Today, 27th October Katusha's rider Aliaksandr Kuchynski celebrates his 33rd birthday.
In this day, the whole Katusha Team, all riders and staff congratulate Aliaksandr and wish him a lot of beautiful and happy moments in his life, a good continuation of his professional career, strong health joy, happiness and many victories in next season.
Happy birthday, Aliaksandr!
UCI has published its final Europe Tour ranking of 2012.
Russian continental team Itera-Katusha for the first time in its history took 5th place in the final UCI Europe Tour team’s ranking, scoring 1254 points. TheEurope ranking winner became French Saur Sojasun with 1667 points.
Besides, Itera-Katusha became the best continental team ofEuropein the 2012.
During the season of 2012 Itera-Katusha scored 29 victories, 28 second and 26 third podium places (81 podiums totally).
Among the best team’s results are: gold medal of Anton Vorobyev at U23 UCI World Road Championships, stage victory of Sergey Pomoshnikov at Tour de l’Avenir, stage victory of Sergei Chernetckii at Giro Valle d’Aosta, triumph of Viacheslav Kuznetsov at La Roue Tourangelle, the pink jersey for 3 days and a stage at Giro Ciclistica d’Italia for Ilnur Zakarin.
After such a wonderful season 3 riders of Itera-Katusha (Anton Vorobyev, Viacheslav Kuznetsov and Sergei Chernetckii) received a contract proposal from the part of World Tour Katusha Team.