Historic Overview Alexandr Kolobnev
Alexandr Vasilievich Kolobnev (Russian: Александр Васильевич Колобнев; born 4 May 1981) is a Russian professional road bicycle racer, who rides on the UCI World Tour with Team Katusha–Alpecin. His major victories include winning the 2007 Monte Paschi Eroica, a stage of Paris–Nice and he is a two-time Russian National road Champion. In 2011, he was provisionally suspended after testing positive for a potential drug masking agent. He was cleared of intentional doping by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in February 2012, and returned to Team Katusha in March 2012.