Astana Pro Team

On the World Tour circuit

Astana Pro Team is a Kazakh squad that was formed in 2006. Led by Alexandr Vinokurov, the most famous and successful cyclist in the history of Kazakhstan and one of the greatest sportsman ever in his country, the team has a Grand Tour talent in the shape of Fabio Aru, who won the 2015 Vuelta a España after placing second in the Giro behind Alberto Contador earlier that year.

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      Team Riders

      Introducing the 2017 Season’s Riders:

      • ITA: Fabio Aru
      • DAN: Jakob Fuglsang
      • DAN: Jesper Hansen
      • DAN: Michael Valgren
      • DAN: Matti Breschel
      • COL: Miguel Angel Lopez
      • KAZ: Alexey Lutsenko
      • ITA: Michele Scarponi
      • BAS: Pello Bilbao
      • RUS: Sergey Chernetskiy
      • KAZ: Zhandos Bizhigitov
      • ITA: Riccardo Minali
      • KAZ: Oleg Zemlyakov
      • ITA: Moreno Moser
      • ITA: Oscar Gatto
      • EST: Tanel Kangert
      • BEL: Laurens De Vreese
      • KAZ: Daniil Fominykh
      • KAZ: Dmitry Gruzdev
      • ZAK: Arman Kamyshev
      • KAZ: Andrey Zeits
      • KAZ: Bakhtiyar Kozhatayev
      • KAZ: Maxat Ayazbayev
      • ITA: Dario Cataldo
      • UKR: Andrei Grivko
      • ITA: Davide Malacarne
      • ESP: Luis Leon Sanchez Gil
      • ITA: Paolo Trialongo
      • KAZ: Ruslan Tleubayev
      • ITA: Allessandro Vanotti
      • NLD: Lieuwe Westra
      • KAZ: Artyom Zakharov
      • NOR: Truls Korsaeth
      • 2017 Season

        Astana Pro Team’s accomplishments, thus far, for the 2017 season:

        • Volta Ciclista a Catalunya, Stage 5, Jakob Fuglsang, 9th
        • Record Bank E3 Harelbeke, Michael Valgren, 6th
        • Dwars Door Vlaanderen, Stage 2, Alexey Lutsenko, 3rd
        • Paris-Nice, Stage 6, Jakob Fuglsang, 7th
        • Tirreno-Adriatico, Stage 1 (TTT), 10th
        • Paris-Nice, Stage 2, Matti Breschel, 6th
        • Asian Road Cycling Championships, Road Race, Zhandos Bizhigitov, Bronze
        • Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Elite, Oscar Gatto, 5th
        • Asian Road Cycling Championships, Individual Time Trial, Dmitriy Gruzdev, 1st
        • Asian Road Cycling Championships, Team Time Trial, Astana Pro Team, Gold medal
        • Abu Dhabi Tour, General Classification, Fabio Aru, 8th
        • Abu Dhabi Tour, Stage 3, Fabio Aru, 6th
        • Volta Ao Algarve, General Classification, Luis Leon Sanchez, 4th
        • Volta Ao Algarve, Stage 5, Luis Leon Sanchez, 8th
        • Volta Ao Algarve, Stage 2, Luis Leon Sanchez, 6th
        • Tour of Oman, General Classification, Fabio Aru, 3rd
        • Tour of Oman, Stage 5, Fabio Aru, 2nd
        • Tour of Oman, Stage 3, Fabio Aru, 9th
        • Tour of Oman, Stage 3, Jakob Fuglsang, 5th
        • Tour of Oman, Stage 2, Fabio Aru, 7th
        • Tour of Oman, Stage 2, Jakob Fuglsang, 3rd
        • Asian Track Cycling Championships, Silver Medal, Artyom Zakharov
        • Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, Overall Classification, Jakob Fuglsang, 6th
        • Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, Stage 4, Jakob Fuglsang, 9th
        • Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, Stage 2, Michele Scarponi, 5th
        • Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, Stage 1, Astana Pro Team in TTT, 6th
        • Dubai Tour, Stage 5, Riccardo Minali, 3rd and 7th place overall
        • Dubai Tour, Stage 3, Riccardo Minali, 5th
        • Dubai Tour, Stage 2, Riccardo Minali, 8th
        • Tour Down Under, Stage 2, Luis León Sánchez, 10th
        • Tour Down Under, Stage 1, Laurens De Vreese, KOM Jersey and Most Competitive Rider Award
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