Estado de México–Faren Kuota

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Estado de México-Faren Kuota
Team information
UCI code FHF (2012)
FLF (2013)
EMF (2014)
Registered Italy (2012–2014)
Mexico (2014)
Founded 2012 (2012)
Disbanded 2014
Discipline Road
Status UCI Women's Team
Team name history
2012
2013
2013
2014
Faren-Honda Team
Faren-Let's Go Finland
Faren-Kuota
Estado de México-Faren Kuota

Estado de México–Faren Kuota ( UCI team code:EMF) was a professional women's cycling team based in the Mexico, [1] which competed in elite road bicycle racing events such as the UCI Women's Road World Cup.

The Union Cycliste Internationale is the world governing body for sports cycling and oversees international competitive cycling events. The UCI is based in Aigle, Switzerland.

Cycling team organizational unit consisting of cyclists and carers

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Mexico country in the southern portion of North America

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Team history

2014

Riders out

On September 18 Lucy Martin left the team, joining Matrix Fitness-Vulpine for the 2015 season. On October 11, Fabiana Luperini announced her retirement from the sport. On October 17 Rossella Ratto and Anna Trevisi left the team to join ASD Giusfredi Ciclismo for the 2015 season. On October 30, Maria Giuli Confalonieri and Arianna Fidanza left the team, joining Alé Cipollini, along with Uenia Fernandes on November 5, for the 2015 season. On 12 November Borgato Giada retired from professional cycling.

Lucy Martin cyclist

Lucy Martin is a British retired professional road and track cyclist.

Matrix Fitness is a British professional cycling team, which competes in road bicycle racing and track cycling events. For the 2015 season the team registered as a UCI Women's Team, the top level of professional women's cycling, so can compete in elite international events including the UCI Women's Road World Cup. The team is sponsored by Matrix Fitness, Milltag, and Vulpine.

Fabiana Luperini Italian racing cyclist

Fabiana Luperini is an Italian professional cyclist. Luperini has won the Giro d'Italia Femminile a record five times, with four consecutive victories in 1995–1998 and a fifth ten years later, in 2008. She has won the Grande Boucle Féminine three times consecutively, from 1995 to 1997. In 1998 she won the Tour de l'Aude, and in 2006 she won the Iurreta-Emakumeen Bira.

Major wins

2012
Oceania Cycling Championships — Road Race, Gracie Elvin
Stage 5 Energiewacht Tour, Nicole Cooke
Stage 2a Giro del Trentino Alto Adige, Fabiana Luperini
2013
Teams Classification Tour of Chongming Island
Points classification Tour Languedoc Roussillon, Marta Bastienelli
Stage 2, Marta Bastienelli
2014
Jersey white.svg Young rider classification The Women's Tour, Rossella Ratto
Stage 2, Rossella Ratto
Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains classification Auensteiner-Radsporttage, Rossella Ratto
Jersey white.svg Young rider classification, Rossella Ratto
Jersey white.svg Young rider classification Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Rossella Ratto
Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains classification, Rossella Ratto
Jersey violet.svg Sprints classification, Elena Cecchini
Jersey blue.svg Combination classification, Rossella Ratto
Youth classification UCI Women's Road World Cup, Elena Cecchini
Giro dell'Emilia Internazionale Donne Elite, Rossella Ratto

National & European Champions

2012
MaillotSuiza.PNG Switzerland Road Race, Jennifer Hohl
MaillotRusia.PNG Russia Road Race, Yulia Blindyuk
2013
MaillotSuiza.PNG Switzerland Time Trial, Patricia Schwager
MaillotFin.PNG Finland Time Trial, Sari Saarelainen
UEC Champion Jersey.svg U23 European Road Race, Susanna Zorzi
UEC Champion Jersey.svg U23 European Track, Maria Giulia Confalonieri
MaillotItalia.svg Italian Track (Points race), Elena Cecchini
MaillotItalia.svg Italian Track (Team Pursuit), Elena Cecchini
2014
MaillotItalia.svg Italian Road Race, Elena Cecchini
MaillotItalia.svg Italian Track (Team Pursuit), Elena Cecchini

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