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  Delio Rodriguez    

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Delio Rodriguez was born on April 19, 1916. He died on January 14, 1994.

The Spanish rider won one of the Grand Tour events, stood on the podium another three times, and is the all-time winner of stages in the event.

Rodriguez won the 1945 Vuelta a Espana in front of Julian Berrendero and Juan Gimeno of Spain.

Rodriquez was 3rd in the 1947 Vuelta a Espana behind Edouard Van Dyck of Belgium and Manuel Costa of Spain.

Rodriguez also won the Points Jersey in the Vuelta a Espana in 1945 and 1947.

In addition, Rodriquez is the all-time stage winner in the Vuelta a Espana with 39 stage victories.

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