Evgeny Shalunov

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Evgeny Shalunov
Personal information
Full name Evgeny Shalunov
Born (1992-01-08) 8 January 1992 (age 25)
Team information
Current team Gazprom–RusVelo
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
2011 Lokomotiv-Urbycolan
2011 Team RadioShack (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2012–2015 Lokosphinx[1]
2016 Gazprom–RusVelo

Evgeny Shalunov (born 8 January 1992) is a Russian professional road and track bicycle racer who rides for UCI Professional Continental Team Gazprom–RusVelo. Shalunov has competed as a professional since the middle of the 2011 season, having signed a stagiaire deal with Team RadioShack in July 2011.[2]

A winner of eight national events in 2011 with Lokomotiv-Urbycolan, Shalunov signed with the Lokosphinx team for the 2012 season. After finishing fourth in the La Roue Tourangelle held in France in March,[3] Shalunov won his first UCI Europe Tour race in April 2012, by winning the Vuelta a La Rioja in Spain.[4] Attacking around 30 km (18.6 mi) from the finish in La Rioja, Shalunov soloed to the finish line to win by 28 seconds ahead of Euskaltel–Euskadi's Pablo Urtasun and teammate Mikhail Antonov.[5]

Major results[edit]

2010
1st Overall Závod Míru
1st Stages 2 & 4
2nd Overall, Vuelta al Besaya
1st Stage 4
2nd European Junior Track Championships – Individual pursuit
2011
1st Overall, Bidasoa Itzulia
1st Stages 1 & 3
1st GP Macario
1st Memorial Valenciaga
1st Stages 1 & 3, Volta a Coruña
1st Stage 3 Ronde de l'Isard
2012
1st Vuelta a La Rioja
4th La Roue Tourangelle
2013
7th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
7th GP San Giuseppe
10th Klasika Primavera
2014
1st Gran Premio della Liberazione
4th Ster ZLM Toer
6th Overall Vuelta a Asturias
7th Vuelta a La Rioja
2015
1st Jersey red.svg Overall Vuelta Ciclista Comunidad de Madrid
1st Stage 1
1st Trofeo Matteotti
2016
5th Overall Tour de Wallonie

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lokosphinx (LOK) - RUS". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Philippon, Alexandre (30 July 2011). "Shalunov sera stagiaire chez Radio Shack" [Shalunov will intern at Radio Shack]. Velochrono.fr (in French). Velochrono. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Kuznetsov triumphs at La Roue Tourangelle". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 19 March 2012. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Shalunov wins Vuelta a la Rioja". Yahoo! Eurosport. TF1 Group. 22 April 2012. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Shalunov wins Vuelta Ciclista a La Rioja". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 22 April 2012. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 

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