Dmitriy Fofonov

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Dmitry Fofonov
Dmitry Fofonov (Tour de France 2007 - stage 7).jpg
Personal information
Full name Dmitry Fofonov
Дмитрий Фофонов
Born (1976-08-15) 15 August 1976 (age 38)
Almaty, Soviet Union
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)
Team information
Current team Astana
Discipline Road
Role Rider (retired)
directeur sportif
Professional team(s)
1999 Collstrop
2000 Besson Chaussures
2001–2005 Cofidis
2006–2008 Crédit Agricole
2010–2012 Astana
Managerial team(s)
2013– Astana
Infobox last updated on
1 January 2013

Dmitry Fofonov (Kazakh: Дмитрий Фофонов; born 15 August 1976 in Almaty) is a former Kazakh professional road bicycle racer who was fired from UCI ProTeam Crédit Agricole for doping.

Fofonov tested positive for heptaminol after the 18th stage of the 2008 Tour de France. Fofonov had completed the race in 19th place, and was fired by Crédit Agricole after the test.[1] After his doping ban ended, Fofonov joined the Astana team for the 2010 season. He retired after the 2012 season and became an assistant sporting director for Astana. In 2013 Fofonov relocated to Australia where he currently lives. Fofonov lives a vegan lifestyle.

Palmares[edit]

1998
 Kazakhstan Sprint Champion
1st, Touf of China
1st, Stage 15, Commonwealth Bank Classic
2000
 Kazakhstan Sprint Champion
1st, Zellik-Galmaarden
2001
57th, Vuelta a España
2002
14th, Volta a Catalunya
Winner Stage 7
2004
4th, Züri-Metzgete
87th, Tour de France
2005
4th, National Road Race Championship
89th, Giro d'Italia
2006
20th, Paris–Nice
32nd, Vuelta a España
2007
16th, Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
2008
19th overall, Tour de France
2009
1st, Asian Cycling Championships Road Race

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tour rider Fofonov tests positive". BBC. 2008-08-28. Retrieved 2008-08-28. 

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