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Bjarne Lykkegård Riis, nicknamed The Eagle from Herning and MR. 60, is a Danish former professional road bicycle racer who placed first in the 1996 Tour de France. For many years he was the owner and later manager of Russian UCI WorldTeam Tinkoff–Saxo. Other career highlights include placing first in the Amstel Gold Race in 1997, multiple Danish National Championships, and stage wins in the Giro d'Italia. On 25 May 2007, he admitted that he placed first in the Tour de France using banned substances, and he was no longer considered the winner by the Tour's organizers. In July 2008, the Tour reconfirmed his victory but with an asterisk label to indicate his doping offences.
Tinkoff was a Russian-registered professional cycling team from Russia. It competed in the UCI World Tour. The team was owned by Russian Oleg Tinkov and, from 1999 until March 2015, was managed by former Tour de France winner Bjarne Riis. The team was sponsored by the Russian Tinkoff Bank, a credit systems company.
Nicki Sørensen is a Danish former professional road bicycle racer, and was directeur sportif of UCI Professional Continental team Aqua Blue Sport. He competed in five consecutive editions of the Tour de France from 2001 to 2005. Riding as an all-round rider who rode well in hilly terrain, Sørensen was a valued support for the team leader without many wins of his own.
Tinkoff Brewery is a Russian brewery founded in St. Petersburg by local businessman Oleg Tinkov in 1998 as a brewpub. Within a few years, it became one of Russia's largest brewery companies. In 2005 it was sold to InBev.
Oliver Zaugg is a Swiss former professional road bicycle racer, who competed professionally between 2004 and 2016 for Saunier Duval–Prodir, Gerolsteiner, Liquigas–Doimo, RadioShack–Nissan, Tinkoff–Saxo and IAM Cycling.
Tinkoff Credit Systems was a professional continental cycling team based in Italy that had UCI Professional Continental status, raced in UCI Continental Circuits races and when selected as a wildcard to UCI ProTour events. The team was financed by Russian businessman Oleg Tinkov.
Mikhail Borisovich Ignatiev is a former Russian professional track and road bicycle racer. He recently rode for UCI ProTour team Team Katusha, as well as participating in various track events. He is known as a time trial specialist, and also has a reputation for making the breakaway in road races and trying, often with success, to solo to victory.
Pavel Aleksandrovich Brutt is a Russian professional track and road bicycle racer, who last rode for UCI Professional Continental team Gazprom–RusVelo.
Evgeni Petrov is a Russian former professional road bicycle racer, who rode professionally between 2001 and 2016 for the Mapei–Quick-Step, iBanesto.com, Saeco Macchine per Caffè, Lampre–Fondital, Tinkoff Credit Systems, Team Katusha, Astana and Tinkoff teams. He won the 11th stage of the 2010 Giro d'Italia from Lucera to L'Aquila. He was ejected from the 2005 Tour de France and suspended from cycling for two weeks after his haemetocrit was deemed over the limit by morning controls on the tenth stage.
Nikolay Vasilievich Trusov is a Russian professional racing cyclist, who last rode for UCI Continental team China Continental Team of Gansu Bank. Trusov has been a professional since 2004.
Alexander Sergeyevich Serov is a Russian former road and track racing cyclist, who rode professionally between 2001 and 2017 for the Itera, Lokomotiv, Tinkoff Credit Systems, Team Katusha and Gazprom–RusVelo teams.
Rafał Majka is a Polish professional road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Bora–Hansgrohe. He is known as a strong climber, and rose to prominence at the 2013 Giro d'Italia, where he finished 7th overall, and 6th one year later. Other major achievements are three mountainous stage wins in the Tour de France as well as the Mountains classification in the 2014 and 2016 edition, two stages and the overall victory at the 2014 Tour de Pologne. He achieved his first Grand Tour podium finish at the 2015 Vuelta a España, where he finished third. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, he won a bronze medal for Poland in the road race.
Jonathan Cantwell was an Australian professional road bicycle racer who rode for UCI Professional Continental Team Drapac Cannondale Holistic Development Team.
The 2013 season for the Astana cycling team began in January with the Tour Down Under. As a UCI ProTeam, they were automatically invited and obligated to send a squad to every event in the UCI World Tour.
The 2013 season for Saxo–Tinkoff began in January with the Tour Down Under. As a UCI ProTeam, they were automatically invited and obligated to send a squad to every event in the UCI World Tour.
Oleg Tinkov is a Russian entrepreneur and cycling sponsor. According to Forbes, in 2014 he was ranked 1210 in the list of the wealthiest people in the world, on the list of the richest businessmen in Russia in 2016 he was ranked 79 with a fortune of $1.2 billion.
The 2014 season for Tinkoff–Saxo began in January with the Tour Down Under. As a UCI ProTeam, they were automatically invited and obligated to send a squad to every event in the UCI World Tour.
The 2015 season for Tinkoff–Saxo began in January with the Tour Down Under. As a UCI WorldTeam, they were automatically invited and obligated to send a squad to every event in the UCI World Tour.
Tinkoff Bank, formerly Tinkoff Credit Systems is a Russian commercial bank based in Moscow and founded by Oleg Tinkov in 2006. The bank does not have branches and is considered a neobank. As of 2016, Tinkoff Bank has a credit rating of B+ on the Fitch Ratings and B2 on the Moody's Rating, and is the second largest provider of credit cards in Russia. Tinkoff is the world's largest digital bank, as measured by number of customers.