2019 Katusha–Alpecin season

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Katusha–Alpecin
2019 season
Katusha-Alpecin 2019 Giro d'Italia.jpg
Katusha-Alpecin in 2019 Giro d'Italia
UCI codeTKA
StatusUCI WorldTeam
ManagerVyacheslav Ekimov
Main sponsor(s)Gazprom & Itera & Rostec & Alpecin
BasedSwitzerland
BicyclesCanyon
Season victories
One-day races1
Stage race stages2
National Championships2
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The 2019 season for Team Katusha–Alpecin will begin in January at the Tour Down Under. As a UCI WorldTeam, they will be automatically invited and obligated to send a squad to every event in the UCI World Tour.

Team roster[edit]

As of 5 May 2019.

On 9 May 2019 Marcel Kittel terminated relationship with the club on his own request.[1]

Rider Date of birth
 Enrico Battaglin (ITA) (1989-11-17)17 November 1989 (aged 29)
 Jenthe Biermans (BEL) (1995-10-30)30 October 1995 (aged 23)
 Ian Boswell (USA) (1991-02-07)7 February 1991 (aged 27)
 Steff Cras (BEL) (1996-02-13)13 February 1996 (aged 22)
 Jens Debusschere (BEL) (1989-08-28)28 August 1989 (aged 29)
 Alex Dowsett (GBR) (1988-10-03)3 October 1988 (aged 30)
 Matteo Fabbro (ITA) (1995-04-10)10 April 1995 (aged 23)
 José Gonçalves (POR) (1989-02-13)13 February 1989 (aged 29)
 Ruben Guerreiro (POR) (1994-07-06)6 July 1994 (aged 24)
 Nathan Haas (AUS) (1989-03-12)12 March 1989 (aged 29)
 Marco Haller (AUT) (1991-04-01)1 April 1991 (aged 27)
 Reto Hollenstein (SUI) (1985-08-22)22 August 1985 (aged 33)
Rider Date of birth
 Marcel Kittel[N 1] (GER) (1988-05-11)11 May 1988 (aged 30)
 Pavel Kochetkov (RUS) (1986-03-07)7 March 1986 (aged 32)
 Vyacheslav Kuznetsov (RUS) (1989-06-24)24 June 1989 (aged 29)
 Daniel Navarro (ESP) (1983-07-18)18 July 1983 (aged 35)
 Nils Politt (GER) (1994-03-06)6 March 1994 (aged 24)
 Willie Smit (RSA) (1992-12-29)29 December 1992 (aged 25)
 Simon Špilak (SLO) (1986-06-23)23 June 1986 (aged 32)
 Dmitry Strakhov (RUS) (1995-05-17)17 May 1995 (aged 23)
 Harry Tanfield (GBR) (1994-12-07)7 December 1994 (aged 24)
 Mads Würtz Schmidt (DEN) (1994-03-31)31 March 1994 (aged 24)
 Rick Zabel (GER) (1993-12-07)7 December 1993 (aged 25)
 Ilnur Zakarin (RUS) (1989-09-15)15 September 1989 (aged 29)

Season victories[edit]

Date Race Competition Rider Country Location
3 February Trofeo Palma UCI Europe Tour  Marcel Kittel (GER)  Spain Palma de Mallorca
21 February Tour of Oman, Teams classification UCI Asia Tour [N 2]  Oman
3 May Tour de Yorkshire, Stage 2 UCI Europe Tour  Rick Zabel (GER)  United Kingdom Bedale
24 May Giro d'Italia, Stage 13 UCI World Tour  Ilnur Zakarin (RUS)  Italy Ceresole Reale (Serrù Lake)

National, Continental and World champions 2019[edit]

Date Discipline Jersey Rider Country Location
27 June British National Time Trial Championships
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 Alex Dowsett (GBR)  United Kingdom Norfolk
28 June Portuguese National Time Trial Championships
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 José Gonçalves (POR)  Portugal Melgaço

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Marcel Kittel terminated contract on 5 May
  2. ^ The riders on the squad were Nathan Haas, Enrico Battaglin, Jenthe Biermans, Ian Boswell, Steff Cras, Matteo Fabbro and Reto Hollenstein

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team KATUSHA ALPECIN and Marcel Kittel have agreed to terminate their contractual relationship before its terms". teamkatushaalpecin.com. Retrieved 9 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Battaglin signs two-year deal with Katusha-Alpecin". Cyclingnews.com. 29 August 2018. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Debusschere signs for Katusha-Alpecin". Cyclingnews.com. 28 August 2018. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Katusha-Alpecin sign Guerreiro for 2019". Cyclingnews.com. 31 August 2018. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  5. ^ "Navarro signs with Katusha-Alpecin – News Shorts". Cyclingnews.com. 28 August 2018. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  6. ^ "KATUSHA ALPECIN continue to re-sign talent for next season". teamkatushaalpecin.com. 30 August 2018. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  7. ^ "Katusha-Alpecin sign Harry Tanfield". Cyclingnews.com. 23 August 2018. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  8. ^ "Katusha-Alpecin announce reduced 24-rider roster for 2019". Cyclingnews.com. 20 November 2018. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  9. ^ a b c "The Cyclingnews guide to 2018-2019 rider transfers". Cyclingnews.com. 6 November 2018. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  10. ^ "Roompot-Charles sign Boy Van Poppel, Lammertink - News Shorts". Cyclingnews.com. 4 October 2018. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  11. ^ "Tony Martin signs with LottoNL-Jumbo". Cyclingnews.com. 21 October 2018. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  12. ^ "Baptiste Planckaert returns to WB-Aqua Protect-Veranclassic". firstorderhistorians.com. 1 October 2018. Retrieved 11 December 2018.
  13. ^ "Restrepo, Jaramillo sign with Manzana Postobon – News shorts". Cyclingnews.com. 14 November 2018. Retrieved 11 December 2018.

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