BTC City Ljubljana

BTC City Ljubljana (UCI team code: BTC) is a professional cycling team based in Slovenia, which competes in elite road bicycle racing events such as the UCI Women's World Tour.[1]

BTC City Ljubljana
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Team information
UCI codeBTC
RegisteredSlovenia
Founded2010 (2010)
Discipline(s)Road
StatusNational (2010–2013)
UCI Women's Team (2014–2019)
BicyclesScott
Key personnel
General managerGorazd Penko
Team name history
2010–2012
2013
2014–2019
Klub Polet Garmin
E. Leclerc Klub Polet
BTC City Ljubljana

Team historyEdit

At the end of the team's first season in 2014 the Slovenian Cycling Federation awarded the team a prize for their role in the development of cycling in Slovenia, as well as, for the team's achievements in its first year - culminating in qualifying for the 2014 World Team Time Trial championships.[2][3]

For 2020 season team merged with Alé–Cipollini to become new UCI Women's World Tour club Alé BTC Ljubljana.

Team rosterEdit

As of 7 July 2019.[4]
Rider Date of birth
  Maaike Boogaard (NED) (1998-08-24)24 August 1998 (aged 20)
  Urška Bravec (SLO) (1996-12-14)14 December 1996 (aged 22)
  Eugenia Bujak (POL) (1989-06-25)25 June 1989 (aged 30)
  Anastasiia Chursina (RUS) (1995-04-07)7 April 1995 (aged 24)
  Špela Kern (SLO) (1990-02-24)24 February 1990 (aged 29)
  Anja Longyka (SLO) (1993-06-21)21 June 1993 (aged 26)
  Hanna Nilsson (SWE) (1992-02-16)16 February 1992 (aged 27)
Rider Date of birth
  Urša Pintar (SLO) (1985-10-03)3 October 1985 (aged 33)
  Mia Radotić (CRO) (1984-12-02)2 December 1984 (aged 34)
  Rossella Ratto (ITA) (1993-10-20)20 October 1993 (aged 25)
  Maja Savić (SRB) (1994-07-27)27 July 1994 (aged 24)
  Hayley Simmonds (GBR) (1988-07-22)22 July 1988 (aged 30)
  Monique van de Ree (NED) (1988-03-02)2 March 1988 (aged 31)
  Urška Žigart (SLO) (1996-12-04)4 December 1996 (aged 22)

Major winsEdit

2014
Nagrada Ljubljane TT, Martina Ritter
2015
Stage 2 Internationale Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Eugenia Bujak
2016
  Overall Gracia Orlova, Olena Pavlukhina
Stage 2, Olena Pavlukhina
Stages 1 & 6 Route de France, Eugenia Bujak
GP Plouay, Eugenia Bujak
2017
  Sprints classification Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Eugenia Bujak
  Mountains classification Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Hanna Nilsson
2018
  Youth classification Tour of Chongming Island, Anastasiia Iakovenko
Leo Wirth Gedächtnissrennen, Corinna Lechner
Radfestival Kladow 1, Corinna Lechner
Radfestival Kladow 2, Corinna Lechner
2019
Team classification Vuelta a Burgos Feminas
Erondegemse Pijl (Erpe-Mere), Monique van de Ree

National and Continental ChampionsEdit

2010
  Slovenia Time Trial, Tjasa Rutar
2011
  Slovenia Time Trial, Tjasa Rutar
2012
  Slovenia Time Trial, Tjasa Rutar
2013
  Slovenia Time Trial, Sara Frece
2014
  European Track (Points race), Eugenia Bujak
  Austrian Time Trial, Martina Ritter
  Croatian Cyclo-cross, Mia Radotic
  Poland Time Trial, Eugenia Bujak
  Slovenian Road Race, Polona Batagelj
  Slovenian Time Trial, Polona Batagelj
2015
  Austrian Time Trial, Martina Ritter
  Austrian Road Race, Martina Ritter
  Azerbaijan Road Race, Olena Pavlukhina
  Azerbaijan Time Trial, Olena Pavlukhina
  Croatia Road Race, Mia Radotić
  Croatia Time Trial, Mia Radotić
  Poland Time Trial, Eugenia Bujak
  Slovenia Time Trila, Polona Batagelj
  Slovenia Road Race, Polona Batagelj
2016
  Azerbaijan Road Race, Olena Pavlukhina
  Azerbaijan Time Trial, Olena Pavlukhina
  Slovenia Time Trial, Urša Pintar
  Croatia Road Race, Mia Radotić
  Croatia Time Trial, Mia Radotić
  Austrian Time Trial, Martina Ritter
  Serbia Time Trial, Jelena Erić
  Serbia Road Race, Jelena Erić
  Slovenia Road Race, Polona Batagelj
2017
  Slovenia Time Trial, Urša Pintar
  Croatian Time Trial, Mia Radotic
  Serbia Time Trial, Jelena Erić
  Croatian Road Race, Mia Radotic
  Slovenia Road Race, Polona Batagelj
2018
  Slovenia Time Trial, Eugenia Bujak
  Croatian Time Trial, Mia Radotic
  Slovenia Road Race, Polona Batagelj
  Croatian Road Race, Mia Radotic
  Azerbaijan Road Race, Olena Pavlukhina
  Azerbaijan Time Trial, Olena Pavlukhina
  Russia Track (Team pursuit), Anastasiia Iakovenko
2019
  Slovenia Time Trial, Eugenia Bujak
  Croatian Time Trial, Mia Radotic
  Slovenia Road Race, Eugenia Bujak

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ProCyclingStats. "BTC City Ljubljana 2014". procyclingstats.com.
  2. ^ "BTC City Ljubljana making its mark on women's professional cycling". uci.ch. 2 March 2015.
  3. ^ Kirsten Frattini. "Women's news shorts: Racers head to Le Samyn des Dames, Strade Bianche and Omloop van het Hageland". Cyclingnews.com.
  4. ^ "BTC City Ljubljana". Directvelo (in French). Association Le Peloton. Retrieved 7 July 2019.

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