Historic Overview Andrei Vedernikov

Rider

Overall Rank6872
NameAndrei VEDERNIKOV
Country
  Russia
Date of birth01-Oct-1959 - Kouybychev (Novosibirsk Oblast)
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Biography

Andrei Georgievich Vedernikov (Russian: Андрей Георгиевич Ведерников; 1 October 1959 — 29 February 2020) was a Soviet cyclist. In 1981 he became the first Soviet cyclist to win the individual amateur road race at world championships, and was named the road racer of the year by the Union Cycliste Internationale.

In 1980, he won the Vuelta Mexico Telmex. Next year, he won the Tour de Slovaquie and finished second in the Milk Race.

Vedernikov was married and had a daughter, Lena, and a son, Andrei. His brother Mikhail is also a cyclist.

He died on February 29, 2020 on the territory of one of the health resorts in Izhevsk as a result of a falling tree.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

Major Victories

World Championships Amateurs/U23 Road Race 1981
Tour de l'Avenir - stages 1981 (1)
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Seasons

Andrei Vedernikov - Scores by Season