Alé BTC Ljubljana

Alé BTC Ljubljana is a professional cycling team[1] based in Italy, which competes in elite road bicycle racing events such as the UCI Women's World Tour.

Alé BTC Ljubljana
Alé-Cipollini-Galassia team logo.jpg
Team information
UCI codeALE
RegisteredItaly
Founded2011 (2011)
Discipline(s)Road
StatusUCI Women's Team (2011–2019)
UCI Women's WorldTeam (2020–present)
BicyclesCipollini
Key personnel
Team manager(s)Alessia Piccolo
Team name history
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016–2019
2020–
Mcipollini–Giordana
MCipollini–Giambenini–Gauss
MCipollini–Giordana
Alé–Cipollini
Alé–Cipollini–Galassia
Alé–Cipollini
Alé BTC Ljubljana
Alé BTC Ljubljana jersey
Jersey

Team historyEdit

In September 2019, the team announced they had brought onboard Slovenian co-title sponsor, BTC Ljubljana, for the 2020 season; enabling the squad to apply for top-tier UCI Women's WorldTour status through to the end of the 2023 season.[2]

DopingEdit

On 21 November 2015, it emerged that Uênia Fernandes de Souza had returned a positive drugs test for EPO and was subsequently suspended for 30 days.[3]

Team rosterEdit

As of 10 January 2021.[4]
Rider Date of birth
  Marta Bastianelli (ITA) (1987-04-30) 30 April 1987 (age 33)
  Maaike Boogaard (NED) (1998-08-24) 24 August 1998 (age 22)
  Eugenia Bujak (SLO) (1989-06-25) 25 June 1989 (age 31)
  Anastasia Chursina (RUS) (1995-04-07) 7 April 1995 (age 25)
  Margarita Victoria García (ESP) (1984-01-02) 2 January 1984 (age 37)
  Tatiana Guderzo (ITA) (1984-08-22) 22 August 1984 (age 36)
Rider Date of birth
  Alessia Patuelli (ITA) (2002-12-22) 22 December 2002 (age 18)
  Urša Pintar (SLO) (1985-10-03) 3 October 1985 (age 35)
  Marlen Reusser (SUI) (1991-09-20) 20 September 1991 (age 29)
  Laura Tomasi (ITA) (1999-07-01) 1 July 1999 (age 21)
  Anna Trevisi (ITA) (1992-05-08) 8 May 1992 (age 28)
  Sophie Wright (GBR) (1999-03-15) 15 March 1999 (age 21)

Major winsEdit

2011
Stage 3 Ladies Tour of Qatar, Monia Baccaille
Stage 1 (TTT) La Coupe Du Président De La Ville De Grudziadz
Stage 1 (TTT) Tour de Berlin
Stage 5 Giro D'italia Femminile, Nicole Cooke
Gp Cento Carnevale D'europa, Monia Baccaille
2012
Grand Prix de Dottignies, Monia Baccaille
Stage 2 Tour of Chongming Island, Monia Baccaille
  Overall Trophée d'Or Féminin, Elena Cecchini
Stage 1, Elena Cecchini
Stage 3, Susanna Zorzi
  Overall Giro Toscana Femminile, Małgorzata Jasińska
Stage 2, Małgorzata Jasińska
2013
Stage 5 Energiewacht Tour, Valentina Carretta
Mountains classification Festival Luxembourgeois du cyclisme féminin, Valentina Scandolara
  Italian rider Classification Giro Rosa, Tatiana Guderzo
Stage 2 Tour Féminin en Limousin, Tatiana Antoshina
Stage 6 Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Valentina Scandolara
Stage 7 Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Tatiana Guderzo
Stage 6 Boels Rental Ladies Tour, Tatiana Guderzo
2014
  Sprints classification Vuelta Internacional Femenina a Costa Rica, Shelley Olds
Stages 3 & 5, Shelley Olds
GP Comune di Cornaredo, Shelley Olds
  Sprints classification Energiewacht Tour, Marta Tagliaferro
Winston-Salem Cycling Classic, Shelley Olds
Stage 2 La Route de France, Barbara Guarischi
  Points classification Trophée d'Or Féminin, Barbara Guarischi
Teams classification
Stage 3, Barbara Guarischi
  Overall Giro della Toscana Int. Femminile, Shelley Olds
  Points classification, Shelley Olds
  Mountains classification, Małgorzata Jasińska
Prologue & Stage 1, Shelley Olds
Stage 2, Małgorzata Jasińska
2015
  Youth classification Ladies Tour of Qatar, Beatrice Bartelloni
Stage 1, Annalisa Cucinotta
Stage 3 (ITT) Vuelta Internacional Femenina a Costa Rica, Flávia Oliveira
2016
Gran Prix San Luis Femenino, Małgorzata Jasińska
Teams classification Tour Femenino de San Luis
Stage 2, Marta Tagliaferro
Omloop van het Hageland, Marta Bastianelli
GP della Liberazione, Marta Bastianelli
Stage 5 Gracia Orlova, Marta Tagliaferro
2017
  Points classification Santos Women's Tour, Chloe Hosking
  Mountains classification, Janneke Ensing
Stage 3, Chloe Hosking
Drentse Acht van Westerveld, Chloe Hosking
GP della Liberazione, Marta Bastianelli
Stage 1 Emakumeen Euskal Bira, Marta Bastianelli
Stage 3 The Women's Tour, Chloe Hosking
Stage 9 Giro d'Italia Femminile, Marta Bastianelli
  Sprints classification Ladies Tour of Norway, Daiva Tušlaitė
  Mountains classification, Janneke Ensing
Stage 2, Chloe Hosking
Stage 6 Holland Ladies Tour, Janneke Ensing
2018
Stage 4 Santos Women's Tour, Chloe Hosking
Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race, Chloe Hosking
  Points classification Women's Herald Sun Tour, Chloe Hosking
Stage 2 Semana Ciclista Valenciana, Marta Bastianelli
Le Samyn des Dames, Janneke Ensing
Gold Trophy in Euro-Women's Bike Race, Marta Bastianelli
Gent–Wevelgem, Marta Bastianelli
Grand Prix de Dottignies, Marta Bastianelli
Brabantse Pijl Dames Gooik, Marta Bastianelli
Commonwealth Games Road Race, Chloe Hosking
Trofee Maarten Wynants, Marta Bastianelli
  Basque rider classification Emakumeen Euskal Bira, Ane Santesteban
Stage 3 BeNe Ladies Tour, Marta Bastianelli
  Overall Giro Toscana Int. Femminile - Memorial Michela Fanini, Soraya Paladin
Stage 1, Marta Bastianelli
Stage 2, Soraya Paladin
2019
  Mountains classification Women's Tour Down Under, Nadia Quagliotto
1st Stage 4, Chloe Hosking
  Points classification Women's Herald Sun Tour, Chloe Hosking
  Points classification Vuelta a Burgos Feminas, Soraya Paladin
Stage 1, Karlijn Swinkels
Stages 2 & 3, Soraya Paladin
  German rider classification Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Romy Kasper
Stage 2a BeNe Ladies Tour, Jelena Erić
  Mountains classification Giro Toscana Int. Femminile - Memorial Michela Fanini, Soraya Paladin
Stage 1, Chloe Hosking
Stage 2, Soraya Paladin
  Overall Giro delle Marche in Rosa, Soraya Paladin
  Mountains classification, Soraya Paladin
Stage 3, Soraya Paladin
Tour of Guangxi Women's WorldTour, Chloe Hosking
2020
Vuelta a la Comunitat Valenciana Feminas, Marta Bastianelli

National and continental championsEdit

2011
  Italy Track (Team Sprint), Elisa Frisoni
  Italy Track (Scratch race), Tatiana Guderzo
  Italy Track (500m TT), Elisa Frisoni
  Italy Track (Sprint), Elisa Frisoni
2012
  Italy Time Trial, Tatiana Guderzo
2013
  Russia Time Trial, Tatiana Antoshina
  Italy Time Trial, Tatiana Guderzo
  Italy Track (Omnium), Marta Tagliaferro
  Italy Track (Team Pursuit), Marta Tagliaferro
  Italy Track (Team Pursuit), Tatiana Guderzo
2014
  Italy Track (Team Pursuit), Marta Tagliaferro
  Italy Track (Team Pursuit), Tatiana Guderzo
2015
  Poland Road Race, Małgorzata Jasińska
2016
  Italy Track (Points Race), Maria Giulia Confalonieri
2017
  Lithuania Road Race, Daiva Tuslaite
2018
  Lithuania Time Trial, Daiva Tuslaite
  European Road Race, Marta Bastianelli
2019
  Japan Time Trial, Eri Yonamine
  Japan Road Race, Eri Yonamine
2020
  Slovenian Road race, Urša Pintar
  Slovenian Time Trial, Urška Žigart
  Spain Time Trial, Mavi García
  Spain Road Race, Mavi García
  Thailand Road Race, Jutatip Maneephan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ALÉ - Cipollini - Galassia Women Procycling Team". alecipolliniteam.com.
  2. ^ https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/ale-cipollini-adds-btc-ljubljana-as-new-title-sponsor/
  3. ^ http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/news-shorts-clarke-wants-to-fulfill-potential-away-from-orica-greenedge/
  4. ^ "Ale' BTC Ljubljana". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 10 January 2021. Retrieved 10 January 2021.

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