2016 Tinkoff season

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Team Tinkoff
2016 season
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UCI codeTNK
StatusUCI ProTeam
OwnerOleg Tinkov
ManagerSteven de Jongh
Main sponsor(s)Tinkoff Bank
BasedRussia
BicyclesSpecialized
GroupsetShimano
Season victories
One-day races4
Stage race overall3
Stage race stages19
National Championships5
← 2015

The 2016 season for Tinkoff began in January with the Tour Down Under. As a UCI WorldTeam, they were automatically invited and obligated to send a squad to every event in the UCI World Tour.

Team roster[edit]

As of 29 March 2016
Rider Date of birth
 Davide Ballerini[N 1] (ITA) (1994-09-21)21 September 1994 (aged 21)
 Erik Baška (SVK) (1994-01-12)12 January 1994 (aged 22)
 Daniele Bennati (ITA) (1980-09-24)24 September 1980 (aged 35)
 Adam Blythe (GBR) (1989-10-01)1 October 1989 (aged 26)
 Manuele Boaro (ITA) (1987-03-12)12 March 1987 (aged 29)
 Maciej Bodnar (POL) (1985-03-07)7 March 1985 (aged 31)
 Pavel Brutt (RUS) (1982-01-29)29 January 1982 (aged 34)
 Alberto Contador (ESP) (1982-12-06)6 December 1982 (aged 33)
 Lorenzo Fortunato[N 2] (ITA) (1996-05-09)9 May 1996 (aged 19)
 Oscar Gatto (ITA) (1985-01-01)1 January 1985 (aged 31)
 Michael Gogl (AUT) (1993-11-04)4 November 1993 (aged 22)
 Jesper Hansen (DEN) (1990-10-23)23 October 1990 (aged 25)
 Jesús Hernández (ESP) (1981-09-28)28 September 1981 (aged 34)
 Robert Kišerlovski (CRO) (1986-08-09)9 August 1986 (aged 29)
 Michael Kolář (SVK) (1992-12-21)21 December 1992 (aged 23)
Rider Date of birth
 Roman Kreuziger (CZE) (1986-05-06)6 May 1986 (aged 29)
 Rafał Majka (POL) (1989-09-12)12 September 1989 (aged 26)
 Jay McCarthy (AUS) (1992-09-08)8 September 1992 (aged 23)
 Andrea Montagnoli[N 3] (ITA) (1995-07-27)27 July 1995 (aged 20)
 Sérgio Paulinho (POR) (1980-03-26)26 March 1980 (aged 36)
 Evgeni Petrov (RUS) (1978-05-25)25 May 1978 (aged 37)
 Paweł Poljański (POL) (1990-05-06)6 May 1990 (aged 25)
 Michael Rogers[N 4] (AUS) (1979-12-20)20 December 1979 (aged 36)
 Ivan Rovny (RUS) (1987-09-30)30 September 1987 (aged 28)
 Juraj Sagan (SVK) (1988-12-23)23 December 1988 (aged 27)
 Peter Sagan (SVK) (1990-01-26)26 January 1990 (aged 26)
 Matteo Tosatto (ITA) (1974-05-14)14 May 1974 (aged 41)
 Yuri Trofimov (RUS) (1984-01-26)26 January 1984 (aged 32)
 Nikolay Trusov (RUS) (1985-07-02)2 July 1985 (aged 30)
 Michael Valgren (DEN) (1992-02-07)7 February 1992 (aged 24)
  1. ^ Ballerini joined the team on 1 August as a stagiaire, from Hopplà Petroli Firenze.
  2. ^ Fortunato joined the team on 1 August as a stagiaire, from Hopplà Petroli Firenze.
  3. ^ Montagnoli joined the team on 1 August as a stagiaire, from Hopplà Petroli Firenze.
  4. ^ Rogers retired from cycling on April 25.

Season victories[edit]

Date Race Competition Rider Country Location
20 January Tour Down Under, Stage 2 UCI World Tour  Jay McCarthy (AUS)  Australia Stirling
24 January Tour Down Under, Young rider classification UCI World Tour  Jay McCarthy (AUS)  Australia
17 February Vuelta a Andalucía, Stage 1 UCI Europe Tour  Daniele Bennati (ITA)  Spain Seville
19 February Vuelta a Andalucía, Stage 3 UCI Europe Tour  Oscar Gatto (ITA)  Spain El Padul
21 February Volta ao Algarve, Stage 5 UCI Europe Tour  Alberto Contador (ESP)  Portugal Alto do Malhaõ
15 March Tirreno–Adriatico, Points classification UCI World Tour  Peter Sagan (SVK)  Italy San Benedetto del Tronto
18 March Handzame Classic UCI Europe Tour  Erik Baška (SVK)  Belgium Handzame
27 March Gent–Wevelgem UCI World Tour  Peter Sagan (SVK)  Belgium Wevelgem
31 March Three Days of De Panne, Stage 3b UCI Europe Tour  Maciej Bodnar (POL)  Belgium De Panne
3 April Tour of Flanders UCI World Tour  Peter Sagan (SVK)  Belgium Oudenaarde
9 April Tour of the Basque Country, Stage 6 UCI World Tour  Alberto Contador (ESP)  Spain Eibar
9 April Tour of the Basque Country, Overall UCI World Tour  Alberto Contador (ESP)  Spain
23 April Tour of Croatia, Stage 5 (TTT) UCI Europe Tour [N 1]  Croatia Umag
15 May Tour of California, Stage 1 UCI America Tour  Peter Sagan (SVK)  United States San Diego
18 May Tour of California, Stage 4 UCI America Tour  Peter Sagan (SVK)  United States Monterey County
22 May Tour of California, Points classification UCI America Tour  Peter Sagan (SVK)  United States
5 June Critérium du Dauphiné, Prologue UCI World Tour  Alberto Contador (ESP)  France Les Gets
12 June Tour de Suisse, Stage 2 UCI World Tour  Peter Sagan (SVK)   Switzerland Baar
13 June Tour de Suisse, Stage 3 UCI World Tour  Peter Sagan (SVK)   Switzerland Rheinfelden
3 July Tour de France, Stage 2 UCI World Tour  Peter Sagan (SVK)  France Cherbourg-Octeville
13 July Tour de France, Stage 11 UCI World Tour  Peter Sagan (SVK)  France Montpellier
18 July Tour de France, Stage 16 UCI World Tour  Peter Sagan (SVK)   Switzerland Berne
24 July Tour de France, Points classification UCI World Tour  Peter Sagan (SVK)  France
24 July Tour de France, Mountains classification UCI World Tour  Rafał Majka (POL)  France
24 July Tour de France, Super-combativity award UCI World Tour  Peter Sagan (SVK)  France
27 July Danmark Rundt, Stage 1 UCI Europe Tour  Daniele Bennati (ITA)  Denmark Esbjerg
29 July Danmark Rundt, Stage 3 UCI Europe Tour  Michael Valgren (DEN)  Denmark Vejle
31 July Danmark Rundt, Overall UCI Europe Tour  Michael Valgren (DEN)  Denmark
31 July Danmark Rundt, Points classification UCI Europe Tour  Daniele Bennati (ITA)  Denmark
31 July Danmark Rundt, Team classification UCI Europe Tour [N 2]  Denmark
6 August Vuelta a Burgos, Overall UCI Europe Tour  Alberto Contador (ESP)  Spain
9 September Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec UCI World Tour  Peter Sagan (SVK)  Canada Quebec
11 September Vuelta a España, Super-combativity award UCI World Tour  Alberto Contador (ESP)  Spain
21 September Eneco Tour, Stage 3 UCI World Tour  Peter Sagan (SVK)  Belgium Ardooie
22 September Eneco Tour, Stage 4 UCI World Tour  Peter Sagan (SVK)  Belgium Sint-Pieters-Leeuw
25 September Eneco Tour, Points classification UCI World Tour  Peter Sagan (SVK)  Belgium
 Netherlands

National, Continental and World champions 2016[edit]

Date Discipline Jersey Rider Country Location
22 June Polish National Time Trial Champion
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 Maciej Bodnar (POL)  Poland Swidnica
26 June Polish National Road Race Champion
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 Rafał Majka (POL)  Poland Swidnica
26 June Czech National Road Race Champion
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 Roman Kreuziger (CZE)  Czech Republic Kyjov
26 June Slovak National Road Race Champion
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 Juraj Sagan (SVK)  Czech Republic Kyjov
26 June British National Road Race Champion
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 Adam Blythe (GBR)  United Kingdom Stockton-on-Tees
18 September European Road Race Champion
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 Peter Sagan (SVK)  France Plumelec

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ The riders on the squad were Erik Baška, Sérgio Paulinho, Jay McCarthy, Jesper Hansen and Nikolay Trusov, and Kolar and Juraj Sagan
  2. ^ The riders on the squad were Michael Valgren, Daniele Bennati, Manuele Boaro, Erik Baška, Nikolay Trusov, Pavel Brutt, Michael Kolář and Michael Gogl

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adam Blythe to join Tinkoff-Saxo from Orica-GreenEdge for 2016 season". theguardian.com. 25 August 2015. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Team Tinkoff sign Oscar Gatto for 2016". cyclingnews.com. 21 October 2015. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Ivan Basso announces retirement from professional cycling". cyclingnews.com. 5 October 2015. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Breschel joins Cannondale-Garmin in 2016". Cyclingnews.com. 16 September 2015. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Juul-Jensen signs for Orica-GreenEdge". cyclingnews.com. 3 August 2015. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  6. ^ "Mørkøv signs for Katusha at the request of Kristoff". cyclingnews.com. 16 August 2015. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  7. ^ "Chris Anker Sorensen to Bretagne-Seche Environnement in 2016". cyclingnews.com. 24 September 2015. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  8. ^ "Transfer news: Rowney signs for Orica-AIS". cyclingnews.com. 6 October 2015. Retrieved 20 February 2016.

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