Vuelta a España

Most wins

Wins in all three races

Doubles

Winners of multiple competitions in one year

1945 Delio Rodriguez Overall and points
1948 Bernardo Ruiz Overall and mountains
1950 Emilio Rodriguez Overall and mountains
1959 Antonio Suarez Overall and mountains
1962 Rudi Altig Overall and points
1967 Jan Janssen Overall and points
1972 Joé Manuel Fuente Overall and mountains
1973 Eddy Merckx Overall and points
1977 Freddy Maertens Overall and points
1987 Luis Herrera Overall and mountains
1988 Sean Kelly Overall and points
1993 Toni Rominger Overall, mountains and points
1995 Laurent Jalabert Overall, mountains and points
2000 Roberto Heras Overall and points
2001 José Maria Jiminez Sastro Mountains and points

Toni Rominger and Laurent Jalabert are the only riders to have won all three of the Vuelta's major competitions; both achieved the feat in a single year.

Most stage wins

(Dates are the years of first and last stage win).

Delio Rodriguez(1941—1947)39 wins
Rik Van Looy(1958—1965)19 wins
Laurent Jalabert(1993—1997)18 wins
Sean Kelly(1979—1988)16 wins
Gerben Karstens(1966—1976)14 wins
Freddy Maertens(1977)13 wins
Toni Rominger(1992—1996)13 wins
Marcel Wust(1995—1999)12 wins
Julian Berrendero(1936—1948)11 wins
Augustin Tamames(1970—1975)11 wins

Best British Performances

British Yellow Jersies

Year Rider Duration
1969 Michael Wright 2 days
1985 Robert Millar 9 days
1986 Robert Millar 4 days
2001 David Millar 3 days

British stage winners

Year  RouteRider
1964Vitoria - SantanderBarry Hoban
Santander - AvilésBarry Hoban
1967Salamanca - MadridTommy Simpson
Vitoria - San SebastianTommy Simpson
1968Zaragoza - LéridaMichael Wright
Barcelona - SalouMichael Wright
1969Badajoz - BadajozMichael Wright
Moyá - BarbastroMichael Wright
1986Santander - Lagos de CovadongaRobert Millar
1988Logroño - JacaSean Yates
Albacete - ToldeoMalcolm Elliott
1989Vigo - OrenseMalcolm Elliott
Vinaros - LleidaMalcolm Elliott
2001Salamanca - Salamanca TTDavid Millar
Cangas de Onis - TorrelavegaDavid Millar

Robert Millar is the only Briton to have won a stage in all three of the major Tours. Perhaps there is an objective there for his young namesake?

Winners

Year Overall Winner Mountains Winner Points Winner
1935 Gustave Deloor Eduardo Molinar  
1936 Gustave Deloor Salvador Molina  
1937 Not held    
1938 Not held    
1939 Not held    
1940 Not held    
1941 Julian Berrendero Fermin Trueba  
1942 Julian Berrendero Fermin Trueba  
1943 Not held    
1944 Not held    
1945 Delio Rodriguez Julian Berrendero Delio Rodriguez
1946 Dalmacio Langarica Emilio Rodriguez  
1947 Edouard Van Dyck Emilio Rodriguez Delio Rodriguez
1948 Bernardo Ruiz Bernardo Ruiz  
1949 Not held    
1950 Emilio Rodriguez Emilio Rodriguez  
1951 Not held    
1952 Not held    
1953 Not held    
1954 Not held    
1955 Jean Dotto Giuseppe Buratti Fiorenzo Magni
1956 Angelo Conterno Nino Defillipis Rik Van Steenbergen
1957 Jesus Loroño Federico Bahamontès Vicente Iturat
1958 Jean Stablinski Federico Bahamontès Salvador Botella
1959 Antonio Suarez Antonio Suarez Rik Van Looy
1960 Franz De Mulder Antonio Karmany Arthur De Cabooter
1961 Angelino Soler Antonio Karmany Antonio Suarez
1962 Rudi Altig Antonio Karmany Rudi Altig
1963 Jacques Anquetil Julio Jimenez Bas Maliepaard
1964 Raymond Poulidor Julio Jimenez José Perez-Frances
1965 Rolf Wolfshohl Julio Jimenez Rik Van Looy
1966 Francisco Gabicagogescoa Gregorio San Miguel Jos van der Vleuten
1967 Jan Janssen Mariano Diaz Jan Janssen
1968 Felice Gimondi Francisco Gabicagogescoa Jan Janssen
1969 Roger Pingeon Luis Ocaña Raymond Steegmans
1970 Luis Ocaña Augustin Tamames Guido Reybrouck
1971 Ferdinand Bracke Joop Zoetemelk Cyrille Guimard
1972 José Manuel Fuente José Manuel Fuente Domingo Perurena
1973 Eddy Merckx José Luis Abilleira Eddy Merckx
1974 José Manuel Fuente José Luis Abilleira Domingo Perurena
1975 Augustin Tamames Andrés Oliva Miguel-Maria Lasa
1976 José Pesarrodona Andrés Oliva Dietrich Thurau
1977 Freddy Maertens Pedro Torres Freddy Maertens
1978 Bernard Hinault Andrés Oliva Ferdi Van Den Haute
1979 Joop Zoetemelk Felipe Yañez Fons De Wolf
1980 Faustino Ruperez Juan Fernandez Sean Kelly
1981 Giovanni Battaglin José-Luis Laguia Javier Cedena
1982 Marino Lejarreta José-Luis Laguia Stefan Mutter
1983 Bernard Hinault José-Luis Laguia Marino Lejarreta
1984 Eric Caritoux Felipe Yañez Guido Van Calster
1985 Pedro Delgado José-Luis Laguia Sean Kelly
1986 Alvaro Pino José-Luis Laguia Sean Kelly
1987 Luis Herrera Luis Herrera Alfonso Gutierrez
1988 Sean Kelly Alvaro Pino Sean Kelly
1989 Pedro Delgado Oscar Vargas Malcolm Elliott
1990 Marco Giovanetti Martin Farfan Uwe Raab
1991 Melchor Mauri Luis Herrera Uwe Raab
1992 Toni Rominger Carlos Hernandez Djamolodine Abdoujaparov
1993 Toni Rominger Toni Rominger Toni Rominger
1994 Toni Rominger Luc Leblanc Laurent Jalabert
1995 Laurent Jalabert Laurent Jalabert Laurent Jalabert
1996 Alex Zülle Toni Rominger Laurent Jalabert
1997 Alex Zülle José Maria Jimenez-Sastro Laurent Jalabert
1998 Abraham Olano José Maria Jimenez-Sastro Fabrizio Guidi
1999 Jan Ullrich José Maria Jimenez-Sastro Frank Vandenbroucke
2000 Roberto Heras Carlos Sastre Roberto Heras
2001 Angel Luis Casero José Maria Jimenez-Sastro José Maria Jimenez-Sastro