Evgeny Vladimirovich Shalunov (Russian: Евгений Владимирович Шалунов; born 8 January 1992) is a Russian professional road and track bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI ProTeam Gazprom–RusVelo.[4]

Evgeny Shalunov
Bredene - Handzame Classic, 18 maart 2016, vertrek (B33).JPG
Shalunov in 2016
Personal information
Full name
  • Evgeny Vladimirovich Shalunov
  • Евгений Владимирович Шалунов
Born (1992-01-08) 8 January 1992 (age 28)
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
Team information
Current teamGazprom–RusVelo
Discipline
  • Road
  • Track
RoleRider
Amateur team(s)
2011Lokomotiv–Urbycolan
2011Team RadioShack (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2012–2015Lokosphinx[1]
2016–Gazprom–RusVelo[2][3]

CareerEdit

Shalunov has competed as a professional since the middle of the 2011 season, having signed a stagiaire deal with Team RadioShack in July 2011.[5]

A winner of eight national events in 2011 with Lokomotiv–Urbycolan, Shalunov signed with the Lokosphinx team for the 2012 season. After finishing fourth in the La Roue Tourangelle held in France in March,[6] Shalunov won his first UCI Europe Tour race in April 2012, by winning the Vuelta a La Rioja in Spain.[7] Attacking around 30 km (18.6 mi) from the finish in La Rioja, Shalunov soloed to the finish line to win by 28 seconds ahead of Euskaltel–Euskadi's Pablo Urtasun and teammate Mikhail Antonov.[8]

He was named in the start list for the 2017 Giro d'Italia.[9]

Major resultsEdit

2010
1st Overall Závod Míru
1st Stages 2 & 4
2nd Overall Vuelta al Besaya
1st Stage 4
2nd European Junior Track Championships – Individual pursuit
2011
1st Overall Bidasoa Itzulia
1st Stages 1 & 3
1st GP Macario
1st Memorial Valenciaga
Volta a Coruña
1st Stages 1 & 3
1st Stage 3 Ronde de l'Isard
2012
1st Vuelta a La Rioja
4th La Roue Tourangelle
2013
7th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
7th GP San Giuseppe
10th Klasika Primavera
2014
1st Gran Premio della Liberazione
4th Ster ZLM Toer
6th Overall Vuelta a Asturias
7th Vuelta a La Rioja
2015
1st   Overall Vuelta Ciclista Comunidad de Madrid
1st Stage 1
1st Trofeo Matteotti
2016
5th Overall Tour de Wallonie
2017
5th Rund um Köln
2019
2nd Overall Vuelta a Aragón
7th GP Industria & Artigianato di Larciano
7th Overall Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2017
  Giro d'Italia 123
  Tour de France
  Vuelta a España
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lokosphinx (LOK) - RUS". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 1 July 2012. Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Gazprom-RusVelo invests in youth with reduced 2018 roster". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 2 December 2017. Retrieved 23 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Menchov returns as directeur sportif with Gazprom-RusVelo". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 26 December 2018. Retrieved 17 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Gazprom - RusVelo". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 7 January 2020. Retrieved 7 January 2020.
  5. ^ Philippon, Alexandre (30 July 2011). "Shalunov sera stagiaire chez Radio Shack" [Shalunov will intern at Radio Shack]. Velochrono.fr (in French). Velochrono. Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  6. ^ "Kuznetsov triumphs at La Roue Tourangelle". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 19 March 2012. Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  7. ^ "Shalunov wins Vuelta a la Rioja". Yahoo! Eurosport. TF1 Group. 22 April 2012. Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  8. ^ "Shalunov wins Vuelta Ciclista a La Rioja". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 22 April 2012. Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  9. ^ "2017: 100th Giro d'Italia: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 2 May 2017.

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