In 2016 Stalnov took some noticeable results as third place in general classification of the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey, the Tour d’Azerbaïdjan and the Tour of Ukraine as well as in individual time trial of the Kazakhstan National Championships.
Among his best results could be named stage victories at the Vuelta Independencia Nacional in 2010 and the La Tropicale Amissa Bongo in 2012. Besides, he won the king of mountain jersey of the Tour of Bulgaria (2012) and the East Bohemia Tour (2015).
- Nikita is a young and quick progressing rider. He showed some good results during the last season, and we hope, that in our team he will grow up as a good professional rider, who could provide a strong support to our leaders, - explained general manager Alexandr Vinokurov.