On the final day of the UEC European Track Championships RusVelo riders, representing Russian national squad, made it to the keirin podium twice.
First day of the European track championships in Guadeloupe saw RusVelo riders on the podium, wearing national team colors, three times.
RusVelo team announces signing of two young riders, both coming from ITERA-Katusha continental project. Mamyr Stash is 21, rated by the experts as one of the most talented Russian sprinters of the younger generation.
RusVelo rider Ilnur Zakarin made it to the podium of the 18th Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli (1.HC), finishing third, just behind Valerio Conti (Lampre-Merida) and Kristijan Koren (Cannondale).
Igor Boev will go on riding for the team in 2015 after a very prolific season with five wins to his name. Well known for his turn of speed in a long sprint, he is also a great prospect in one-day races.
Yesterday the UCI released the list of the teams that passed the license application procedure for the season of 2015. RusVelo is one of nineteen squads, which applied for Pro Continental status.
RusVelo rider Sergey Firsanov won the final classification of the Tour of Kavkaz, having finished 2nd in the last stage, 10 km-long uphill time trial. The stage winner Dmitry Ignatiev (ITERA-Katusha) set the best time of 18.21, 33.7 km/h, riding the course 13 seconds faster than his closest rival.
RusVelo rider Sergey Lagutin took the third step of the podium of the newly upgraded to 1.1 Tour of Almaty. The 186 km-long race was held on a wide avenue circuit, 6 times by 31 km, with long drags giving the riders plenty of opportunity to attack.
RusVelo rider Igor Boev won stage two of 2.2 Tour of Kavkaz. A modified course consisted of two laps, 80 kilometers each. A demanding hilly profile gave a plenty of opportunity for aggressive riding, the race was full of moves.
Alexander Foliforov, one of the most talented young Russian climbers, has signed for the next two years for RusVelo.
Ivan Balykin and Artem Ovechkin, soon after their UCI Wolrd championships ride, made it to the podium of 1.1 Duo Normand in Northern France, covering 54 km at an average speed of more than 48 km/h. Norwegians Truls Engen Korsaeth and Reidar Bohlin Borgersen clocked the best time, 2.20 faster than RusVelo duo.
RusVelo rider Artem Ovechkin clocked the 14th time in the elite individual time trial contested at the UCI World Road Championships in Ponferrada.
On the eve of the first event of the UCI cycling World championships, RusVelo men and women’s squads rode the course of the team time trial as a part of the program of the official training, 57.1 and 36.6 km respectively.
RusVelo rider Ivan Balykin won stage 2 of the 25th Baltic Chain Tour in a two-man sprint against the Austrian Martin Weiss (Tyrol Cycling Team).
RusVelo riders Ilnur Zakarin and Artem Ovechkin made the top 10 in the final stage of 2.HC Vuelta a Burgos.
RusVelo rider Sergey Lagutin finished 9th in the opening stage of the popular 2.HC event that started in Spain for the 36th time.
Over the four days of Russian track championships, four RusVelo girls shared between them three gold medals, one silver and two bronzes. Olga Streltsova and Elena Brezhniva clocked the best time in team sprint, and then Brezniva was first to cross the line in keirin finals.
RusVelo track team riders won three gold medals over the first three days of the national championships held in St Petersburg. Russia’s strongest sprinter Denis Dmitriev opened the score in the team sprint finals, 3 laps done together with Nikita Shurshin and Anrey Kubeev in very respectable 4.43.794. On the second day Alexander Serov, Artur Ershov and the Kovalev brothers, Ivan and Evgeni, were unstoppable in the team pursuit finals, clocking 3.59.204. Yet another RusVelo rider Leonid Krasnov, as part of a select team, took the bronze.
RusVelo has arrived to Poland where it will take its debut as a wildcard holder in a World Tour race, the 71st Tour de Pologne.
RusVelo rider Oxana Kozonchuck scored her first podium finish after the complicated injury sustained in January that took her more than three months to recover.