Bepink–Cogeas

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Bepink–Cogeas
BePink-La Classica team logo.jpg
Team information
UCI code BPK
Registered Italy
Founded 2012 (2012)
Discipline Road
Status UCI Women's Team
Bicycles Kemo
Website Team home page
Key personnel
General manager Walter Zini
Team name history
2012–2013
2014
2015
2016
2017–
BePink
Astana BePink Women Team
BePink–La Classica
Bepink
Bepink–Cogeas

Bepink–Cogeas (UCI team code: BPK) is a professional women's cycling team based in Italy, which competes in elite road bicycle racing events such as the UCI Women's Road World Cup.

Team history[edit]

2014[edit]

In November, it was announced that Astana would be moving sponsorship and resources away from the team, creating a new Kazakhstan based Women's team, Astana-Acca Due O.[1] As a result, BePink stated it would partner with Italian apparel brand, La Classica. For 2015 the team will race under the name BePink-La Classica.[2]

Riders in[edit]

On June 1, Ksenyia Tuhai joined the team.[3] On August 1, 2014, Alison Tetrick joined the team[4] along with Aliya Kargaliyeva as a stagiaire. On November 7, Ksenia Tuhai, Michela Maltese, Ana Covrig and Silvia Valsecchi. On November 8 the team signed Ilaria Sanguineti. On November 13 the team signed Ilaira Bonomi, Georgia Fraiegari, Tereza Medvedová, Jaime Nielsen, with Georgia Williams signing a contract extension. On November 14 the team signed Ruby Livingstone. On 18 November the team signed Simona Bortolotti and Anastasia Chulkova. On December 11, 2015 it was announced that Canadian cyclist Lex Albrecht signed with the team for the 2016 season.

Riders out[edit]

On October 30, Alice Algisi, Simona Frapporti & Dalia Muccioli left the team to join Alé Cipollini for the 2015 season. On November 19 Barbara Guarischi and Alena Amialiusik left the team to join Velocio–SRAM Pro Cycling. As a result of the creation of the new Kazakh-based team a number of Kazakh riders left the team. On November 28, Marzhan Baitlevova, Makhabbat Umutzhanova and Aliya Kargaliyeva left the team to join Astana-Acca Due O.

Team roster[edit]

The squad during the 2015 Le Samyn des Dames
Rider Date of birth
 Alison Jackson (CAN) (1988-12-14) 14 December 1988 (age 28)
 Tereza Medvedová (SVK) (1996-03-27) 27 March 1996 (age 21)
 Giulia Nanni (ITA) (1997-04-14) 14 April 1997 (age 20)
 Katia Ragusa (ITA) (1997-05-19) 19 May 1997 (age 20)
 Ilaria Sanguineti (ITA) (1994-04-15) 15 April 1994 (age 23)
Rider Date of birth
 Tatiana Shamanova (RUS) (1992-01-18) 18 January 1992 (age 25)
 Maria Vittoria Sperotto (ITA) (1996-11-20) 20 November 1996 (age 20)
 Ksenyia Tuhai (BLR) (1995-07-01) 1 July 1995 (age 22)
 Olga Zabelinskaya (RUS) (1980-05-10) 10 May 1980 (age 37)

Major wins[edit]

2012
Grand Prix El Salvador, Noemi Cantele
Stage 1 Vuelta Ciclista Femenina a el Salvador, Noemi Cantele
Stage 6 Vuelta Ciclista Femenina a el Salvador, Silvia Valsecchi
Grand Prix Grand Saint Bernard, Evelyn García
GP Liberazione — WE, Noemi Cantele
Stage 1 Tour of Adygeya WE, Yuliya Martisova
Stage 1 Giro del Trentino Alto Adige - Südtirol, Noemi Cantele
Prologue Route de France Féminine, Alena Amialiusik
Stage 3 Route de France Féminine, Simona Frapporti
2013
Grand Prix San Miguel, Noemi Cantele
Overall Vuelta a El Salvador, Noemi Cantele
Stages 1 & 4, Noemi Cantele
Grand Prix El Salvador, Silvia Valsecchi
Youth classification Festival Luxembourgeois du cyclisme féminin, Georgia Williams
Mountains classification Tour Languedoc Roussillon, Alena Amialiusik
Youth classification, Georgia Williams
Stage 1a (TTT) Giro del Trentino Alto Adige - Südtirol
Stage 2 (ITT) Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Alena Amialiusik
2014
Jersey green.svg Mountains classification Vuelta Internacional Femenina a Costa Rica, Alena Amialiusik
Jersey blue.svg Youth classification, Susanna Zorzi
Stage 3, Alena Amialiusik
Grand Prix el Salvador, Alena Amialiusik
Jersey black.svg Points classification Vuelta a El Salvador, Alena Amialiusik
Jersey red.svg Sprints classification, Anna Stricker
Jersey violet.svg Youth classification Dalia Muccioli
Teams classification
Stages 1 & 2, Alena Amialiusik
Stage 1 Tour de Bretagne Féminin, Doris Schweizer
Teams classification Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche
Stage 5, Alena Amialiusik
Jersey blue.svg Combativity award Stage 4 Boels Rental Ladies Tour, Alison Tetrick
2015
Stage 3 Tour of Zhoushan Island, Anastasia Chulkova
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour de Bretagne Féminin, Ilaria Sanguineti
Jersey white.svg Youth classification, Ilaria Sanguineti
Team classification
Stage 1, Ilaria Sanguineti
2016
Chrono de Gatineau, Amber Neben
Stage 2 (ITT) Tour de Bretagne Feminin, Silvia Valsecchi
Stage 4 Tour de Bretagne Feminin, Ilaria Sanguineti
Jersey orange.svg Overall La Route de France, Amber Neben
Stages 4 (ITT) & 5, Amber Neben
2017
Jersey white.svg Youth classification Emakumeen Bira, Nikola Nosková
Giro del Trentino Alto Adige-Sudtirol, Nikola Nosková
Jersey white.svg Youth classification Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Nikola Nosková
Stage 4, Silvia Valsecchi
Jersey orange.svg Combativity award Stage 1, Silvia Valsecchi

National champions[edit]

2012
MaillotBielorrusia.PNG Belarus Time Trial, Alena Amialiusik
2013
MaillotBielorrusia.PNG Belarus Road Race, Alena Amialiusik
MaillotSuiza.PNG Switzerland Road Race, Doris Schweizer
MaillotItalia.svg Italy Road Race, Dalia Muccioli
MaillotBielorrusia.PNG Belarus Time Trial, Alena Amialiusik
2014
MaillotBielorrusia.PNG Belarus Time Trial, Alena Amialiusik
MaillotBielorrusia.PNG Belarus Road Race, Alena Amialiusik
MaillotItalia.svg Italy Track (500m Time Trial), Simona Frapporti
MaillotItalia.svg Italy Track (Omnium), Simona Frapporti
MaillotItalia.svg Italy Track (Individual pursuit), Silvia Valsecchi
2015
MaillotNuevaZelanda.PNG New Zealand Time Trial, Jaime Nielsen
MaillotNuevaZelanda.PNG New Zealand Track (Individual pursuit), Jaime Nielsen
MaillotSlovakia.svg Slovakia Time Trial, Tereza Medvedová
MaillotItalia.svg Italy Time Trial, Silvia Valsecchi
MaillotRom.png Romania Road Race, Ana Maria Covrig
MaillotRom.png Romania Time Trial, Ana Maria Covrig
2016
MaillotMundialCrono.PNG World Time Trial, Amber Neben
EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png European Track (Team pursuit), Silvia Valsecchi
EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png European Track (Team pursuit), Francesca Pattaro
2017
MaillotRusia.PNG Russian Track (Points race), Olga Zabelinskaya
MaillotRepúblicaCheca.PNG Czech Time Trial, Nikola Nosková
MaillotRepúblicaCheca.PNG Czech Road Race, Nikola Nosková
EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png European Track (Team Pursuit), Silvia Valsecchi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cycling News. "Astana-Acca Due O women’s team launched for 2015". Cyclingnews.com. 
  2. ^ CyclingTips. "Rocacorba Daily". cyclingtips.com.au. 
  3. ^ ProCyclingStats. "Astana BePink Womens Team 2014". procyclingstats.com. 
  4. ^ ProCyclingStats. "Alison Tetrick". procyclingstats.com.