Bepink (UCI team code: BPK) is a professional women's cycling team based in Italy, which competes in elite road bicycle racing events such as the UCI Women's World Tour.

Bepink
BePink-La Classica team logo.jpg
Team information
UCI codeBPK
RegisteredItaly
Founded2012 (2012)
Discipline(s)Road
Status
BicyclesKemo
WebsiteTeam home page
Key personnel
General managerWalter Zini
Team name history
2012–2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018–
BePink
Astana BePink Women Team
BePink–La Classica
Bepink
Bepink–Cogeas
Bepink

Team historyEdit

2014Edit

In November, it was announced that Astana would be moving sponsorship and resources away from the team, creating a new Kazakhstan based Women's team, Astana–Acca Due O.[1] As a result, BePink stated it would partner with Italian apparel brand, La Classica. For 2015 the team raced under the name BePink–La Classica.[2]

Riders inEdit

On June 1, Ksenyia Tuhai joined the team.[3] On August 1, 2014, Alison Tetrick joined the team[4] along with Aliya Kargaliyeva as a stagiaire. On November 7, Ksenia Tuhai, Michela Maltese, Ana Covrig and Silvia Valsecchi. On November 8 the team signed Ilaria Sanguineti. On November 13 the team signed Ilaira Bonomi, Georgia Fraiegari, Tereza Medvedová, Jaime Nielsen, with Georgia Williams signing a contract extension. On November 14 the team signed Ruby Livingstone. On 18 November the team signed Simona Bortolotti and Anastasia Chulkova. On December 11, 2015 it was announced that Canadian cyclist Lex Albrecht signed with the team for the 2016 season.

Riders outEdit

On October 30, Alice Algisi, Simona Frapporti and Dalia Muccioli left the team to join Alé Cipollini for the 2015 season. On November 19 Barbara Guarischi and Alena Amialiusik left the team to join Velocio–SRAM. As a result of the creation of the new Kazakh-based team a number of Kazakh riders left the team. On November 28, Marzhan Baitlevova, Makhabbat Umutzhanova and Aliya Kargaliyeva left the team to join Astana-Acca Due O.

Team rosterEdit

 
The squad during the 2015 Le Samyn des Dames
As of 20 January 2021.[5]
Rider Date of birth
  Camilla Alessio (ITA) (2001-07-23) 23 July 2001 (age 19)
  Vania Canvelli (ITA) (1997-10-21) 21 October 1997 (age 23)
  Giorgia Catarzi (ITA) (2001-06-15) 15 June 2001 (age 19)
  Lara Crestanello (ITA) (2002-03-21) 21 March 2002 (age 18)
  Michaela Drummond (NZL) (1998-04-05) 5 April 1998 (age 22)
  Simona Frapporti (ITA) (1988-07-14) 14 July 1988 (age 32)
  Markéta Hájková (CZE) (2000-03-14) 14 March 2000 (age 20)
Rider Date of birth
  Nora Jenčušová (SVK) (2002-04-14) 14 April 2002 (age 18)
  Chiara Perini (ITA) (1997-12-09) 9 December 1997 (age 23)
  Nadia Quagliotto (ITA) (1997-03-22) 22 March 1997 (age 23)
  Prisca Savi (ITA) (2002-03-21) 21 March 2002 (age 18)
  Silvia Valsecchi (ITA) (1982-07-19) 19 July 1982 (age 38)
  Matilde Vitillo (ITA) (2001-03-08) 8 March 2001 (age 19)
  Silvia Zanardi (ITA) (2000-03-03) 3 March 2000 (age 20)

Major winsEdit

2012
Grand Prix El Salvador, Noemi Cantele
Stage 1 Vuelta Ciclista Femenina a el Salvador, Noemi Cantele
Stage 6 Vuelta Ciclista Femenina a el Salvador, Silvia Valsecchi
Grand Prix Grand Saint Bernard, Evelyn García
GP Liberazione — WE, Noemi Cantele
Stage 1 Tour of Adygeya WE, Yuliya Martisova
Stage 1 Giro del Trentino Alto Adige – Südtirol, Noemi Cantele
Prologue Route de France Féminine, Alena Amialiusik
Stage 3 Route de France Féminine, Simona Frapporti
2013
Grand Prix San Miguel, Noemi Cantele
Overall Vuelta a El Salvador, Noemi Cantele
Stages 1 & 4, Noemi Cantele
Grand Prix El Salvador, Silvia Valsecchi
Youth classification Festival Luxembourgeois du cyclisme féminin, Georgia Williams
Mountains classification Tour Languedoc Roussillon, Alena Amialiusik
Youth classification, Georgia Williams
Stage 1a (TTT) Giro del Trentino Alto Adige – Südtirol
Stage 2 (ITT) Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Alena Amialiusik
2014
  Mountains classification Vuelta Internacional Femenina a Costa Rica, Alena Amialiusik
  Youth classification, Susanna Zorzi
Stage 3, Alena Amialiusik
Grand Prix el Salvador, Alena Amialiusik
  Points classification Vuelta a El Salvador, Alena Amialiusik
  Sprints classification, Anna Stricker
  Youth classification Dalia Muccioli
Teams classification
Stages 1 & 2, Alena Amialiusik
Stage 1 Tour de Bretagne Féminin, Doris Schweizer
Teams classification Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche
Stage 5, Alena Amialiusik
  Combativity award Stage 4 Boels Rental Ladies Tour, Alison Tetrick
2015
Stage 3 Tour of Zhoushan Island, Anastasia Chulkova
  Overall Tour de Bretagne Féminin, Ilaria Sanguineti
  Youth classification, Ilaria Sanguineti
Team classification
Stage 1, Ilaria Sanguineti
2016
Chrono de Gatineau, Amber Neben
Stage 2 (ITT) Tour de Bretagne Feminin, Silvia Valsecchi
Stage 4 Tour de Bretagne Feminin, Ilaria Sanguineti
  Overall La Route de France, Amber Neben
Stages 4 (ITT) & 5, Amber Neben
2017
  Youth classification Emakumeen Bira, Nikola Nosková
Giro del Trentino Alto Adige-Sudtirol, Nikola Nosková
  Youth classification Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Nikola Nosková
Stage 4, Silvia Valsecchi
  Combativity award Stage 1, Silvia Valsecchi
2018
Stage 7 Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Erica Magnaldi
2019
  Mountains classification Vuelta a Burgos Feminas, Katia Ragusa
2020
Stage 4 Women's Tour Down Under, Simona Frapporti

National championsEdit

2012
  Belarus Time Trial, Alena Amialiusik
2013
  Belarus Road Race, Alena Amialiusik
  Switzerland Road Race, Doris Schweizer
  Italy Road Race, Dalia Muccioli
  Belarus Time Trial, Alena Amialiusik
2014
  Belarus Time Trial, Alena Amialiusik
  Belarus Road Race, Alena Amialiusik
  Italy Track (500m Time Trial), Simona Frapporti
  Italy Track (Omnium), Simona Frapporti
  Italy Track (Individual pursuit), Silvia Valsecchi
2015
  New Zealand Time Trial, Jaime Nielsen
  New Zealand Track (Individual pursuit), Jaime Nielsen
  Slovakia Time Trial, Tereza Medvedová
  Italy Time Trial, Silvia Valsecchi
  Romania Road Race, Ana Maria Covrig
  Romania Time Trial, Ana Maria Covrig
2016
  World Time Trial, Amber Neben
  European Track (Team pursuit), Silvia Valsecchi
  European Track (Team pursuit), Francesca Pattaro
2017
  Russian Track (Points race), Olga Zabelinskaya
  Czech Time Trial, Nikola Nosková
  Czech Road Race, Nikola Nosková
  European Track (Team Pursuit), Silvia Valsecchi
2018
  Slovakia Road Race, Tereza Medvedová
  Slovakia Track (500m Time Trial), Tereza Medvedová
  Slovakia Track (Individual Pursuit), Tereza Medvedová
  European Under-23 Road, Nikola Nosková
2019
  Slovakia Track (500m Time Trial), Tereza Medvedová
  Slovakia Track (Individual Pursuit), Tereza Medvedová

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Astana-Acca Due O women's team launched for 2015". Cyclingnews.com.
  2. ^ CyclingTips. "Rocacorba Daily". cyclingtips.com.au.
  3. ^ ProCyclingStats. "Astana BePink Womens Team 2014". procyclingstats.com.
  4. ^ ProCyclingStats. "Alison Tetrick". procyclingstats.com.
  5. ^ "Bepink". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 20 January 2021. Retrieved 20 January 2021.

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