2013 Astana season

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Astana
2013 season
Österreich-Rundfahrt 2013 Wien Siegerehrung Team Astana 02.jpg
The team at the 2013 Tour of Austria
UCI code AST
Status UCI ProTeam
World Tour Rank 5th (1045 points)
Manager Alexander Vinokourov
Main sponsor(s) Samruk-Kazyna
Based Kazakhstan
Bicycles Specialized
Groupset Campagnolo
Season victories
One-day races 0
Stage race overall 3
Stage race stages 9
Grand Tours 1
National Championships 2
Most Wins Vincenzo Nibali (6 wins)
Best ranked rider Vincenzo Nibali (5th)
2012
2014

The 2013 season for the Astana cycling team began in January with the Tour Down Under. As a UCI ProTeam, they were 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]
Rider Date of birth
 Valerio Agnoli (ITA) (1985-01-06) 6 January 1985 (age 32)
 Fabio Aru (ITA) (1990-07-03) 3 July 1990 (age 26)
 Assan Bazayev (KAZ) (1981-02-22) 22 February 1981 (age 36)
 Borut Božič (SLO) (1980-08-08) 8 August 1980 (age 36)
 Janez Brajkovič (SLO) (1983-12-18) 18 December 1983 (age 33)
 Alexsandr Dyachenko (KAZ) (1983-10-17) 17 October 1983 (age 33)
 Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) (1985-03-22) 22 March 1985 (age 32)
 Enrico Gasparotto (ITA) (1982-03-22) 22 March 1982 (age 35)
 Francesco Gavazzi (ITA) (1984-08-01) 1 August 1984 (age 32)
 Dmitriy Gruzdev (KAZ) (1986-03-13) 13 March 1986 (age 31)
 Andrea Guardini (ITA) (1989-06-12) 12 June 1989 (age 27)
 Jacopo Guarnieri (ITA) (1987-08-14) 14 August 1987 (age 29)
 Andriy Hryvko (UKR) (1983-08-07) 7 August 1983 (age 33)
 Evan Huffman (USA) (1990-01-07) 7 January 1990 (age 27)
 Maxim Iglinsky (KAZ) (1981-04-18) 18 April 1981 (age 36)
Rider Date of birth
 Arman Kamyshev (KAZ) (1991-03-14) 14 March 1991 (age 26)
 Tanel Kangert (EST) (1987-03-11) 11 March 1987 (age 30)
 Andrey Kashechkin (KAZ) (1980-03-21) 21 March 1980 (age 37)
 Fredrik Kessiakoff (SWE) (1980-05-17) 17 May 1980 (age 36)
 Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ) (1992-09-07) 7 September 1992 (age 24)
 Dimitry Muravyev (KAZ) (1979-11-02) 2 November 1979 (age 37)
 Vincenzo Nibali (ITA) (1984-11-14) 14 November 1984 (age 32)
 Simone Ponzi (ITA) (1987-01-17) 17 January 1987 (age 30)
 Kevin Seeldraeyers (BEL) (1986-09-12) 12 September 1986 (age 30)
 Egor Silin (RUS) (1988-06-25) 25 June 1988 (age 28)
 Paolo Tiralongo (ITA) (1977-07-08) 8 July 1977 (age 39)
 Ruslan Tleubayev (KAZ) (1987-03-07) 7 March 1987 (age 30)
 Alessandro Vanotti (ITA) (1980-09-16) 16 September 1980 (age 36)
 Andrey Zeits (KAZ) (1986-12-14) 14 December 1986 (age 30)

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 Pölsa
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.