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Bakhtiyar Kozhatayev (Kazakh: Бақтияр Қожатаев Baqtiyar Qojatayev; born March 28, 1992 in Petropavl) is a Kazakh former cyclist, who rode professionally for UCI WorldTeam Astana between 2015 and 2018.[1]

Bakhtiyar Kozhatayev
Belœil - Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux, étape 3, 6 avril 2014, départ (059).JPG
Kozhatayev in 2014
Personal information
Full nameBakhtiyar Kozhatayev
Born (1992-03-28) 28 March 1992 (age 27)
Petropavl, Kazakhstan
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
Amateur team(s)
2013–2014Continental Team Astana
Professional team(s)
2014Astana (stagiaire)

He was named in the start list for the 2016 Giro d'Italia,[2] and the 2017 Tour de France.[3]


Major resultsEdit

3rd Overall Tour d'Azerbaïdjan
1st Mountains classification
1st Mountains classification Le Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux
3rd Overall Tour d'Azerbaïdjan
4th Overall Tour de l'Avenir
4th Tour of Almaty
5th Overall Coupe des nations Ville Saguenay
6th Overall Tour Alsace
7th Gran Premio di Poggiana
9th GP Capodarco
2nd Tour Bohemia
5th Road race, Asian Under-23 Road Championships
6th La Côte Picarde
9th Overall Giro della Valle d'Aosta
1st Stage 2 (TTT) Vuelta a Burgos
7th Overall Tour of Hainan
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Giro del Trentino
1st Team time trial, Asian Road Championships
5th Overall Tour of Almaty

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2016 2017
  Giro d'Italia 65
  Tour de France 93
  Vuelta a España
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ "Official statement on Bakhtiyar Kozhatayev's state of health". Astana. Apgrade. 11 December 2018. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  2. ^ "99th Giro d'Italia Startlist". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  3. ^ "2017: 104th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.

External linksEdit