Aleksejs Saramotins

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Aleksejs Saramotins
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Personal information
Full name Aleksejs Saramotins
Born (1982-04-08) 8 April 1982 (age 32)
Latvia
Team information
Current team IAM Cycling
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2005–2008
2009
2010
2011–2012
2013–
Rietumu Banka - Riga
Team Designa Køkken
Team HTC-Columbia
Cofidis
IAM Cycling
Major wins
National Road Race Championships (2005–2007, 2010, 2012–2013)
Infobox last updated on
1 February 2014

Aleksejs Saramotins (born 8 April 1982) is a Latvian professional road cyclist who rides for IAM Cycling.[1] He has won the Latvian National Road Race Championships on six occasions and has represented his country at the Olympic Games and the World championships. In 2009 he won the Münsterland Giro whilst riding for Team Designa Køkken which led to him joining Team Columbia-HTC in 2010.[2][3] Saramotins left his team of two years Cofidis[4] at the end of the 2012 season, and joined the new IAM Cycling team for the 2013 season.[1]

Before signing a professional contract he also raced in cross-country mountain biking races.

Palmares[edit]

2004
3rd National Road Race Championships
2005
1st MaillotLetonia.PNG National Road Race Championships
2006
1st MaillotLetonia.PNG National Road Race Championships
2nd Riga Grand Prix
2nd Mayor Cup
2007
1st MaillotLetonia.PNG National Road Race Championships
1st Stage 4 Tour de Croatie – Kroz Hrvatsku
2nd Tallinn–Tartu GP
2nd Riga Grand Prix
3rd Mayor Cup
3rd National Time Trial Championships
2008
1st Stage 1 Circuit des Ardennes
1st Stage 3 Tour de Slovaquie
1st Lombardia Tour
1st SEB Tartu GP
1st Scandinavian Open Road Race
2nd Tour du Finistère
3rd Riga Grand Prix
3rd Le Samyn
2009
1st Grand Prix de la Ville de Lillers
1st Druivenkoers Overijse
1st Münsterland Giro
1st Stage 3 Ronde de l'Oise
2nd Tartu GP
2nd Duo Normand (with Sergey Firsanov)
2nd National Road Race Championships
2nd National Time Trial Championships
2010
1st MaillotLetonia.PNG National Road Race Championships
2nd National Time Trial Championships
1st Grand Prix d'Isbergues
1st Pirita GP Tallinn VII Lauri Aus Memoriaal
2011
2nd National Road Race Championships
2nd National Time Trial Championships
2012
1st MaillotLetonia.PNG National Road Race Championships
2nd National Time Trial Championships
2013
1st MaillotLetonia.PNG National Road Race Championships
1st Tour du Doubs
2nd National Time Trial Championships
2nd Tour du Jura
5th Strade Bianche
9th Polynormande
2014
2nd National Road Race Championships
2nd National Time Trial Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2011 2012 2013
Pink jersey Giro
Yellow jersey Tour
red jersey Vuelta 166

WD = Withdrew; In Progress = IP

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "IAM Cycling announces 2013 roster". Cycling News (Future Publishing Limited). 20 September 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Columbia-HTC recruits Saramotins
  3. ^ Team Columbia-HTC
  4. ^ Philippon, Alexandre (5 January 2012). "Équipes 2012: Cofidis" [Teams 2012: Cofidis]. Velochrono.fr (in French) (Velochrono). Retrieved 10 January 2012. 

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