Igor Abakoumov

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Igor Abakoumov
Igor Abakoumov.jpg
Riding the prologue of the Tour de Romandie 2007
Personal information
Full name Igor Abakoumov
Born (1981-05-30) 30 May 1981 (age 35)
Berdyansk, Ukraine
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Professional team(s)
2002–2003 Van Hemert
2004 Chocolade Jacques
2005–2006 Jartazi Granville Team
2007 Astana
2008 Mitsubishi–Jartazi
2009 ISD
2010 ISD Continental Team[1]
Infobox last updated on
19 August 2016

Igor Abakoumov (born 30 May 1981, Berdyansk, Ukraine)[2] is a professional road bicycle racer of the Ukrainian origins. Abakoumov became a naturalized Belgian citizen on 15 September 2001. He turned professional in 2002. Abakumov was left in limbo by his former team, Astana, when the sponsors pulled the plug on funds following a drugs scandal.[3] He last rode for the ISD Continental Team.

Palmarès[edit]

2001
2nd Omloop van de Westhoek Ichtegem (BEL)
3rd GP Claude Criquielion (BEL)
2002
1st Stage 2, Okolo Slovenska, Žiar nad Hronom (SVK)
2003
1st Romsée-Stavelot-Romsée (BEL)
1st Stage 4, Volta Provincia Tarragona, La Pineda (ESP)
1st Proving Grounds (USA)
2nd Trofee van Haspengouw (BEL)
3rd Rund um Düren (GER)
1st Stage 5 International Cycling Classic, Burlington, Wisconsin (USA)
2004
1st Team, Profronde van Fryslân, Leeuwarden (NED)
2005
2nd Nokere Koerse, Nokere (BEL)
3rd GP de Wallonie, Namur (BEL)
2006
1st Stage 2, Tour de l'Ain, Péronnas (FRA)

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