LUIS LEON SANCHEZ GIL


Nationality: ESP
Birth date: 24-11-1983

Team History


2018: ASTANA PRO TEAM
2017: ASTANA PRO TEAM
2016: ASTANA PRO TEAM
2015: ASTANA PRO TEAM

News

Trek women's team to work closely with men's formation: We would like to live as one team

Trek has announced the creation of a women's road team for the 2019 season. The team will be led by multiple British champion Lizzie Deignan. Read more...

Luis Leon Sanchez withdraws from Tour de France with five fractures

Astana's Luis Leon Sanchez has crashed at the second stage of the Tour de France, which forced him to withdraw from the race with four fractures. Read more...

Luis Leon Sanchez to do Giro-Tour double for the first time

Astana's Luis Leon Sanchez will ride the Giro'Italia-Tour de France double for the first time. Read more...

Mark Padun and Sonny Colbrelli give Hammer Climb victory to Bahrain-Merida

Bahrain-Merida has won on the first event of the Hammer Series Limburg. The team beat Lotto-Soudal and Quick-Step Floors on a wet and foggy day. Read more...

Arlenis Sierra and Katie Hall celebrate in California

Astana's Arlenis Sierra has won the final stage of the Women's Tour of California. Katie Hall of UnitedHealthcare secured the overall victory. Read more...

Astana and Cuban Arlenis Sierra set eyes on Tour of California

Astana Women's Team has announced its line-up for the upcoming Women's Tour of California, with Arlenis Sierra hoping to improve from last year's third place. Read more...

Daan Olivier sidelined with injury once again

This season has not been a very fortunate one so far for Dutch rider Daan Olivier. Read more...

Rubén Plaza going for stage victory to complete trilogy

Veteran Spaniard Rubén Plaza surprised last winter with a move to Israel Cycling Academy. Read more...

Letizia Paternoster on Festival Elsy Jacobs victory: I didn't expect to win the race!

Letizia Paternoster (Astana) was taken by surprise as she clinched the victory at the Festival Elsy Jacobs after a strong spring that allowed her to also take the stage victory. Read more...

Letizia Paternoster wins final stage and GC at Festival Elsy Jacobs

Italian prodigy Letizia Paternoster of Astana has won the 2018 Festival Elsy Jacobs after beating her rivals in the closing sprint of the last stage. Read more...

Mark Padun wins last stage of Tour of the Alps, Thibaut Pinot takes overall victory

Mark Padun (Bahrain-Merida) has won the last stage of the 2018 Tour of the Alps. The rider took the victory thanks to a last kilometre attack while Thibaut Pinot won the GC. Read more...

Luis Leon Sanchez wins 4th stage in Tour of the Alps, Thibaut Pinot retains GC lead

Luis Leon Sanchez (Astana) has claimed the victory at the fourth stage of the Tour of the Alps. The Spaniard attacked in the last kilometres and crossed the finish line on his own. Read more...

Jerome Cousin beats Nils Politt in sprint of two at Paris-Nice

Direct Energie's Jerome Cousin has won the fifth stage of Paris-Nice. The Frenchman beat Nils Politt of Katusha-Alpecin in a sprint of two. Read more...

Luis Leon Sanchez beats Alejandro Valverde at Vuelta a Murcia

Luis Leon Sanchez (Astana) has taken the victory of the Vuelta a Murcia. The Spaniard crossed the finish line ahead of Alejandro Valverde. Read more...

Race Report: Danny van Poppel wins sprint on day 1 at Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

LottoNL-Jumbo's Danny van Poppel has won the first stage of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana. The Dutchman was the strongest at the final sprint in Peñiscola. Read more...

Interview - Danny van Poppel impressed by new team LottoNL-Jumbo

After two years at Team Sky, Danny van Poppel returns to his Dutch roots at LottoNL-Jumbo. CyclingPub.com spoke with the sprinter during the team's training camp in Spain. Read more...

Daan Olivier suffers small fracture in Towards Zero Race Melbourne crash

LottoNL-Jumbo rider Daan Olivier has suffered a small fracture in his right knee during a crash at the Towards Zero Race Melbourne. Read more...

George Bennett to lead LottoNL-Jumbo at Giro d'Italia

George Bennett is set to lead Dutch WorldTour team LottoNL-Jumbo at the Giro d'Italia in May. Read more...

Team Sky completes 2018 squad with Leonardo Basso

Team Sky has announced the signing of young talent Leonardo Basso. The Italian will turn professional at the British squad. Read more...

Luis Leon Sanchez: I want to dedicate this victory to Michele Scarponi

Luis Leon Sanchez has taken his first victory in almost 15 months at the GP Beghelli. It was a special day for the rider on which he even had a moment for a special dedication. Read more...

Luis Leon Sanchez takes the victory at GP Beghelli

Astana's Luis Leon Sanchez has taken the victory at the Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli. Read more...

LottoNL-Jumbo welcomes Danny van Poppel

LottoNL-Jumbo has confirmed the signing of sprinter Danny van Poppel. The Dutchman makes a move to the team from Sky, for the next two years. Read more...

Danny van Poppel to replace Dylan van Baarle in Dutch selection

Dylan van Baarle will not take part in the World Championships road race with the selection of The Netherlands. Read more...

Danny van Poppel wins fifth stage at Tour de Pologne

Danny van Poppel has won the fifth stage of the Tour de Pologne. The Dutchman was stronger than Luka Megzec and Peter Sagan in the final sprint. Read more...

Bauke Mollema gives Clasica San Sebastian back number to Haimar Zubeldia

Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo) has decided to give his number for the Clasica San Sebastian to teammate Haimar Zubeldia. Read more...

Haimar Zubeldia to retire after Clasica San Sebastian

Spanish rider Haimar Zubeldia is set to retire from professional cyclism after this year's Clasica San Sebastian, which will take place on July 29th. Read more...

Andre Cardoso: I have never taken illegal substances

Portuguese rider Andre Cardoso has requested the analysis of his B sample after testing positive for EPO, and insists that he has never used the forbidden substance. Read more...

Andre Cardoso suspended after testing positive for EPO

Portuguese rider Andre Cardoso of Trek-Segafredo has been notified of an Adverse Analytical Finding of Erythropoietin (EPO), the UCI announced on Tuesday. Read more...

Danny van Poppel wins prologue at Herald Sun Tour

Dutchman Danny van Poppel of Team Sky has won the prologue of the Herald Sun Tour in Australia and is as such the first leader of the 2.1 category race. Read more...

Zubeldia and Didier stay at Trek-Segafredo

Trek-Segafredo has secured the services of riders Laurent Didier and Haimar Zubeldia for another two years. Read more...

Alafaci, Coledan and Van Poppel renew with Trek-Segafredo

UCI WorldTour team Trek-Segafredo has announced the contract extensions of Eugenio Alafaci, Marco Coledan and Boy van Poppel. Read more...




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