Alexandr Vinokurov stays with PRO TEAM ASTANA

ASTANA. August 16. KAZINFORM Kazakhstani cyclist Alexandr Vinokurov made a decision to prolong his contract with PRO TEAM ASTANA.

The gold-medallist of London-2012 made it public during a press conference on Thursday in Astana.

As was reported earlier, A. Vinokurov insisted he would finish his career after this season.  He won the fist gold for Kazakhstan at the XXX Summer Olympic Games.

"I need to have some rest and I assure you, I'm still with the team," said Olympic champion.

"A. Vinokurov is the 'face' of PRO TEAM ASTANA. The Olympic champion will undoubtedly be on the team," Allen Shaizhunussov, Vice President of Kazakhstan's Cycling Federation, noted.

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