Sergei Ivanov (cyclist)
Champion of Russia 1998, 1999, 2000, 2005, 2008, 2009 Stage win Tour de France 2001, 2009 Winning the Amstel Gold Race 2009
Sergei Ivanov Valeryevich (Russian: Сергей Валерьевич Иванов; born March 5, 1975 in Cheboksary ) is a former Russian cyclist.
Sergei Ivanov began his professional career in 1996 with the Russian team Lada - CSKA - Samara. A year later, he joined the Dutch team TVM - Farm Frites. In 1998, he was able to record his first major success in the professional field by winning the Russian championship road and the overall victory of the Tour of Poland. In 1999 and 2000 he successfully defended the title of national champion each. In 2001 he celebrated his biggest success of his career when he won the ninth stage of the Tour de France.
In 2002, Ivanov to the Italian team Fassa Bortolo. There he could not connect to the successful previous years, only a stage victory in the Tour de Luxembourg is worth mentioning. In 2004 he joined the German ProTour team Team Telekom, but again the results were mostly eliminated. 2007 Ivanov joined together with a group of riders to Andreas Klöden and Alexander Vinokourov to the newly established team Astana. There he could once again in 2008, the Russian Cup in the road race and the overall standings of the Tour de Wallonie decide for themselves. As of 2009, Sergei Ivanov goes for the Russian team Katusha. Here he was able to post its biggest success in his career, winning the Amstel Gold Race.
Twice - in 2000 and 2008 - started Ivanov at the Olympic Games. End of the 2011 season, he finished his career as a professional cyclist.
- A stage of the Tour de France
- Champion of Russia
- Winning Amstel Gold Race
- Stage victory in the Tour of Belgium
- Overall winner Tour de Wallonie
- Champion of Russia
- Champion of Russia 2005
- 8th place at the Amstel Gold Race 2004
- Trofeo Luis Puig Winner 2002
- Stage victory in the Tour of Holland 2002
- Stage victory in the Tour de Suisse 2001
- Winner of the ninth stage of the Tour de France 2001 ( Pontarlier - Aix -les- Bains )
- Champion of Russia 2000
- Winner Prijs Harelbeke 2000
- Champion of Russia 1999
- Champion of Russia 1998
- 2 stage wins Tour de l' Avenir 1996
- Overall winner Tour de Hongrie: 1995