Date of Birth: 26th May 1984 (33)
Place of Birth: Leitza, Spain
Turned Pro: 2008
Joined ORICA-SCOTT: 2018
Personal website: www.Mikel-Nieve.com
A talented climber from the Basque country, Nieve joins ORICA-SCOTT in 2018 from Team Sky were he proved to be a valuable supporting member of two Tour de France victories.
Boasting a wealth of experience, Mikel also has the abiltity to win grand tour stages himself as shown in both the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta Espana.
- 2016 Giro d’Italia stage winner
- 2016 Giro d’Italia - Mountains Classification
- 2011 Giro d’Italia stage winner
- 2010 Vuelta a Espana stage winner
- Supported Chris Froome to past two Tour de France victories