Andrei Vedernikov

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Born (1959-10-01) 1 October 1959 (age 58)
Izhevsk, Russia
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)

Andrei Georgievich Vedernikov (Russian: Андрей Георгиевич Ведерников; born 1 October 1959) is a retired Soviet cyclist. In 1981 he became the first Soviet cyclist to win the individual amateur road race at world championships, and was named the road racer of the year by the Union Cycliste Internationale.[1][2]

In 1980, he won the Vuelta Mexico Telmex. Next year, he won the Tour de Slovaquie and finished second in the Milk Race.[3]

Vedernikov is married and has a daughter Lena. His brother Mikhail is also a cyclist.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrej Wedernikow. munzinger.de (28 September 1981)
  2. ^ a b Ведерников Андрей Георгиевич. velorider.ru
  3. ^ Andrej Vedernikov. siteducyclisme.net