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 31)
Panevėžys, Lithuanian SSR
(now Lithuania)
Height 190 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb)
Team information
Current team FDJ
Discipline Road, track
Role Rider
Rider type Rouleur
Amateur team(s)
2006–2007 Vélo-Club La Pomme Marseille
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
2016– FDJ
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 Championships
(2006, 2008–2010, 2013, 2016)

Ignatas Konovalovas (born 8 December 1985) is a Lithuanian road bicycle racer for UCI WorldTeam FDJ. Konovalovas has won the Lithuanian National Time Trial Championships six times, in 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2016.

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.[1]

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 2007. In 2009, Konovalovas won the final time trial of the Giro d'Italia.

Konovalovas left the Movistar Team at the end of the 2012 season, and joined the MTN–Qhubeka squad for the 2013 season.[2] After spending 2015 riding for Team Marseille 13 KTM in August 2015 it was announced that Konovalovas would rejoin the UCI World Tour ranks by joining FDJ in 2016.[3][4]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2003
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Team pursuit, UEC European Junior Track Championships
2005
3rd Time trial, National Road Championships
2006
National Road Championships
1st MaillotLituania.PNG Time trial
2nd Road race
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Ronde de l'Isard
1st Stage 1
2nd Les Boucles du Sud-Ardèche
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Team pursuit, UEC European Under–23 Track Championships
2007
1st Stage 3 Ronde de l'Isard
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Road race, UEC European Under–23 Road Championships
National Road Championships
2nd Road race
2nd Time trial
2008
1st MaillotLituania.PNG Time trial, National Road Championships
4th Overall Tour de Luxembourg
1st Stage 2
2009
1st MaillotLituania.PNG Time trial, National Road Championships
1st Stage 21 (ITT) Giro d'Italia
1st Giro del Mendrisiotto
7th Overall Danmark Rundt
8th Time trial, UCI Road World Championships
2010
1st MaillotLituania.PNG Time trial, National Road Championships
9th Overall Tour du Poitou-Charentes
2012
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
2013
National Road Championships
1st MaillotLituania.PNG Time trial
2nd Road race
2014
National Road Championships
2nd Time trial
3rd Road race
2015
1st Jersey pink.svg Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
1st Jersey red.svg Mountains classification Tour du Haut Var
2nd Velothon Wales
3rd Time trial, National Road Championships
3rd Overall Circuit des Ardennes
1st Stage 3 (TTT)
5th Classic Sud-Ardèche
5th Cholet-Pays de Loire
10th Tour du Finistère
2016
1st MaillotLituania.PNG Time trial, National Road Championships
1st Stage 1 (TTT) La Méditerranéenne
2017
4th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
1st Stage 5

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 90 106 102 134
A yellow jersey Tour de France 127
A red jersey Vuelta a España DNF DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

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