Team Manager of the Astana Pro Team, Dmitriy Fofonov was born in August 1976 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. He raced as a professional rider for 13 years from 1999 to 2012 and taking 10 victories - including several national titles on the road and on track - and taking part in five editions of the Tour de France, Vuelta Espana and at the 2005 edition of the Giro d’Italia. During his career, he raced for Cofidis and Credit Agricole and from 2010 to 2012, for the Astana Pro Team. Since January 2013, he first served as sports director and then became the new sports manager of the Kazakh cycling team.
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