Astana Cycling Team – Position and Perspectives

    • Filled in News in English 4 Август 2010 в 5:34, author: KazakhNeRider
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    After the completion of San Sebastian Classic cycling race on Saturday, on July 30, The Union Cycliste International (UCI) announced regular rating of top division of Pro Tour. Kazakh Cycling Team “Astana” that has risen on the first place after Tour de France is confidently leading in rating outscoring the Danish Team Saxobank and Russian Team Katyusha. In the International Individual rating Kazakhstan bicycle racer Alexander Vinokurov has risen from 10th to 6th places, and Kazakhstan in UCI Nations rating took the 7th position appearing among leading world bicycle nations.

    The season of transfers began in world bicycle sport on August 1. Alberto Contador, who won four grand-tours in colors of « Astana » team, announced the decision to change the team. Management team of « Astana », Bicycle Sport Federation of Republic of Kazakhstan and General sponsor of the project SWF « Samruk-Kazyna » regret about the decision of the great bicycle racer to leave « Astana », they thank and appreciate Alberto Contador – the great bicycle racer - for his contribution in development of the team. With Contador our team took the leading positions in world ratings and received the unique experience of leadership in International Bicycle Sport. The current agreement with Alberto Contador will be terminated in December, 2010, and he is free to make any decision regarding his future. We are very glad for Alberto Contador and wish him success and new victories.

    “Astana” Cycling Team has great ongoing plans to remain part of the season 2010 and on the next season. Races of the team are in the excellent form and show unique team cooperation, which was worked out in smallest details during the last Tour de France.
    Management of the team now finishes the negotiations with a number of perspective bicycle racers and, in accordance with best traditions of “Astana” team, plans to continue winning the great bicycle races, including Tour de France.

    Astana Cycling Team
    Communication Department

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    Dieuwke Pama Netherlands on 4 Август 2010, 21:42:

    Congretulation!!!хорошо Вино!!хорошо Actaнa.
    I am from the Netherlands..I try to learn Russian!:D Bcero хорошero!!

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