Alexandre Pliușchin

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Alexandre Pliușchin
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Pliușchin at the 2011 Tour de Romandie
Personal information
Full name Alexandre Pliușchin
Alexandru Pliușchin
Born (1987-01-13) January 13, 1987 (age 27)
Chişinău, Soviet Union
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb; 10.4 st)
Team information
Current team Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2008–2009
2010–2011
2012
2013
2014–
Ag2r-La Mondiale
Team Katusha
Leopard-Trek Continental Team
IAM Cycling[1]
Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling
Major wins
National Road Race Championships (2008, 2010–2012)
Infobox last updated on
30 April 2014

Alexandre Pliușchin (Russian: Александр Плюшкин, Romanian: Alexandru Pliușchin; born January 13, 1987 in Chişinău) is a Moldovan road bicycle racer for UCI Continental Team Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling.[2] He is a four-time National Road Race Champion; winning in 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Pliuschin also represented Moldova in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, having participated in the Men's Road Race and the Men's Individual Pursuit.

For the 2014 season, Pliuschin joined the Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling squad.[2]

Palmarès[edit]

2004
UCI World Junior Scratch Championships
2005
1st, Classique des Alpes
UCI World Junior Time Trial Championships
2nd, Overall, Giro della Toscana
2007
1st, Ronde Van Vlaanderen Beloften
UCI World Level-B Road Race Championships
8th, UCI World Under-23 Time Trial Championships
2008
1st, MaillotMoldavia.PNG National Road Race Championships
2010
1st, MaillotMoldavia.PNG National Road Race Championships
1st, Duo Normand (with Artem Ovechkin)
17th, Olympic Individual Pursuit
75th, Olympic Road Race
107th, Overall, Tour de France
2011
1st, MaillotMoldavia.PNG National Road Race Championships
2012
1st, MaillotMoldavia.PNG National Road Race Championships
2nd, Overall, Tour Alsace
3rd, Overall, Tour de Normandie
7th, Overall, Flèche du Sud
8th, Overall, Le Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux
9th, Duo Normand (with Fábio Silvestre)
2014
1st, Melaka Governor Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IAM Cycling announces 2013 roster". Cycling News (Future Publishing Limited). 20 September 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Skydive Dubai, arriva anche Pliuschin" [Skydive Dubai, also comes Pliuschin]. Spazio Ciclismo (in Italian) (Tutto Mercato). 22 November 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 

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