Dmitry Fofonov

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Dmitry Fofonov
Dmitry Fofonov (Tour de France 2007 - stage 7).jpg
Fofonov at the 2007 Tour de France
Personal information
Full nameDmitry Fofonov
Дмитрий Фофонов
Born (1976-08-15) 15 August 1976 (age 43)
Almaty, Soviet Union
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
Team information
Current teamAstana
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider (retired)
directeur sportif
Professional teams
1999Collstrop
2000Besson Chaussures
2001–2005Cofidis
2006–2008Crédit Agricole
2010–2012Astana
Managerial team
2013–Astana

Dmitry Fofonov (Kazakh: Дмитрий Фофонов; born 15 August 1976 in Almaty) is a former Kazakh professional road bicycle racer who was fired from UCI ProTeam Crédit Agricole for doping.

Fofonov tested positive for heptaminol after the 18th stage of the 2008 Tour de France. Fofonov had completed the race in 19th place, and was fired by Crédit Agricole after the test.[1] After his doping ban ended, Fofonov joined the Astana team for the 2010 season. He retired after the 2012 season and became an assistant sporting director for Astana.

Major results[edit]

1998
 Kazakhstan Sprint Champion
1st, Touf of China
1st, Stage 15, Commonwealth Bank Classic
2000
 Kazakhstan Sprint Champion
1st, Zellik–Galmaarden
2001
57th, Vuelta a España
2002
14th, Volta a Catalunya
Winner Stage 7
2004
4th, Züri-Metzgete
87th, Tour de France
2005
4th, National Road Race Championship
89th, Giro d'Italia
2006
20th, Paris–Nice
32nd, Vuelta a España
2007
16th, Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
2008
19th overall, Tour de France
2009
1st, Asian Cycling Championships Road Race

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tour rider Fofonov tests positive". BBC. 2008-08-28. Retrieved 2008-08-28.

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