Ignatas Konovalovas

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Ignatas Konovalovas
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Konovalovas at the 2011 Tour de Romandie
Personal information
Full name Ignatas Konovalovas
Born (1985-12-08) 8 December 1985 (age 29)
Panevėžys, Lithuania
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg)
Team information
Current team Team Marseille 13-KTM
Discipline Road, track
Role Rider
Rider type Time Trialist
Amateur team(s)
2007 Crédit Agricole (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2008 Crédit Agricole
2009–2010 Cervélo TestTeam
2011–2012 Movistar Team
2013–2014 MTN-Qhubeka
2015– Team Marseille 13 KTM
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2009)

Stage Races

Four Days of Dunkirk (2015)

One-Day Races and Classics

National Time Trial Championship
(2006, 2008–2010, 2013)
Infobox last updated on
12 May 2015

Ignatas Konovalovas (born 8 December 1985 in Panevėžys) is a Lithuanian road bicycle racer for UCI Continental team Team Marseille 13-KTM.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Konovalovas was born in Panevėžys, the son of Laima Zilporytė, Olympian cyclist, and Valerijus Konovalovas, a cyclist coach. He has a sister, Irma, who is eight years younger than him.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Konovalovas finished third in the European Junior Team Pursuit Championships in 2003, the European Under-23 Team Pursuit Championships in 2007 and second in the European Under-23 Road Race Championships in 2008. In 2009, Konovalovas won the final time trial of the 2009 Giro d'Italia. He won the Lithuanian time trial championship five times (2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013).

Konovalovas left the Movistar Team at the end of the 2012 season, and joined the MTN-Qhubeka squad for the 2013 season.[4]

Palmares[edit]

2003
3rd European Junior Team Pursuit Championships
2005
3rd National Time Trial Championships
2006
1st MaillotLituania.PNG National Time Trial Championships
1st Overall Ronde de l'Isard d'Ariège (U23)
1st Stage 1
2nd National Road Race Championships
3rd European Under-23 Team Pursuit Championships
2007
1st Stage 3 Ronde de l'Isard d'Ariège
2nd European Under-23 Road Race Championships
2nd National Road Race Championships
2nd National Time Trial Championships
2008
1st Stage 2 Tour de Luxembourg
1st MaillotLituania.PNG National Time Trial Championships
2009
1st Giro del Mendrisiotto
1st Stage 21 Giro d'Italia
1st MaillotLituania.PNG National Time Trial Championships
8th UCI World Championships – time trial
2010
1st MaillotLituania.PNG National Time Trial Championships
2013
1st MaillotLituania.PNG National Time Trial Championships
2nd National Road Race Championships
2015
1st Jersey red.svg Mountains classification Tour du Haut Var[5]
1st General classification Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
5th Classic Sud-Ardèche[6]

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Pink jersey Giro 90 106 102
Yellow jersey Tour 127
red jersey Vuelta WD WD

WD = Withdrew; In Progress = IP

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.teamlapomme.com/team.php?PHPSESSID=dkkv1ljord6p2vgj7pomn6cru7
  2. ^ "MTN Qhubeka (MTN) - RSA". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Gyvenimas ant dviračio ratų". sekunde.lt. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  4. ^ Stokes, Shane (10 September 2012). "Giro d’Italia stage winner Konovalovas signs for growing MTN Qhubeka team". VeloNation (VeloNation LLC). Retrieved 24 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "Mezgec wins stage 2 of Tour du Haut Var". cyclingnews.com. 22 February 2015. Retrieved 23 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "Sepulveda wins Sud Ardèche". cyclingnews.com. 28 February 2015. Retrieved 2 March 2015. 

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