Ignatiev leads new Russian team

Seven time world champion Michail Ignatiev will be the leader of Russia's newest Continental team: Tinkoff Restaurants, sponsored by the popular Russian brand for at least the next three years. The driving force behind the team is Oleg Tinkov, Chairman of the Board of Directors and an owner of Tinkoff Private Breweries, as well as being a keen cyclist himself. Tinkov will not only be involved in the team as a sponsor, but will also take part in a few races during the year.

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