Azerbaijan's woman road rider and the member of BTC Ljubljana team of Slovenia Elena Povlukhina recorded consecutive points for Rio-2016 Summer Olympic Games. The 12 points from the Tour of Zhoushan Island held in the Republic of China firmed her long-awaited biggest challenge in Brazil this summer.
Markus Eibegger (Team Felbermayr Simplon Wels) has won the overall title at the Tour d'Azerbaidjan after a strong display on the final day of racing. His closest challengers for the top spot overall, Rinaldo Nocentini (Sporting Tavira) and Nikita Stalnov (Astana City), were not able to make any significant moves for the classification in today's final stage, and after a spectacular bunch sprint it was Michael Schwarzmann who came through fastest, giving Bora - Argon 18 their second victory of th
Pirgulu, 7 May 2016 - After a hard uphill finish, just a few kilometres after an HC climb, Luca Wackermann (NASR-Dubai) won today's sprint for the victory. He left two other riders behind him, Nikita Stalnov (Astana City) and Rinaldo Nocentini (Sporting Tavira), who were not able to follow Wackermann as he pulled away 100 metres before the finish.
Matej Mugerli made it back-to-back wins for Synergy Baku Cycling Project, sprinting to victory on the third stage of the Tour d’Azerbaidjan. Second place again went to Markus Eibegger (Team Felbermayr Simplon Wels) ahead of Luca Wackermann (NASR-Dubai), one second back.