Alexey Tsatevich signed a one-year deal with Gazprom – RusVelo

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Russian rider Alexey Tsatevich will join Gazprom – RusVelo next year. Agreement was signed for season 2017 with an option of prolongation for 2018.

«Alexey is 27 and he is a very experienced rider. Last five seasons he spent in the world tour. We know him and his strengths well, so Gazprom – RusVelo will give him a chance to make a big move on hilly races. Alexey has a great potential, we will do everything to develop him as a rider», – Gazprom – RusVelo’s GM commented the deal.

Tsatevich said that he is very happy to become a part of Gazprom – RusVelo’s roster: «It was a great season for Gazprom – RusVelo and it’s obvious that they made a huge step up. I want to be a part of this improvements and do everything that I can to help the team reach it’s goals. I am eager to show solid results on one-day races and be a part of the team’s success».

Alexey started his cycling career in the Olympic sports centre in Ufa, Russia. He turned professional when he was invited to Continental team Itera – Katusha in 2011 and next year he joined world tour Team Katusha where he spent last five seasons. Alexey won one-day Belgium race Le Samyn in 2013 and this year he won a hilly stage at Volta Ciclista a Catalunya.