Team Qhubeka

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Team Qhubeka
Team information
UCI code
  • DDC (2016–2019)
  • NPC (2020)
  • T4Q (2021–)
Registered
  • South Africa (2016–2017)
  • Italy (2018–)
Founded2016 (2016)
Discipline(s) Road
Status UCI Continental (2016–)
Website Team home page
Key personnel
General managerKevin Campbell
Team manager(s)Daniele Nieri
Team name history
2016–2019
2020
2021–
Dimension Data for Qhubeka
NTT Continental Cycling Team
Team Qhubeka

Team Qhubeka is a UCI Continental cycling team, initially registered in South Africa but now registered in Italy. The team acts as a feeder team to the UCI WorldTeam, Team Qhubeka NextHash. [1]

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Team roster

As of 27 February 2021. [2]
RiderDate of birth
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Negasi Abreha  (ETH) (2000-05-09) 9 May 2000 (age 21)
Flag of Italy.svg  Kevin Bonaldo  (ITA) (2000-08-09) 9 August 2000 (age 21)
Flag of New Zealand.svg  Drew Christensen  (NZL) (2001-08-21) 21 August 2001 (age 20)
Flag of Italy.svg  Luca Coati  (ITA) (1999-11-30) 30 November 1999 (age 22)
Flag of Italy.svg  Mattia Guasco  (ITA) (2000-06-30) 30 June 2000 (age 21)
RiderDate of birth
Flag of Eritrea.svg  Henok Mulubrhan  (ERI) (1999-11-11) 11 November 1999 (age 22)
Flag of South Africa.svg  Marc Pritzen  (RSA) (1999-08-11) 11 August 1999 (age 22)
Flag of Italy.svg  Antonio Puppio  (ITA) (1999-04-28) 28 April 1999 (age 22)
Flag of Rwanda.svg  Renus Uhiriwe  (RWA) (2001-04-01) 1 April 2001 (age 20)
Flag of Eritrea.svg  Ghebrehiwet Yohannes  (ERI) (2001-01-06) 6 January 2001 (age 21)

Major wins

2016
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa U23 National Road Race Championship, Stefan de Bod
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa U23 National Time Trial Championship, Stefan de Bod
Flag of Rwanda.svg  Rwanda National Road Race Championship, Bonaventure Uwizeyimana
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Rwanda, Valens Ndayisenga
Stages 2 & 6, Valens Ndayisenga
Stage 5, Metkel Eyob
2017
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa U23 National Road Race Championship, Stefan de Bod
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa U23 National Time Trial Championship, Stefan de Bod
Stage 5a Girobio, Joseph Areruya
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Rwanda, Joseph Areruya
Stages 1 & 3, Joseph Areruya
Stages 4 & 6, Metkel Eyob
2018
Overall Coupe des Nations de l'Espoir Blue Line, Joseph Areruya
Stage 3, Samuel Mugisha
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa U23 National Road Race Championship, Stefan de Bod
Gran Premio Palio del Recioto, Stefan de Bod
Coppa della Pace, Matteo Sobrero
Stage 2 Tour of Rwanda, Samuel Mugisha
2019
Giro del Belvedere, Samuele Battistella
G.P. Palio del Recioto - Trofeo C&F Resinatura Blocchi, Matteo Sobrero
Circuito del Porto - Trofeo Arvedi, Luca Mozzato
Overall Tour de Limpopo, Samuele Battistella
Stage 2, Connor Brown
Stage 3, Samuele Battistella
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy U23 National Time Trial Championship, Matteo Sobrero
2021
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa U23 National Time Trial Championship, Marc Pritzen
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa National Road Race Championship, Marc Pritzen

National champions

2016
MaillotSudafrica.PNG South African U23 Road Race, Stefan de Bod
MaillotSudafrica.PNG South African U23 Time Trial, Stefan de Bod
Rwandan National Champion Cycling jersey.jpg Rwanda Road Race, Bonaventure Uwizeyimana
2017
MaillotSudafrica.PNG South African U23 Road Race, Stefan de Bod
MaillotSudafrica.PNG South African U23 Time Trial, Stefan de Bod
2018
MaillotSudafrica.PNG South African U23 Road Race, Stefan de Bod
2019
MaillotItalia.svg Italy U23 Time Trial, Matteo Sobrero
2021
MaillotSudafrica.PNG South African U23 Time Trial, Marc Pritzen
MaillotSudafrica.PNG South African Road Race, Marc Pritzen

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References

  1. "Dimension Data Continental Team". Archived from the original on 2016-02-16.
  2. "Team Qhubeka". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 27 February 2021. Retrieved 27 February 2021.