Astana ensures Kazakh focus as team adds Canadian sponsor Premier Tech

Le Tour de Langkawi 2020 25th Edition 2nd Stage Kuala Terengganu Kerteh 1755 km 08022020 Yevgeny Fedorov KAZ Vino Astana Motors Muhammad Nur Aiman Mohd Zariff MYS Team Sapura photo Amedeo TabiniBettiniPhoto2020
Yevgeniy Fedorov (Vino-Astana Motors) in the leader’s yellow jersey at the 2020 Tour de Langkawi (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

The Astana Pro Team may have brought in a Canadian title sponsor in Premier Tech for 2021, but the squad will stay true its roots, adding two new riders from Kazakhstan and renewing with six more.

The team handed two-year contracts to 20-year-olds Yevgeniy Fedorov and Gleb Brussenskiy, both of whom were part of the Vino-Astana Motors development team. Yevgeniy Gidich, Dmitriy Gruzdev, Yuriy Natarov, Nikita Stalnov and Artyom Zakharov all renewed their contracts for one year, while Vadim Pronskiy inked a new two-year deal.

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