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BePink-La Classica team logo.jpg
Team information
Founded2012 (2012)
WebsiteTeam home page
Key personnel
General managerWalter Zini
Team name history
Astana BePink Women Team
BePink–La Classica

Bepink (UCI team code: BPK) is a professional women's cycling team based in Italy, which competes in elite road bicycle racing events such as the UCI Women's World Tour.

Team history[edit]


In November, it was announced that Astana would be moving sponsorship and resources away from the team, creating a new Kazakhstan based Women's team, Astana–Acca Due O.[1] As a result, BePink stated it would partner with Italian apparel brand, La Classica. For 2015 the team raced under the name BePink–La Classica.[2]

Riders in[edit]

On June 1, Ksenyia Tuhai joined the team.[3] On August 1, 2014, Alison Tetrick joined the team[4] along with Aliya Kargaliyeva as a stagiaire. On November 7, Ksenia Tuhai, Michela Maltese, Ana Covrig and Silvia Valsecchi. On November 8 the team signed Ilaria Sanguineti. On November 13 the team signed Ilaira Bonomi, Georgia Fraiegari, Tereza Medvedová, Jaime Nielsen, with Georgia Williams signing a contract extension. On November 14 the team signed Ruby Livingstone. On 18 November the team signed Simona Bortolotti and Anastasia Chulkova. On December 11, 2015 it was announced that Canadian cyclist Lex Albrecht signed with the team for the 2016 season.

Riders out[edit]

On October 30, Alice Algisi, Simona Frapporti and Dalia Muccioli left the team to join Alé Cipollini for the 2015 season. On November 19 Barbara Guarischi and Alena Amialiusik left the team to join Velocio–SRAM. As a result of the creation of the new Kazakh-based team a number of Kazakh riders left the team. On November 28, Marzhan Baitlevova, Makhabbat Umutzhanova and Aliya Kargaliyeva left the team to join Astana-Acca Due O.

Team roster[edit]

The squad during the 2015 Le Samyn des Dames
As of 13 May 2021.[5][6]
Rider Date of birth
 Camilla Alessio (ITA) (2001-07-23) 23 July 2001 (age 20)
 Vania Canvelli (ITA) (1997-10-21) 21 October 1997 (age 23)
 Giorgia Catarzi (ITA) (2001-06-15) 15 June 2001 (age 20)
 Lara Crestanello (ITA) (2002-03-21) 21 March 2002 (age 19)
 Michaela Drummond (NZL) (1998-04-05) 5 April 1998 (age 23)
 Markéta Hájková (CZE) (2000-03-14) 14 March 2000 (age 21)
 Nora Jenčušová (SVK) (2002-04-14) 14 April 2002 (age 19)
Rider Date of birth
 Chiara Perini (ITA) (1997-12-09) 9 December 1997 (age 23)
 Nadia Quagliotto (ITA) (1997-03-22) 22 March 1997 (age 24)
 Prisca Savi (ITA) (2002-03-21) 21 March 2002 (age 19)
 Silvia Valsecchi (ITA) (1982-07-19) 19 July 1982 (age 39)
 Matilde Vitillo (ITA) (2001-03-08) 8 March 2001 (age 20)
 Silvia Zanardi (ITA) (2000-03-03) 3 March 2000 (age 21)

Major wins[edit]

Grand Prix El Salvador, Noemi Cantele
Stage 1 Vuelta Ciclista Femenina a el Salvador, Noemi Cantele
Stage 6 Vuelta Ciclista Femenina a el Salvador, Silvia Valsecchi
Grand Prix Grand Saint Bernard, Evelyn García
GP Liberazione — WE, Noemi Cantele
Stage 1 Tour of Adygeya WE, Yuliya Martisova
Stage 1 Giro del Trentino Alto Adige – Südtirol, Noemi Cantele
Prologue Route de France Féminine, Alena Amialiusik
Stage 3 Route de France Féminine, Simona Frapporti
Grand Prix San Miguel, Noemi Cantele
Overall Vuelta a El Salvador, Noemi Cantele
Stages 1 & 4, Noemi Cantele
Grand Prix El Salvador, Silvia Valsecchi
Youth classification Festival Luxembourgeois du cyclisme féminin, Georgia Williams
Mountains classification Tour Languedoc Roussillon, Alena Amialiusik
Youth classification, Georgia Williams
Stage 1a (TTT) Giro del Trentino Alto Adige – Südtirol
Stage 2 (ITT) Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Alena Amialiusik
Jersey green.svg Mountains classification Vuelta Internacional Femenina a Costa Rica, Alena Amialiusik
Jersey blue.svg Youth classification, Susanna Zorzi
Stage 3, Alena Amialiusik
Grand Prix el Salvador, Alena Amialiusik
Jersey black.svg Points classification Vuelta a El Salvador, Alena Amialiusik
Jersey red.svg Sprints classification, Anna Stricker
Jersey violet.svg Youth classification Dalia Muccioli
Teams classification
Stages 1 & 2, Alena Amialiusik
Stage 1 Tour de Bretagne Féminin, Doris Schweizer
Teams classification Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche
Stage 5, Alena Amialiusik
Jersey blue.svg Combativity award Stage 4 Boels Rental Ladies Tour, Alison Tetrick
Stage 3 Tour of Zhoushan Island, Anastasia Chulkova
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour de Bretagne Féminin, Ilaria Sanguineti
Jersey white.svg Youth classification, Ilaria Sanguineti
Team classification
Stage 1, Ilaria Sanguineti
Chrono de Gatineau, Amber Neben
Stage 2 (ITT) Tour de Bretagne Feminin, Silvia Valsecchi
Stage 4 Tour de Bretagne Feminin, Ilaria Sanguineti
Jersey orange.svg Overall La Route de France, Amber Neben
Stages 4 (ITT) & 5, Amber Neben
Jersey white.svg Youth classification Emakumeen Bira, Nikola Nosková
Giro del Trentino Alto Adige-Sudtirol, Nikola Nosková
Jersey white.svg Youth classification Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Nikola Nosková
Stage 4, Silvia Valsecchi
Jersey orange.svg Combativity award Stage 1, Silvia Valsecchi
Stage 7 Tour Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, Erica Magnaldi
Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains classification Vuelta a Burgos Feminas, Katia Ragusa
Stage 4 Women's Tour Down Under, Simona Frapporti

National champions[edit]

MaillotBielorrusia.PNG Belarus Time Trial, Alena Amialiusik
MaillotBielorrusia.PNG Belarus Road Race, Alena Amialiusik
MaillotSuiza.PNG Switzerland Road Race, Doris Schweizer
MaillotItalia.svg Italy Road Race, Dalia Muccioli
MaillotBielorrusia.PNG Belarus Time Trial, Alena Amialiusik
MaillotBielorrusia.PNG Belarus Time Trial, Alena Amialiusik
MaillotBielorrusia.PNG Belarus Road Race, Alena Amialiusik
MaillotItalia.svg Italy Track (500m Time Trial), Simona Frapporti
MaillotItalia.svg Italy Track (Omnium), Simona Frapporti
MaillotItalia.svg Italy Track (Individual pursuit), Silvia Valsecchi
MaillotNuevaZelanda.PNG New Zealand Time Trial, Jaime Nielsen
MaillotNuevaZelanda.PNG New Zealand Track (Individual pursuit), Jaime Nielsen
MaillotSlovakia.svg Slovakia Time Trial, Tereza Medvedová
MaillotItalia.svg Italy Time Trial, Silvia Valsecchi
MaillotRom.png Romania Road Race, Ana Maria Covrig
MaillotRom.png Romania Time Trial, Ana Maria Covrig
MaillotMundialCrono.PNG World Time Trial, Amber Neben
EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png European Track (Team pursuit), Silvia Valsecchi
EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png European Track (Team pursuit), Francesca Pattaro
MaillotRusia.PNG Russian Track (Points race), Olga Zabelinskaya
MaillotRepúblicaCheca.PNG Czech Time Trial, Nikola Nosková
MaillotRepúblicaCheca.PNG Czech Road Race, Nikola Nosková
EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png European Track (Team Pursuit), Silvia Valsecchi
MaillotSlovakia.svg Slovakia Road Race, Tereza Medvedová
MaillotSlovakia.svg Slovakia Track (500m Time Trial), Tereza Medvedová
MaillotSlovakia.svg Slovakia Track (Individual Pursuit), Tereza Medvedová
EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png European Under-23 Road, Nikola Nosková
MaillotSlovakia.svg Slovakia Track (500m Time Trial), Tereza Medvedová
MaillotSlovakia.svg Slovakia Track (Individual Pursuit), Tereza Medvedová


  1. ^ "Astana-Acca Due O women's team launched for 2015".
  2. ^ CyclingTips. "Rocacorba Daily".
  3. ^ ProCyclingStats. "Astana BePink Womens Team 2014".
  4. ^ ProCyclingStats. "Alison Tetrick".
  5. ^ "Bepink". Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 20 January 2021. Retrieved 20 January 2021.
  6. ^ "Simona Frapporti volta pagina. «Ciclismo, ti dico soltanto grazie»" [Simona Frapporti turns the page. "Cycling, I only say thank you"]. TuttoBici (in Italian). Prima Pagina Edizioni s.r.l. 28 February 2021. Retrieved 13 May 2021.

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