Annual team presentation of Gazprom – RusVelo for 2018
On Saturday 27th of January the Russian cycling team Gazprom – RusVelo held an annual team presentation in Rezzato, Italy. New team roster, sports directors, technical partners and the unique documentary about team’s participation in the 100th edition of Giro d’Italia were presented during the event.
Among the special guests were Russian General Council in Milan Alexander Nurizade, Vice President of Russian Cycling Federation Yuriy Kucheryavyi, Ernesto Colnago, Head coach of the Italian national team Davide Cassani and representatives of Russian and Italian cycling federations.
General manager of Gazprom – RusVelo Renat Khamidulin told about team’s partners for 2018: “In cooperation with such reliable and important partners as Gazprom, Colnago and X-Bionic we can be confident in the future of our project.
This season we also started the cooperation with ALBA Optics and DMT. These are two fast-growing brands, both are rapidly gaining popularity in the world of cycling. In 2018, riders of the team will be proudly competing in ALBA Optics sunglasses and DMT cycling shoes.”
General manager also commented on changes in team’s roster: “During this off-season we conducted a significant rejuvenation of the team, the best Russian young riders were joined our squad. All of them can become leaders of Gazprom – RusVelo and Russian national team in the nearest future. The new generation of athletes has excelled during the pre-season trainings and is ready to start the professional career. Everyone is ready for the new challenges in 2018 and our racing calendar starts next week in Spain.”