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Colombian Rider of the Year awards

The Colombian Rider of the Year 2005 awards were presented December 21 at the Hall of Bogotá Sports Institute (IDRD). Phonak's Santiago Botero took the honours in the Colombian Cycling Federation's best international Colombian rider award, with Rabobank's new signing Mauricio Ardila taking second place.

Maria Luisa Calle was awarded the title of best international female rider and Libardo Niño was elected best national rider after his victories in the Vuelta a Colombia, Clásico RCN, Doble a Copacabana in Bolivia. Best national female rider is Sandra Gómez, and the best track performances were earned Wilson Meneses and Diana García.

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