Kazakhstan bicycle team Apple received status of continental team
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Kazakhstan professional cycling team from Almaty Apple Team has received the status of continental, Kazpravda.kz reports.
"The new Kazakhstani professional cycling team from Almaty Apple Team received the continental license of the International Cycling Union (UCI). The team consists of 15 riders: Ilya Davidenok, Artur Fedoseev, Dmitry Rive, Islam Usmanov, Shakir Adilov, Nikolai Zaitsev, Anton Lavrentiev, Vadim Galeev, Oleg Zemlyakov, Ilya Gorbushin, Pavel Gatsky, Dmitry Lukyanov, Maksat Ayazbaev, Alexander Gladilin, Yuri Shcherbinin, sports director - Yevgeny Yakovlev," the press service of the Kazakhstan Cycling Federation informed.
It was noted that the majority of riders are Almaty athletes.
The sports director of Apple Team Yevgeny Yakovlev says the first season will be quite difficult for the team.