Alexey Tsatevich

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Alexey Tsatevich
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Personal information
Full name Alexey Tsatevich
Born (1989-07-05) 5 July 1989 (age 28)
Verkhnyaya Pyshma, Soviet Union
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)
Team information
Current team Gazprom–RusVelo
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Amateur team(s)
2007 Pedale Castellano Pontenure
2011 Itera–Katusha
Professional team(s)
2012–2016 Team Katusha
2017– Gazprom–RusVelo

Alexey Tsatevich (born 5 July 1989) is a Russian professional road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI ProTeam Gazprom–RusVelo.[1]

Career[edit]

Born in Verkhnyaya Pyshma in the then-Soviet Union, Tsatevich has competed as a professional since the start of the 2012 season, when he joined Team Katusha,[2] having previously competed for the squad's feeder team – Itera–Katusha – in 2011. After several top ten placements during the 2012 season, Tsatevich achieved the first win of his professional career in February 2013, when he won the 1.1-categorised Le Samyn race in Belgium.[3][4] Tsatevich attacked with around 500 m (1,600 ft) remaining, and was able to beat the peloton to the line, in Dour.[5]

He was named in the start list for the 2016 Giro d'Italia.[6] On Stage 9, the individual time trial, Tsatevich was fined for drafting behind Tobias Ludvigsson. Further to this, Team Katusha took the step to withdraw him from the race.[7][8]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2007
1st Trofeo San Rocco
1st Stage 1 Trophée Centre Morbihan
2008
1st 2 Giorni Marchigiana
2009
4th Trofeo Citta di San Vendemiano
9th Gran Premio della Liberazione
10th GP Inda
2010
1st Overall Gagra–Sukhumi
1st Stage 1
2nd Coppa del Mobilio
10th Gran Premio della Liberazione
2011
1st MaillotRusia.PNG National Criterium Championships
1st GP de la Ville de Nogent-sur-Oise
1st Stage 2 Tour of Yeroskipos
1st Stage 2 GP Costa Azul
1st Stage 4 Tour Alsace
1st Stage 6 Tour of Bulgaria
2nd La Côte Picarde
2nd GP of Moscow
2nd Central European Tour – Budapest GP
7th ZLM Tour
7th GP Kranj
10th Mayor Cup
2012
8th Trofeo Palma de Mallorca
8th Le Samyn
8th Hel van het Mergelland
10th Trofeo Migjorn
2013
1st Le Samyn
1st Stage 3 Settimana Ciclistica Lombarda
9th Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop
10th Overall Tour of Belgium
2014
2nd Le Samyn
7th Gent–Wevelgem
10th Brabantse Pijl
2015
10th Dwars door Vlaanderen
10th Overall Circuit Cycliste Sarthe[9]
2016
1st Stage 7 Volta a Catalunya
2nd Clásica de Almería
7th Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race[10]

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2016 2017
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia DNF 121
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Katusha (KAT) – RUS". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Westemeyer, Susan (19 October 2011). "Zabel joins Katusha as sprint coach". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Katusha's Tsatevich sprints to le Samyn victory". VeloNews. Competitor Group, Inc. 27 February 2013. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Geraint Thomas narrowly misses out on solo victory as Alexey Tsatevich wins Le Samyn". Sky Sports. BSkyB. 27 February 2013. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Tsatevich wins Le Samyn". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 27 February 2013. Retrieved 27 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "99th Giro d'Italia Startlist". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 6 May 2016. 
  7. ^ "Alexey Tsatevich 'very upset' after Katusha withdraw him from Giro d'Italia". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 18 May 2016. 
  8. ^ "Team KATUSHA takes Alexey Tsatevich out of Giro d'Italia". Team Katusha. Retrieved 18 May 2016. 
  9. ^ Quénet, Jean-François (10 April 2015). "Navardauskas wins Circuit Sarthe overall". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 10 April 2015. 
  10. ^ Woodpower, Zeb (31 January 2016). "Solo ride from Peter Kennaugh lands Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race victory". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 31 January 2016. 

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