Nationality: RUS
Birth date: 15-09-1989

Team History



Ilnur Zakarin's main objective is to win a Grand Tour

Ilnur Zakarin has affirmed that his biggest goal for the future is to win a Grand Tour. This year, the rider got his first podium spot in one of the three big races. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Ilnur Zakarin: This is a miracle

Katusha-Alpecin rider Ilnur Zakarin will finish on the podium of the Vuelta a España after moving into third place at the end of stage 20. Read more...

Ilnur Zakarin leads Katusha-Alpecin at Vuelta a España

Ilnur Zakarin will lead Katusha-Alpecin's ambitions at the upcoming Vuelta a España, which is set to start in the French city of Nimes on August 19. Read more...

Ilnur Zakarin extends contract with Katusha-Alpecin

Ilnur Zakarin has extended his contract with team Katusha-Alpecin. The Russian is glad to continue at the squad he has been in since 2015. Read more...

Ilnur Zakarin abandons Volta a Catalunya

Ilnur Zakarin has left the Volta a Catalunya at the end of the fourth stage. The Katusha-Alpecin rider suffered an injury to his rib during a fall. Read more...

2017 WorldTour teams preview: Katusha-Alpecin

On day three of our WorldTour team preview series, we take a look at an increasingly international Katusha-Alpecin. Read more...

Katusha-Alpecin presents team and kit for 2017

UCI WorldTour team Katusha-Alpecin has presented its team and new uniform for the 2017 season. While the team may have switched countries, it stays true to its style. Read more...

Tinkov about Zakarin: UCI is America's poodle

Russian tycoon Oleg Tinkov has defended his compatriot Ilnur Zakarin by saying that it is unfair that he can't go to the Olympic Games while Alejandro Valverde and others can. Read more...

Confirmed: Ilnur Zakarin not going to Rio Olympics

Ilnur Zakarin of Team Katusha is definitely not going to the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The team confirmed this to CyclingPub. Read more...

Zakarin happy with progress after Giro crash

Russian cyclist Ilnur Zakarin, who on Wednesday gave his country its first Tour de France stage win since 2009, is happy with the progress made since his heavy crash in the Giro d' Read more...

Tour de France: Zakarin wins, Froome extends lead

Ilnur Zakarin of Katusha has won stage 17 in the Tour de France, finishing solo ahead of Jarlinson Pantano. Chris Froome has extended his overall lead. Read more...

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