Alexandre Pliușchin

Alexandre Pliușchin (Russian: Александр Плюшкин, Romanian: Alexandru Pliușchin; born 13 January 1987) is a Moldovan former professional road bicycle racer, who rode professionally between 2008 and 2015. He is a four-time National Road Race Champion; winning in 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012. Pliuschin also represented Moldova in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, having participated in the Men's Road Race and the Men's Individual Pursuit.

Alexandre Pliușchin
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Pliușchin at the 2011 Tour de Romandie
Personal information
Full name
  • Alexandre Pliușchin
  • Romanian: Alexandru Pliușchin
Born (1987-01-13) 13 January 1987 (age 34)
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
Disciplines
  • Road
  • Track
RoleRider
Professional teams
2008–2009Ag2r–La Mondiale
2010–2011Team Katusha
2012Leopard–Trek Continental Team
2013IAM Cycling[1]
2014Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling[2]
2015Synergy Baku
Major wins
National Road Race Championships (2008, 2010–2012)

On 25 February 2015, Pliușchin's Synergy Baku team announced it had suspended him for a non-negative test for salbutamol at the 2014 Sharjah International Cycling Tour, a race he won whilst riding for Skydive Dubai Pro Cycling.[3]

Major resultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "IAM Cycling announces 2013 roster". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 20 September 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2012.
  2. ^ "Skydive Dubai, arriva anche Pliuschin" [Skydive Dubai, also comes Pliuschin]. Spazio Ciclismo (in Italian). Tutto Mercato. 22 November 2013. Archived from the original on 25 December 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  3. ^ "My WordPress Site – Just another WordPress site".

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