Rui Alberto Faria COSTA
 
Country:    Portugal
Born:   1986-10-05 (30)
Gender:  
Family:   Brother of Mario Jorge Faria Costa
  
  
 
Source: Movistar 

Road | More
Important victories
  World Championships (2013)

Year   Teams    CycleBase
Rankings
   World
Tour
   Wins
  2007    Benfica       1465    -    1
  2008    Benfica       500    -    2
  2009    Caisse d`Epargne       139    -    2
  2010    Caisse d`Epargne       232    187    2
  2011    Movistar (from April)      59    48    3
  2012    Movistar       11    10    2
  2013    Movistar       7    9    8
  2014    Lampre - Merida       13    4    2
  2015    Lampre - Merida       21    8    2
  2016    Lampre - Merida       29    22    -
  2017    UAE Fly Emirates  (-2018)     13    25    3
     Overall          251

Results | Analysis

2007

Giro delle Regione (26/4-1/5)
  1st place
  3rd place in 1st stage
World Championships U23 (29/9)
  15th place

2008

Volta ao Algarve (20-24/2)
  2nd place in 5th stage
Giro delle Regione (26/4-1/5)
  2nd place
  1st place in 4th stage
  3rd place in 6th stage
Clasica Alcobendas (10-11/5)
  5th place
GP Paredes Rota dos Moveis (15-18/5)
  10th place
GP Saguenay (5-8/6)
  2nd place
  2nd place in 3rd stage
  1st place in 4th stage
Ronde van de Toekomst (5-14/9)
  2nd place
  3rd place in 6th stage
  3rd place in 8th stage
World Championships ITT U23 (23/9)
  8th place
World Championships U23 (26/9)
  5th place

2009

Milano - San Remo (21/3 - World Tour)
  79th place
Tour of Flanders (5/4 - World Tour)
  113rd place
Paris - Roubaix (12/4 - World Tour)
  58th place
Amstel Gold Race (19/4 - World Tour)
  120th place
Quatre Jours de Dunkerque (5-10/5)
  1st place
  2nd place in 4th stage
  2nd place in 5th stage
Tour de Suisse (13-21/6 - World Tour)
  12nd place
NC Portugal (28/6)
  2nd place
World Championships (27/9)
  69th place
Ronde van Chihuahua (4-10/10)
  3rd place
  1st place in 3rd stage
Giro di Lombardia (17/10 - World Tour)
  25th place

2010

Trofeo Deia (10/2)
  1st place
Volta ao Algarve (17-21/2)
  6th place
Milano - San Remo (20/3 - World Tour)
  49th place
Quatre Jours de Dunkerque (5-9/5)
  2nd place in 4th stage
Tour de Suisse (12-20/6 - World Tour)
  1st place in 8th stage
Tour de France (3-25/7)
  72nd place

2011

Tour de Romandie (26/4-1/5 - World Tour)
  18th place
  4th place in 2nd stage
Vuelta a Madrid (7-8/5)
  1st place
  2nd place in prologue
  2nd place in 2nd stage
Circuit de Lorraine (18-22/5)
  4th place
  2nd place in 4th stage
Tour de France (2-24/7 - World Tour)
  89th place
  1st place in 8th stage
GP Quebec (9/9 - World Tour)
  11st place
GP Montreal (11/9 - World Tour)
  1st place
World Championships ITT (21/9)
  49th place
World Championships (25/9)
  15th place
Giro di Lombardia (15/10 - World Tour)
  25th place

2012

Trofeo Deia (7/2)
  2nd place
Volta ao Algarve (15-19/2)
  5th place
  3rd place in 3rd stage
Milano - San Remo (17/3 - World Tour)
  51st place
GP Miguel Indurain (31/3)
  4th place
Vuelta al Pais Vasco (2-7/4 - World Tour)
  15th place
Amstel Gold Race (15/4 - World Tour)
  19th place
La Flèche Wallonne (18/4 - World Tour)
  18th place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (22/4 - World Tour)
  17th place
Tour de Romandie (24-29/4 - World Tour)
  3rd place
  2nd place in 2nd stage
  4th place in 5th stage
Tour de Suisse (9-17/6 - World Tour)
  1st place
  1st place in 2nd stage
  1st place in ranking after 2nd stage
  1st place in ranking after 3rd stage
  1st place in ranking after 4th stage
  1st place in ranking after 5th stage
  1st place in ranking after 6th stage
  1st place in ranking after 7th stage
  1st place in ranking after 8th stage
Tour de France (30/6-22/7 - World Tour)
  18th place
Olympic Games (28/7)
  13rd place
Ronde van Poitou Charentes (21-24/8)
  7th place
GP Plouay (26/8 - World Tour)
  2nd place
GP Quebec (7/9 - World Tour)
  3rd place
GP Montreal (9/9 - World Tour)
  8th place
World Championships (23/9)
  11st place
Giro di Lombardia (29/9 - World Tour)
  38th place
Tour of Beijing (9-13/10 - World Tour)
  9th place
  5th place in 3rd stage

2013

Trofeo Serra de Tramuntana (5/2)
  4th place
Volta ao Algarve (14-17/2)
  5th place
  2nd place in 3rd stage
Vuelta al Pais Vasco (1-6/4 - World Tour)
  13rd place
GP Primavera (7/4)
  1st place
La Flèche Wallonne (17/4 - World Tour)
  32nd place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (21/4 - World Tour)
  9th place
Tour de Romandie (23-28/4 - World Tour)
  3rd place
  5th place in prologue
  3rd place in 4th stage
Tour de Suisse (8-16/6 - World Tour)
  1st place
  2nd place in 3rd stage
  1st place in 7th stage
  1st place in 9th stage
NC Portugal ITT (21/6)
  1st place
Tour de France (29/6-21/7 - World Tour)
  27th place
  1st place in 16th stage
  1st place in 19th stage
GP Quebec (13/9 - World Tour)
  5th place
GP Montreal (15/9 - World Tour)
  6th place
World Championships TTT (22/9)
  10th place
World Championships (29/9)
  1st place
Giro di Lombardia (6/10 - World Tour)
  38th place
Tour of Beijing (11-15/10 - World Tour)
  4th place
  4th place in 4th stage

2014

Volta ao Algarve (19-23/2)
  3rd place
  2nd place in 1st stage
  2nd place in 2nd stage
  2nd place in 4th stage
Paris - Nice (9-16/3 - World Tour)
  2nd place
  2nd place in 6th stage
  2nd place in 7th stage
Vuelta al Pais Vasco (7-12/4 - World Tour)
  51st place
Amstel Gold Race (20/4 - World Tour)
  17th place
La Flèche Wallonne (23/4 - World Tour)
  53rd place
Tour de Romandie (29/4-4/5 - World Tour)
  3rd place
  7th place in 1st stage
  3rd place in 3rd stage
  8th place in 5th stage
Tour de Suisse (14-22/6 - World Tour)
  1st place
  3rd place in 7th stage
  1st place in 9th stage
NC Portugal ITT (27/6)
  2nd place
GP Montreal (14/9 - World Tour)
  2nd place
World Championships (28/9)
  23rd place
Giro di Lombardia (5/10 - World Tour)
  3rd place
Tour of Beijing (10-14/10 - World Tour)
  4th place
  3rd place in 2nd stage
  4th place in 4th stage

2015

Tour of Oman (17-22/2)
  11st place
  6th place in 4th stage
Paris - Nice (8-15/3 - World Tour)
  4th place
  6th place in 4th stage
  3rd place in 6th stage
  3rd place in 7th stage
Vuelta al Pais Vasco (6-11/4 - World Tour)
  7th place
  9th place in 4th stage
  8th place in 6th stage
Amstel Gold Race (19/4 - World Tour)
  4th place
La Flèche Wallonne (22/4 - World Tour)
  28th place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (26/4 - World Tour)
  4th place
Tour de Romandie (28/4-3/5 - World Tour)
  25th place
  5th place in 2nd stage
  4th place in 3rd stage
Dauphiné Libéré (7-14/6 - World Tour)
  3rd place
  1st place in 6th stage
  9th place in 7th stage
  3rd place in 8th stage
NC Portugal ITT (26/6)
  8th place
NC Portugal (28/6)
  1st place
GP Plouay (30/8 - World Tour)
  26th place
GP Quebec (11/9 - World Tour)
  24th place
GP Montreal (13/9 - World Tour)
  3rd place
World Championships (27/9)
  9th place
Giro di Lombardia (4/10 - World Tour)
  46th place

2016

Dubai Tour (3-6/2)
  14th place
Tour of Oman (16-21/2)
  5th place
  9th place in 2nd stage
  5th place in 4th stage
Paris - Nice (6-13/3 - World Tour)
  10th place
  7th place in 6th stage
  7th place in 7th stage
Vuelta al Pais Vasco (4-9/4 - World Tour)
  7th place
  7th place in 2nd stage
  2nd place in 4th stage
  9th place in 5th stage
  7th place in 6th stage
Amstel Gold Race (17/4 - World Tour)
  17th place
La Flèche Wallonne (20/4 - World Tour)
  10th place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (24/4 - World Tour)
  3rd place
Tour de Romandie (26/4-1/5 - World Tour)
  6th place
  3rd place in 2nd stage
  7th place in 4th stage
GP des Kantons Aargau (9/6)
  20th place
Tour de Suisse (11-19/6 - World Tour)
  8th place in 3rd stage
  7th place in 7th stage
  6th place in 9th stage
Tour de France (2-24/7 - World Tour)
  49th place
  2nd place in 9th stage
  5th place in 20th stage
Olympic Games (6/8)
  10th place
Hamburg Cyclassics (21/8 - World Tour)
  36th place
Bretagne Classic (28/8 - World Tour)
  30th place
GP Quebec (9/9 - World Tour)
  13rd place
GP Montreal (11/9 - World Tour)
  49th place
European Championships (18/9)
  6th place
Giro di Lombardia (1/10 - World Tour)
  15th place

2017

Giro del Sol San Juan (23-29/1)
  5th place
  1st place in 5th stage
Tour of Oman (14-19/2)
  2nd place
  2nd place in 2nd stage
  2nd place in 3rd stage
  3rd place in 5th stage
Abu Dhabi Tour (23-26/2 - World Tour)
  1st place
  1st place in 3rd stage
  1st place in ranking after 3rd stage
Tirreno - Adriatico (8-14/3 - World Tour)
  18th place