BTC City Ljubljana

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BTC City Ljubljana
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Team information
UCI codeBTC
Registered Slovenia
Founded2010 (2010)
Discipline(s) Road
StatusNational (2010–2013)
UCI Women's Team (2014–2019)
Bicycles Scott
Key personnel
General managerGorazd Penko
Team name history
2010–2012
2013
2014–2019
Klub Polet Garmin
E. Leclerc Klub Polet
BTC City Ljubljana

BTC City Ljubljana ( UCI team code:BTC) is a professional cycling team based in Slovenia, which competes in elite road bicycle racing events such as the UCI Women's World Tour. [1]

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Team history

At the end of the team's first season in 2014 the Slovenian Cycling Federation awarded the team a prize for their role in the development of cycling in Slovenia, as well as, for the team's achievements in its first year - culminating in qualifying for the 2014 World Team Time Trial championships. [2] [3]

For 2020 season team merged with Alé–Cipollini to become new UCI Women's World Tour club Alé BTC Ljubljana.

Team roster

As of 7 July 2019. [4]
RiderDate of birth
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Maaike Boogaard  (NED) (1998-08-24)24 August 1998 (aged 20)
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Urška Bravec  (SLO) (1996-12-14)14 December 1996 (aged 22)
Flag of Poland.svg  Eugenia Bujak  (POL) (1989-06-25)25 June 1989 (aged 30)
Flag of Russia.svg  Anastasiia Chursina  (RUS) (1995-04-07)7 April 1995 (aged 24)
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Špela Kern  (SLO) (1990-02-24)24 February 1990 (aged 29)
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Anja Longyka  (SLO) (1993-06-21)21 June 1993 (aged 26)
Flag of Sweden.svg  Hanna Nilsson  (SWE) (1992-02-16)16 February 1992 (aged 27)
RiderDate of birth
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Urša Pintar  (SLO) (1985-10-03)3 October 1985 (aged 33)
Flag of Croatia.svg  Mia Radotić  (CRO) (1984-12-02)2 December 1984 (aged 34)
Flag of Italy.svg  Rossella Ratto  (ITA) (1993-10-20)20 October 1993 (aged 25)
Flag of Serbia.svg  Maja Savić  (SRB) (1994-07-27)27 July 1994 (aged 24)
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Hayley Simmonds  (GBR) (1988-07-22)22 July 1988 (aged 30)
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Monique van de Ree  (NED) (1988-03-02)2 March 1988 (aged 31)
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Urška Žigart  (SLO) (1996-12-04)4 December 1996 (aged 22)

Major wins

2014
Nagrada Ljubljane TT, Martina Ritter
2015
Stage 2 Internationale Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Eugenia Bujak
2016
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Gracia Orlova, Olena Pavlukhina
Stage 2, Olena Pavlukhina
Stages 1 & 6 Route de France, Eugenia Bujak
GP Plouay, Eugenia Bujak
2017
Jersey blue.svg Sprints classification Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen, Eugenia Bujak
Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains classification Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Hanna Nilsson
2018
Jersey white.svg Youth classification Tour of Chongming Island, Anastasiia Iakovenko
Leo Wirth Gedächtnissrennen, Corinna Lechner
Radfestival Kladow 1, Corinna Lechner
Radfestival Kladow 2, Corinna Lechner
2019
Team classification Vuelta a Burgos Feminas
Erondegemse Pijl (Erpe-Mere), Monique van de Ree

National and Continental Champions

2010
MaillotEslovenia.PNG Slovenia Time Trial, Tjasa Rutar
2011
MaillotEslovenia.PNG Slovenia Time Trial, Tjasa Rutar
2012
MaillotEslovenia.PNG Slovenia Time Trial, Tjasa Rutar
2013
MaillotEslovenia.PNG Slovenia Time Trial, Sara Frece
2014
UEC Champion Jersey.svg European Track (Points race), Eugenia Bujak
MaillotAustria.PNG Austrian Time Trial, Martina Ritter
MaillotCroacia.PNG Croatian Cyclo-cross, Mia Radotic
MaillotPolonia.PNG Poland Time Trial, Eugenia Bujak
MaillotEslovenia.PNG Slovenian Road Race, Polona Batagelj
MaillotEslovenia.PNG Slovenian Time Trial, Polona Batagelj
2015
MaillotAustria.PNG Austrian Time Trial, Martina Ritter
MaillotAustria.PNG Austrian Road Race, Martina Ritter
MaillotAzerbaijan.png Azerbaijan Road Race, Olena Pavlukhina
MaillotAzerbaijan.png Azerbaijan Time Trial, Olena Pavlukhina
MaillotCroacia.PNG Croatia Road Race, Mia Radotić
MaillotCroacia.PNG Croatia Time Trial, Mia Radotić
MaillotPolonia.PNG Poland Time Trial, Eugenia Bujak
MaillotEslovenia.PNG Slovenia Time Trila, Polona Batagelj
MaillotEslovenia.PNG Slovenia Road Race, Polona Batagelj
2016
MaillotAzerbaijan.png Azerbaijan Road Race, Olena Pavlukhina
MaillotAzerbaijan.png Azerbaijan Time Trial, Olena Pavlukhina
MaillotEslovenia.PNG Slovenia Time Trial, Urša Pintar
MaillotCroacia.PNG Croatia Road Race, Mia Radotić
MaillotCroacia.PNG Croatia Time Trial, Mia Radotić
MaillotAustria.PNG Austrian Time Trial, Martina Ritter
Serbia NC.png Serbia Time Trial, Jelena Erić
Serbia NC.png Serbia Road Race, Jelena Erić
MaillotEslovenia.PNG Slovenia Road Race, Polona Batagelj
2017
MaillotEslovenia.PNG Slovenia Time Trial, Urša Pintar
MaillotCroacia.PNG Croatian Time Trial, Mia Radotic
Serbia NC.png Serbia Time Trial, Jelena Erić
MaillotCroacia.PNG Croatian Road Race, Mia Radotic
MaillotEslovenia.PNG Slovenia Road Race, Polona Batagelj
2018
MaillotEslovenia.PNG Slovenia Time Trial, Eugenia Bujak
MaillotCroacia.PNG Croatian Time Trial, Mia Radotic
MaillotEslovenia.PNG Slovenia Road Race, Polona Batagelj
MaillotCroacia.PNG Croatian Road Race, Mia Radotic
MaillotAzerbaijan.png Azerbaijan Road Race, Olena Pavlukhina
MaillotAzerbaijan.png Azerbaijan Time Trial, Olena Pavlukhina
MaillotRusia.PNG Russia Track (Team pursuit), Anastasiia Iakovenko
2019
MaillotEslovenia.PNG Slovenia Time Trial, Eugenia Bujak
MaillotCroacia.PNG Croatian Time Trial, Mia Radotic
MaillotEslovenia.PNG Slovenia Road Race, Eugenia Bujak

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