Russian Menchov joins Katusha
Double Grand Tour winner Denis Menchov is joining Katusha from next season.
"I am sincerely glad that from 2012 Menchov will join Katusha team and the Russian global cycling project," Igor Makarov, the president of the Russian cycling federation and president of the Russian global cycling project, said in a team statement.
Russian Menchov, 33, won the Vuelta a Espana in 2005 and 2007 and claimed the Giro d'Italia in 2009. He also finished third overall in the Tour de France, in 2008 and 2010.
No details were given on the contract.