2018 Katusha–Alpecin season

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Katusha–Alpecin
2018 season
UCI codeTKA
StatusUCI WorldTeam
ManagerVyacheslav Ekimov
Main sponsor(s)Gazprom & Itera & Rostec & Alpecin
BasedSwitzerland
BicyclesCanyon
Season victories
Stage race stages4
National Championships1
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The 2018 season for Team Katusha–Alpecin began in January at 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 25 February 2018.
Rider Date of birth
 Maxim Belkov (RUS) (1985-01-09)9 January 1985 (aged 33)
 Jenthe Biermans (BEL) (1995-10-30)30 October 1995 (aged 22)
 Ian Boswell (USA) (1991-02-07)7 February 1991 (aged 27)
 Steff Cras (BEL) (1996-02-13)13 February 1996 (aged 22)
 Alex Dowsett (GBR) (1988-10-03)3 October 1988 (aged 29)
 Matteo Fabbro (ITA) (1995-04-10)10 April 1995 (aged 22)
 José Gonçalves (POR) (1989-02-13)13 February 1989 (aged 29)
 Nathan Haas (AUS) (1989-03-12)12 March 1989 (aged 28)
 Marco Haller (AUT) (1991-04-01)1 April 1991 (aged 26)
 Reto Hollenstein (SUI) (1985-08-22)22 August 1985 (aged 32)
 Marcel Kittel (GER) (1988-05-11)11 May 1988 (aged 29)
 Robert Kišerlovski (CRO) (1986-08-09)9 August 1986 (aged 31)
 Pavel Kochetkov (RUS) (1986-03-07)7 March 1986 (aged 31)
Rider Date of birth
 Vyacheslav Kuznetsov (RUS) (1989-06-24)24 June 1989 (aged 28)
 Maurits Lammertink (NED) (1990-08-31)31 August 1990 (aged 27)
 Tiago Machado (POR) (1985-10-18)18 October 1985 (aged 32)
 Tony Martin (GER) (1985-04-23)23 April 1985 (aged 32)
 Marco Mathis (GER) (1994-04-07)7 April 1994 (aged 23)
 Baptiste Planckaert (BEL) (1988-09-28)28 September 1988 (aged 29)
 Nils Politt (GER) (1994-03-06)6 March 1994 (aged 23)
 Jhonatan Restrepo (COL) (1994-11-24)24 November 1994 (aged 23)
 Willie Smit (RSA) (1992-12-29)29 December 1992 (aged 25)
 Simon Špilak (SLO) (1986-06-23)23 June 1986 (aged 31)
 Mads Würtz Schmidt (DEN) (1994-03-31)31 March 1994 (aged 23)
 Rick Zabel (GER) (1993-12-07)7 December 1993 (aged 24)
 Ilnur Zakarin (RUS) (1989-09-15)15 September 1989 (aged 28)

Season victories[edit]

Date Race Competition Rider Country Location
14 February Tour of Oman, Stage 2 UCI Asia Tour  Nathan Haas (AUS)  Oman Ministry of Tourism
8 March Tirreno–Adriatico, Stage 2 UCI World Tour  Marcel Kittel (GER)  Italy Follonica
12 March Tirreno–Adriatico, Stage 6 UCI World Tour  Marcel Kittel (GER)  Italy Fano
26 August Deutschland Tour, Stage 4 UCI Europe Tour  Nils Politt (GER)  Germany Stuttgart

National, Continental and World champions 2018[edit]

Date Discipline Jersey Rider Country Location
29 June German National Time Trial Champion
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 Tony Martin (GER)  Germany Einhausen

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marcel Kittel signs two-year deal with Katusha Alpecin". Team Katusha-Alpecin. 16 August 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Ian Boswell signs for Katusha-Alpecin". cyclingnews.com. 10 August 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Nathan Haas signs for Katusha-Alpecin". cyclingnews.com. 7 August 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Alex Dowsett to leave Movistar for Katusha-Alpecin in 2018". cyclingweekly.com. 21 August 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Willie Smit signs for Katusha-Alpecin". cyclingnews.com. 27 September 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Steff Cras, another young talent to sign with Team KATUSHA ALPECIN". teamkatushaalpecin.com. 12 September 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Young Italian Matteo Fabbro to sign with Team KATUSHA ALPECIN". teamkatushaalpecin.com. 14 August 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Kristoff reaches deal to join UAE Team Emirates". cyclingnews.com. 2 August 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Angel Vicioso to announce his retirement". cyclingpub.com. 28 July 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  10. ^ a b c [hhttp://www.cyclingnews.com/features/the-cyclingnews-guide-to-2017-2018-rider-transfers/ "The Cyclingnews guide to 2017-2018 rider transfers"]. cyclingnews.com. 19 December 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Losada announces retirement - News Shorts". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 16 November 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.

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