Gazprom and Gazprom-RusVelo professional cycling team signed a long-term cooperation agreement

Photo: Jan Brychta
Photo: Jan Brychta

Gazprom and Gazprom – RusVelo cycling team have renewed the current sponsorship contract for 4 years onwards till 2020 inclusive.

Sergei Kupriyanov, Press Secretary of Gazprom’s Management Committee Chairman, underlined: «Support and development of Russian sports is one of the most important social tasks of Gazprom. This agreement provides an impetus to further professional progress of young and talented Russian cyclists. I am confident that they will represent our country on the international sports arena with due dignity». 

«We value our cooperation with Gazprom and are pleased that it will continue», said Gazprom – RusVelo’s general manager Renat Khamidulin, – «The new sponsorship contract extends for 4 years, and this means that our team enjoys the opportunity to train for the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 in the systematic and efficient way. With the support of Gazprom we could strengthen our team with the leading Russian riders. This allows us to target the most ambitious goals». 

Gazprom – RusVelo is the only cycling team to represent Russia on the top-level international contests in 2017, as well as the only team in professional cycling that is composed entirely of Russian riders.