Sopela Women's Team

Sopela Women's Team (UCI team code: SWT) is a professional cycling team based in Spain, which competes in elite road bicycle racing and track cycling events such as the UCI Women's World Tour and elite women's races.[1]

Sopela Women's Team
Team information
UCI codeLTK (2009–2017)
SWT (2018–)
RegisteredSpain
Founded2009 (2009)
Discipline(s)Road and track
StatusUCI Women's Team (2009–2019)
UCI Women's Continental Team (2020–present)
BicyclesMMR
WebsiteTeam home page
Team name history
2009–2017
2018–
Lointek
Sopela Women's Team

Team historyEdit

On 7 October 2014, Fanny Riberot signed a contract extension. On 13 November, Evelyn García signed for the team. On 20 November the team signed a number of contract extensions with; Aurore Verhoeven, Mélodie Lesueur Sheyla Gutiérrez, Lucía González, Belen Lopez and Alicia González. On 24 November Soline Lamboley signed with the team. On 23 December Cristina Martínez signed for the team.[2]

Team rosterEdit

 
The team at the 2015 Le Samyn des Dames
As of 26 January 2021.[3][4][5]
Rider Date of birth
  Naia Amondarain (ESP) (2001-02-13) 13 February 2001 (age 21)
  Ainara Arroyo (ESP) (1981-01-15) 15 January 1981 (age 41)
  María Banlles (ESP) (2000-09-15) 15 September 2000 (age 21)
  Inés Cantera (ESP) (2002-07-30) 30 July 2002 (age 19)
  Anne de Pablo (ESP) (2002-08-30) 30 August 2002 (age 19)
  María Gómez (ESP) 1983 (age 38–39)
  Andrea Mediero (ESP) (1992-11-22) 22 November 1992 (age 29)
  Emma Ortíz (ESP) (1998-11-28) 28 November 1998 (age 23)
Rider Date of birth
  Molly Patch (GBR) (1995-07-12) 12 July 1995 (age 26)
  Carla Pruñonosa (ESP) (2002-09-14) 14 September 2002 (age 19)
  Sofia Rodríguez (ESP) (1999-10-21) 21 October 1999 (age 22)
  Natalia Saiz (ESP) (2002-06-06) 6 June 2002 (age 19)
  Adriana San Román (ESP) (2002-03-13) 13 March 2002 (age 20)
  Paula Soler (ESP) (2001-06-02) 2 June 2001 (age 20)
  Claire Steels (GBR) (1986-11-09) 9 November 1986 (age 35)

Major resultsEdit

2009
Overall Semaine Cantalienne, Fanny Riberot
Stage 2, Fanny Riberot
Trophée Fémina, Fanny Riberot
Ambierle, Fanny Riberot
Lyon Gerland, Fanny Riberot
Gruffy, Fanny Riberot
2010
Overall Semaine Cantalienne, Fanny Riberot
Stages 1 & 5, Fanny Riberot
Gran Premio San Isidro, Fanny Riberot
Prix des Fondateurs, Fanny Riberot
2011
  Road Race Championship of the Basque Country, Eneritz Iturriaga
Grenoble Technisud, Fanny Riberot
Overall Semaine Cantalienne, Fanny Riberot
2012
  Road Race Championship of Andalusia, Belén López
Zalla Road Race, Fanny Riberot
  Road Race Championship of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Fanny Riberot
Charentonnay, Fanny Riberot
Trofeo Gobierno de La Rioja, Yulia Ilinykh
Campeonato de Euskadi, Yulia Ilinykh
Iurreta Road Race, Yulia Ilinykh
2013
Balmaseda Road Race, Eider Merino Cortazar
Campeonato de Navarra, Fanny Riberot
2014
  Youth classification Emakumeen Euskal Bira, Eider Merino Cortazar
Bembibre Copa de España, Eider Merino Cortazar
Urnieta (Campeonato de Euskadi), Alicia González Blanco
2015
  Overall Vuelta a Burgos Feminas, Belén López
Stage 1 (ITT), Belén López
Grand Prix de Plumelec-Morbihan Dames, Sheyla Gutiérrez
Cyclo-cross de Karrantza, Lucía González Blanco
Trofeo Ria de Marin, Eider Merino Cortazar
Balmaseda, Eider Merino Cortazar
2016
Trofeo Roldan (Copa de España), Gloria Rodríguez
2017
Busturia (Torneo Euskaldun), Alicia González Blanco
  Valencian rider classification Setmana Ciclista Valenciana, Cristina Martínez
  Overall Vuelta a Burgos, Eider Merino Cortazar
Stage 1, Eider Merino Cortazar
Bergara (Torneo Euskaldun), Eider Merino Cortazar
Berriatua (Torneo Euskaldun), Eider Merino Cortazar
Sarriguren (Torneo Euskaldun), Alicia González Blanco
Larrabasterra (Torneo Euskaldun), Gloria Rodríguez
  Overall Volta Ciclista Valencia Feminas, Alba Teruel Ribes
  Points classification, Alba Teruel Ribes
  Mountains classification, Gloria Rodríguez
  Sprints classification, Alicia González Blanco
  Youth classification, Alba Teruel Ribes
Team classification
Stage 1, Alba Teruel Ribes
Stage 2, Eider Merino
Stage 3, Cristina Martínez
Trofeo Roldan (Copa de España), Alicia González Blanco
  Time Trial Championship of Murcia, Gloria Rodríguez
2018
  Overall Vuelta a Burgos Feminas, Beatriu Gómez
Stage 1, Ziortza Isasi
Stage 3, Ariadna Trias
Circuito Jose Marquez, Soraia Silva
Palmela, Maria Martins
Vila Nova de Tazem Time Trial, Maria Martins

National championsEdit

2009
  Spain Time Trial, Débora Gálvez Lopez
2010
  Spain U23 Cyclo-cross, Lucia González Blanco
2011
  Spain Time Trial, Eneritz Iturriaga Etxebarria
2012
  Spain Junior Mountainbike (XC), Lucia González
  Spain Track, (Team Pursuit), Irene Usabiaga
  Spain Track, (Points race), Irene Usabiaga
  Spain Track, (Scratch race), María del Mar Bonnin
2013
  Spain Cyclo-cross, Lucia González
2015
  El Salvador Time Trial, Evelyn García
  El Salvador Road Race, Evelyn García
  European U23 Track (Scratch race), Lucia González
2017
  Spain U23 Cyclo-cross, Alicia González
  Spain Track, (Points race), Cristina Martinez
  Spain Track, (Team Pursuit), Ziortza Isasi Cristobal
2018
  Portugal Track, (Points race), Maria Martins
  Portugal Track, (Scratch race), Maria Martins
  Portugal Track, (Omnium), Maria Martins
2019
  Portugal Track, (Omnium), Maria Martins
  Portugal Track, (Points race), Maria Martins
  Portugal Track, (Scratch race), Maria Martins
  Spain U23 Time Trial, Iurani Blanco

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lointek 2014".
  2. ^ http://women.cyclingfever.com/transfers.html?xs=3
  3. ^ "Sopela Women's Team". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 26 January 2021. Retrieved 26 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Sopela Women's Team". Directvelo (in French). Association Le Peloton. Archived from the original on 26 January 2021. Retrieved 26 January 2021.
  5. ^ Marín, Diego (23 December 2020). "La fuenmayorense María Gómez Ijalba ficha por el Sopela Women's Team" [Fuenmayorense María Gómez Ijalba signs for Sopela Women's Team]. LaRioja.com (in Spanish). Nueva Rioja, S.A. Retrieved 26 January 2021.

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