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The 2018 season for Team Katusha–Alpecin began in January at the Tour Down Under. As a UCI WorldTeam, they were automatically invited and obligated to send a squad to every event in the UCI World Tour.

Katusha–Alpecin
2018 season
UCI codeTKA
StatusUCI WorldTeam
ManagerVyacheslav Ekimov
Main sponsor(s)Gazprom & Itera & Rostec & Alpecin
BasedSwitzerland
BicyclesCanyon
Season victories
Stage race stages4
National Championships1
← 2017
2019 →

Contents

Team rosterEdit

As of 25 February 2018.
Rider Date of birth
  Maxim Belkov (RUS) (1985-01-09)9 January 1985 (aged 33)
  Jenthe Biermans (BEL) (1995-10-30)30 October 1995 (aged 22)
  Ian Boswell (USA) (1991-02-07)7 February 1991 (aged 27)
  Steff Cras (BEL) (1996-02-13)13 February 1996 (aged 22)
  Alex Dowsett (GBR) (1988-10-03)3 October 1988 (aged 29)
  Matteo Fabbro (ITA) (1995-04-10)10 April 1995 (aged 22)
  José Gonçalves (POR) (1989-02-13)13 February 1989 (aged 29)
  Nathan Haas (AUS) (1989-03-12)12 March 1989 (aged 28)
  Marco Haller (AUT) (1991-04-01)1 April 1991 (aged 26)
  Reto Hollenstein (SUI) (1985-08-22)22 August 1985 (aged 32)
  Marcel Kittel (GER) (1988-05-11)11 May 1988 (aged 29)
  Robert Kišerlovski (CRO) (1986-08-09)9 August 1986 (aged 31)
  Pavel Kochetkov (RUS) (1986-03-07)7 March 1986 (aged 31)
Rider Date of birth
  Vyacheslav Kuznetsov (RUS) (1989-06-24)24 June 1989 (aged 28)
  Maurits Lammertink (NED) (1990-08-31)31 August 1990 (aged 27)
  Tiago Machado (POR) (1985-10-18)18 October 1985 (aged 32)
  Tony Martin (GER) (1985-04-23)23 April 1985 (aged 32)
  Marco Mathis (GER) (1994-04-07)7 April 1994 (aged 23)
  Baptiste Planckaert (BEL) (1988-09-28)28 September 1988 (aged 29)
  Nils Politt (GER) (1994-03-06)6 March 1994 (aged 23)
  Jhonatan Restrepo (COL) (1994-11-24)24 November 1994 (aged 23)
  Willie Smit (RSA) (1992-12-29)29 December 1992 (aged 25)
  Simon Špilak (SLO) (1986-06-23)23 June 1986 (aged 31)
  Mads Würtz Schmidt (DEN) (1994-03-31)31 March 1994 (aged 23)
  Rick Zabel (GER) (1993-12-07)7 December 1993 (aged 24)
  Ilnur Zakarin (RUS) (1989-09-15)15 September 1989 (aged 28)

Season victoriesEdit

Date Race Competition Rider Country Location
14 February Tour of Oman, Stage 2 UCI Asia Tour   Nathan Haas (AUS)   Oman Ministry of Tourism
8 March Tirreno–Adriatico, Stage 2 UCI World Tour   Marcel Kittel (GER)   Italy Follonica
12 March Tirreno–Adriatico, Stage 6 UCI World Tour   Marcel Kittel (GER)   Italy Fano
26 August Deutschland Tour, Stage 4 UCI Europe Tour   Nils Politt (GER)   Germany Stuttgart

National, Continental and World champions 2018Edit

Date Discipline Jersey Rider Country Location
29 June German National Time Trial Champion
 
  Tony Martin (GER)   Germany Einhausen

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Marcel Kittel signs two-year deal with Katusha Alpecin". Team Katusha-Alpecin. 16 August 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Ian Boswell signs for Katusha-Alpecin". cyclingnews.com. 10 August 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Nathan Haas signs for Katusha-Alpecin". cyclingnews.com. 7 August 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Alex Dowsett to leave Movistar for Katusha-Alpecin in 2018". cyclingweekly.com. 21 August 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Willie Smit signs for Katusha-Alpecin". cyclingnews.com. 27 September 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Steff Cras, another young talent to sign with Team KATUSHA ALPECIN". teamkatushaalpecin.com. 12 September 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Young Italian Matteo Fabbro to sign with Team KATUSHA ALPECIN". teamkatushaalpecin.com. 14 August 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Kristoff reaches deal to join UAE Team Emirates". cyclingnews.com. 2 August 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Angel Vicioso to announce his retirement". cyclingpub.com. 28 July 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  10. ^ a b c [hhttp://www.cyclingnews.com/features/the-cyclingnews-guide-to-2017-2018-rider-transfers/ "The Cyclingnews guide to 2017-2018 rider transfers"]. cyclingnews.com. 19 December 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Losada announces retirement - News Shorts". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 16 November 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2018.

External linksEdit