- I spent two very interesting and useful years in Astana Pro Team. It was a huge and very valuable experience that I want to use in the future. Not everything turned out as I expected in the ended season, but still, there were a few bright moments, and I'm happy about it. I remember the victory with the Kazakhstan national team at the Asian Cycling Championships, and it was very nice to finish the season with a stage win at the CRO Race. In the upcoming season, I am looking forward for more good results, victories. I want to thank the team’s management for the trust and chances to show myself. And, of course, many thanks to our main sponsor Samruk-Kazyna, who supports domestic cycling year by year, - said Yevgeniy Gidich.
Yevgeniy Gidich (23 years old) is a very young and talented Kazakh rider, who began his professional career in 2018, signing a contract with Astana Pro Team. In the last two years Yevgeniy showed a high potential, getting some good results both, in one-day and stage races. In 2018 Gidich finished 3rd in the general classification of the Tour of Croatia and did 6th at Le Tour de Langkawi. In 2019 he won the road race of the Asian Cycling Championships, took a stage at the CRO Race and finished 7th at the Coppa Bernocchi.
- During his first two years in our team Yevgeniy had some ups and downs and not everything went perfect for him, but for such a young rider it is normal as he is still looking for his way in professional cycling. We know his potential and we believe that in the future he has a chance to become a strong professional rider. Yevgeniy really impressed us with the way he won the Asian Championships and with the way he performed in this end of the season, so I am sure he is ready for some more in the upcoming years, - said Alexandr Vinokurov, general manager of Astana Pro Team.
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