo reventó fuente.... La llevaron a la enfermería de la empresa y de inmediato la trasladaron al hospital del municipio. Ese día el centro de salud estaba en paro y solo atendían urgencias que implicaban un peligro inminente. Aceptaron hacerle un tacto, le dijeron que todavía contaba con tiempo y la remitieron a Bogotá. No hubo ambulancia, sí un taxi que costó 80 mil pesos hasta la clínica San Pedro Claver.... 'Ahí sí me llevaron a la sala de partos'. Egan nació a las 12:00 a.m., el 13 de enero de 1997" ("Egan Bernal, un campeón desde antes de nacer" by Camilo Amaya, El Espectador, 27 July 2019 ).
Translation: On 12 January 1997, Flor Gómez and Germán Bernal had to live through an adventure to have their firstborn, who would arrive in the world a day later.... She was 22 years old and worked at the Agrícola Guacarí company in Zipaquirá. Her job: selecting the best carnations for export.... Her waters broke... They took her to the company's infirmary and immediately transferred her to the municipal hospital. That day the health center was unstaffed and only attended for emergencies that involved an imminent danger. They told her that she still had time and sent her to Bogotá. There was no ambulance, but a taxi that cost 80 thousand pesos to the San Pedro Claver clinic. ... 'There they took me to the delivery room.' Egan was born at 12:00 a.m., on 13 January 1997.
- Traits : Body : Size (Height: 1.75 m/ 5 ft 9 in)
- Traits : Body : Weight (60 kg/ 132 lb)
- Vocation : Sports : Race Bikes (Mountain/ road)
- Notable : Awards : Sports Championship (Winner of Tour de France, 2019)
- Notable : Famous : First in Field (First Latin American winner of Tour de France)
- Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Winner of Tour de France, 2019)