Aleksejs Saramotins

Aleksejs Saramotins
Personal information
Full name Aleksejs Saramotins
Born (1982-04-08) 8 April 1982
Riga, Latvian SSR
Height 184 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Team information
Current team IAM Cycling
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Classics specialist[1]
Professional team(s)
2005–2008 Rietumu Banka - Riga
2009 Team Designa Køkken
2010 Team HTC–Columbia
2011–2012 Cofidis
2013– IAM Cycling
Major wins
National Road Race Championships
(2005–2007, 2010, 2012–2013)
Infobox last updated on
1 February 2014

Aleksejs Saramotins (born 8 April 1982) is a Latvian professional road cyclist who rides for IAM Cycling.[2] He has won the Latvian National Road Race Championships on six occasions and has represented his country at the Olympic Games and the World championships. In 2009 he won the Münsterland Giro whilst riding for Team Designa Køkken which led to him joining Team Columbia-HTC in 2010.[3][4] Saramotins left his team of two years Cofidis[5] at the end of the 2012 season, and joined the new IAM Cycling team for the 2013 season.[2] In October 2016 he and IAM team-mate Matteo Pelucchi were announced as members of the Bora–Argon 18 squad for 2017.[1]

Before signing a professional contract he also raced in cross-country mountain biking races.

Career achievements

Major results

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro 161
Yellow jersey Tour
red jersey Vuelta 166 WD

WD = Withdrew; In Progress = IP


  1. 1 2 "Bora-Hansgrohe finalise 2017 roster with McCarthy, Pelucchi and Saramotins signings". 14 October 2016. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  2. 1 2 "IAM Cycling announces 2013 roster". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 20 September 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2012.
  3. Columbia-HTC recruits Saramotins
  4. Team Columbia-HTC
  5. Philippon, Alexandre (5 January 2012). "Équipes 2012: Cofidis" [Teams 2012: Cofidis]. (in French). Velochrono. Retrieved 10 January 2012.

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