Month: January 2014

Vinokourov Makes His Objectives Clear

The Astana Pro cycling team is ready for the season of 2014. They have officially presented their riders who will be representing them this season. There are two new faces for Astana Pro this season namely Michele Scarponi from Italy and the other one is Lieuwe Westra from Netherlands. Both of the news faces were present for the presentation which was done in Brescia, Italy.

With this addition to the team Astana Pro hopes that this season will be a successful one for them. Alexander Vnokourov, the general manager of the team has made his objectives very clear to all the team members. In the press conference that followed after the presentation he said that he was really happy with his team after the Giro d Italia victory in 2013 and was also pleased about the performances in Vuelta and the victories and good finishes by Vincenzo Nibali.