Gazprom – RusVelo riders reflect the upcoming season

25-03-2016 Settimana Internazionale Coppi E Bartali; Tappa 02 Riccione - Sogliano Al Rubicone; 2016, Gazprom - Rusvelo; Ershov, Artur; Monte Tiffi;

There are six riders who has a current valid contracts with the team until 2018: Sergey Firsanov, Artem Ovechkin, Alexei Rybalkin, Eugene Shalunov, Kirill Sveshnikov, Aydar Zakarin.

«It’s very important for me that I have this opportunity to ride for Gazprom-RusVelo of another season. This year I gained a lot of experience and competed on absolutely different level. Maybe I didn’t achieve everything that I wanted, but I am working on it. I am really happy to be a part of the team, I’ll try to improve my results and my dream is to compete on one of the grand tours» – Evgeny Shalunov said.

Sergey Firsanov: «Gazprom RusVelo has been my team for a long time, I am glad that will stay here for another season. We work as a unit and it’s very comfortable environment to develop yourself as a rider. This year was a successful for me, but we have new goals and objectives and will work hard to get there».