As one of the team’s six climbers, Meireles is responsible for digging in deep when the road turns skyward. While his role may not grant him as many chances at that moment of victory over the line, when it does happen, it’s twice as sweet.
What's your favourite race?
The Tour of Portugal
How did you start racing?
I was encouraged by a friend, at the time I was only riding for pleasure, until I decided to enroll in a cycling school.
How do you train for racing?
I have personalized training for each race
What's your personal style?
Sporty and natural
What's your best result?
1º Circuit of Argoncilhe
Tell us about your best race.
It was a memorable day — I finally got to put my arms up for the first time.
What do you do in your free time?
Relax, get massages, homework, read...