Dmytro Grabovskyy

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Dmytro Grabovskyy
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Grabovskyy in 2005
Personal information
Full name Dmytro Grabovskyy
Дмитро Грабовський
Born (1985-09-30)30 September 1985
Simferopol, Ukraine
Died 23 January 2017(2017-01-23) (aged 31)
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
2005–2006 Team Finauto-Quickstep (under-23 satellite team)
2006 Quick-Step–Innergetic (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2007–2008 Quick-Step–Innergetic
2009–2010 ISD
2011 ISD-Lampre
Major wins
Jersey green.svg Mountains Classification, Tirreno–Adriatico (2009)

Dmytro Grabovskyy (Ukrainian: Дмитро Грабовський, Hebrew: דימיטרי גרבובסקי‎‎; 30 September 1985 – 23 January 2017) was a Ukrainian professional road bicycle racer, who last competed for UCI Continental team ISD-Lampre.

Career[edit]

He was second in the time trial for juniors at the 2005 World Championship Cycling in Madrid and he won the road race. He signed his first professional contract with Quick-Step–Innergetic. After two years he joined ISD in 2009: after two years there he joined ISD-Lampre for 2011, his final year as a professional.[1] He competed in one Grand Tour during his career, the 2009 Giro d'Italia.[2] In a 2010 interview with Gazetta dello Sport he admitted that he had suffered from problems with alcoholism during his period with Quick-Step, to the point where he came close to death from alcohol poisoning on two occasions.[3]

He took up Israeli citizenship in 2015.[2] Grabovskyy died from a heart attack on 23 January 2017.[1]

Dmytro Grabovskyy in the Prologue of the 2008 Tour of California

Palmarès[edit]

2005
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Men's Under-23 World Championship
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg European Individual Time Trial Championship
2nd Men's Under-23 World Time Trial Championship[4]
2006
1st Overall Giro delle Regioni (Under 23): plus stage wins
2nd Overall Girobio[3] plus stage win
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg European Individual Time Trial Championship
2010
1st, Jersey green.svg Mountains Classification, Tirreno–Adriatico
2015
3rd overall, Israman Negev Israel (1st Israeli)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Former under 23 world champion Dmytro Grabovskyy dies at 31 - Cyclingnews.com". 
  2. ^ a b Brown, Gregor (23 January 2017). "Former U23 world champion dies aged 31 after suspected heart attack". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 29 January 2017. 
  3. ^ a b Westemeyer, Susan (5 January 2010). "Grabovskyy admits to alcohol abuse during Quick Step years". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 29 January 2017. 
  4. ^ Stokes, Shane; Alvarez Macias, Hernan (21 September 2005). "Another title for Ignatiev". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 29 January 2017. 

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