2013 Astana season

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2013 Astana season
Manager Alexander Vinokourov
One-day victories  –
Stage race overall victories 3
Stage race stage victories 9
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The 2013 season for the Astana cycling team is scheduled to begin in January with the Tour Down Under. As a UCI ProTeam, they are automatically invited and obligated to send a squad to every event in the UCI World Tour.


Team roster[edit]

As of 1 January 2013.[1] view · edit · talk
Rider Date of birth
 Valerio Agnoli (ITA) (1985-01-06) 6 January 1985 (age 29)
 Fabio Aru (ITA) (1990-07-03) 3 July 1990 (age 24)
 Assan Bazayev (KAZ) (1981-02-22) 22 February 1981 (age 33)
 Borut Božič (SLO) (1980-08-08) 8 August 1980 (age 34)
 Janez Brajkovič (SLO) (1983-12-18) 18 December 1983 (age 30)
 Alexsandr Dyachenko (KAZ) (1983-10-17) 17 October 1983 (age 31)
 Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) (1985-03-22) 22 March 1985 (age 29)
 Enrico Gasparotto (ITA) (1982-03-22) 22 March 1982 (age 32)
 Francesco Gavazzi (ITA) (1984-08-01) 1 August 1984 (age 30)
 Dmitriy Gruzdev (KAZ) (1986-03-13) 13 March 1986 (age 28)
 Andrea Guardini (ITA) (1989-06-12) 12 June 1989 (age 25)
 Jacopo Guarnieri (ITA) (1987-08-14) 14 August 1987 (age 27)
 Andriy Hryvko (UKR) (1983-08-07) 7 August 1983 (age 31)
 Evan Huffman (USA) (1990-01-07) 7 January 1990 (age 24)
 Maxim Iglinsky (KAZ) (1981-04-18) 18 April 1981 (age 33)
Rider Date of birth
 Arman Kamyshev (KAZ) (1991-03-14) 14 March 1991 (age 23)
 Tanel Kangert (EST) (1987-03-11) 11 March 1987 (age 27)
 Andrey Kashechkin (KAZ) (1980-03-21) 21 March 1980 (age 34)
 Fredrik Kessiakoff (SWE) (1980-05-17) 17 May 1980 (age 34)
 Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ) (1992-09-07) 7 September 1992 (age 22)
 Dimitry Muravyev (KAZ) (1979-11-02) 2 November 1979 (age 34)
 Vincenzo Nibali (ITA) (1984-11-14) 14 November 1984 (age 29)
 Simone Ponzi (ITA) (1987-01-17) 17 January 1987 (age 27)
 Kevin Seeldraeyers (BEL) (1986-09-12) 12 September 1986 (age 28)
 Egor Silin (RUS) (1988-06-25) 25 June 1988 (age 26)
 Paolo Tiralongo (ITA) (1977-07-08) 8 July 1977 (age 37)
 Ruslan Tleubayev (KAZ) (1987-03-07) 7 March 1987 (age 27)
 Alessandro Vanotti (ITA) (1980-09-16) 16 September 1980 (age 34)
 Andrey Zeits (KAZ) (1986-12-14) 14 December 1986 (age 27)

Season victories[edit]

Date Race Competition Rider Country Location
27 February Tour de Langkawi, Stage 7 UCI Asia Tour  Guardini, AndreaAndrea Guardini (ITA)  Malaysia Dungun
12 March Tirreno–Adriatico, Overall UCI World Tour  Nibali, VincenzoVincenzo Nibali (ITA)  Italy
19 April Giro del Trentino, Stage 4 UCI Europe Tour  Nibali, VincenzoVincenzo Nibali (ITA)  Italy Ala
19 April Giro del Trentino, Overall UCI Europe Tour  Nibali, VincenzoVincenzo Nibali (ITA)  Italy
19 April Giro del Trentino, Mountains classification UCI Europe Tour  Nibali, VincenzoVincenzo Nibali (ITA)  Italy
19 April Giro del Trentino, Young rider classification UCI Europe Tour  Aru, FabioFabio Aru (ITA)  Italy
19 April Giro del Trentino, Teams classification UCI Europe Tour [N 1]  Italy
23 May Giro d'Italia, Stage 18 UCI World Tour  Nibali, VincenzoVincenzo Nibali (ITA)  Italy Polsa
25 May Tour of Belgium, Stage 4 UCI Europe Tour  Iglinsky, MaximMaxim Iglinsky (KAZ)  Belgium Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure
25 May Giro d'Italia, Stage 20 UCI World Tour  Nibali, VincenzoVincenzo Nibali (ITA)  Italy Tre Cime di Lavaredo
26 May Giro d'Italia, Overall UCI World Tour  Nibali, VincenzoVincenzo Nibali (ITA)  Italy
16 June Tour de Suisse, Teams classification UCI World Tour [N 2]   Switzerland
30 June Tour of Austria, Stage 1 UCI Europe Tour  Seeldraeyers, KevinKevin Seeldraeyers (BEL)  Austria Kühtai
1 July Tour of Austria, Stage 2 UCI Europe Tour  Seeldraeyers, KevinKevin Seeldraeyers (BEL)  Austria Kitzbüheler Horn
7 July Tour of Austria, Points classification UCI Europe Tour  Seeldraeyers, KevinKevin Seeldraeyers (BEL)  Austria
7 July Tour of Austria, Mountains classification UCI Europe Tour  Seeldraeyers, KevinKevin Seeldraeyers (BEL)  Austria
7 July Tour of Austria, Teams classification UCI Europe Tour [N 3]  Austria
7 August Vuelta a Burgos, Stage 1 UCI Europe Tour  Ponzi, SimoneSimone Ponzi (ITA)  Spain Burgos
24 August Vuelta a España, Stage 1 UCI World Tour Team time trial[N 4]  Spain Sanxenxo

Footnotes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Astana Pro Team (AST) – KAZ". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Nibali signs two-year contract with Astana". Cycling News (Future Publishing Limited). 2 August 2012. Retrieved 2 August 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Guardini joins Fuglsang in move to Astana". Cycling News (Future Publishing Limited). 16 August 2012. Retrieved 16 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Huffman linked to Astana". Cycling News. 30 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "Дмитрий Фофонов объявил о завершении карьеры". astanafans.com/ (astanafans.com/). 14 September 2012. 
  6. ^ Stokes, Shane (20 October 2012). "Bagdonas and Iglinskiy boost Ag2r La Mondiale’s WorldTour prospects". VeloNation (VeloNation LLC). Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "Kiserlovski signs for RadioShack-Nissan". Cycling News (Future Publishing Limited). 21 August 2012. Retrieved 23 August 2012. 
  8. ^ "Kreuziger joins Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank". Cyclingnews.com (Future plc). 18 September 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2012. 
  9. ^ "Masciarelli quits Astana over health problems". Cycling News (Future Publishing Limited). 6 June 2012. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 
  10. ^ "Duggan and Petrov join Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank". Cycling News (Future Publishing Limited). 14 November 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  11. ^ "Vinokourov may start future races, would like to become sport director". VeloNews. 1 August 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2012. "Olympic road race champion Alexander Vinokourov rode what he had planned to be his final race as a professional on Wednesday in the Olympic time trial and said afterward that he may continue in select events in 2012 and would like to work as a sports director."