Sergey Firsanov

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Sergey Firsanov
Sergey Firsanov, Giro 2016.jpg
Personal information
Full name Sergey Firsanov
Born (1982-07-03) 3 July 1982 (age 34)
Velikiye Luki, Pskov Oblast, Soviet Union
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb; 9.1 st)
Team information
Current team Gazprom–RusVelo
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Amateur team(s)
2001–2003 Olympique St-Petersburg
Professional team(s)
2005 Rietumu Bank
2006 Premier
2006–2008 Rietumu Bank-Riga
2009–2010 Team Designa Køkken
2011 Itera–Katusha
2012– RusVelo[1]

Sergey Nikolayevich Firsanov (Russian: Сергей Николаевич Фирсанов; born 3 July 1982) is a Russian professional road bicycle racer who rides for UCI Professional Continental Team Gazprom–RusVelo.[2]

Career[edit]

Born in Velikiye Luki, Firsanov has competed as a professional since 2005, competing for the Rietumu Bank squad during two separate spells, as well as the Premier, Designa Køkken and Itera–Katusha squads before signing for the newly formed RusVelo team for the 2012 season.[3]

Firsanov achieved the team's first overall victory at the Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid; after a third-place finish in the race-opening individual time trial, Firsanov won the race's second and final stage by almost two minutes from his nearest competitors, to comfortably take the general classification victory.[4]

He was named in the start list for the 2016 Giro d'Italia.[5]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2001
9th Tour du Jura
2005
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Giro della Toscana
2006
1st Stage 6 (ITT) Bałtyk–Karkonosze Tour
2nd Overall Tour of Bulgaria
1st Stage 5a
3rd Szlakiem walk mjr. Hubala
2007
1st Memorial Oleg Dyachenko
2nd Overall Five Rings of Moscow
3rd Coupe des Carpathes
2008
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Way to Pekin
1st Stages 2, 3 (ITT) & 7
2nd Overall Ringerike GP
1st Stage 2
3rd Overall Tour de Slovaquie
1st Stage 4a (ITT)
3rd Overall Les 3 Jours de Vaucluse
3rd Overall Tour of Małopolska
2009
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Les Boucles de l'Artois
1st Stage 3
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Ringerike GP
1st Stage 2
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Friendship People North-Caucasus Stage Race
2nd Duo Normand
5th Overall Rhône-Alpes Isère Tour
5th Grand Prix of Moscow
5th Rogaland GP
7th Overall Tønsberg 4-dagers
1st Stage 4 (ITT)
2010
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Friendship People North-Caucasus Stage Race
1st Stages 4 & 5 (ITT)
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Five Rings of Moscow
1st Stage 1
2nd Overall Ringerike GP
3rd Overall Rhône-Alpes Isère Tour
4th Westrozebeke
6th Memorial Oleg Dyachenko
7th Overall Danmark Rundt
7th Chrono Champenois
10th Grand Prix of Moscow
2011
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Friendship People North-Caucasus Stage Race
1st Stages 1 (ITT), 5, 6, 7 (ITT) & 12
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Five Rings of Moscow
1st Stage 1
2nd Overall Grand Prix of Adygea
1st Stage 3
5th Overall Tour de Slovaquie
5th Mayor Cup
6th Overall Settimana Ciclistica Lombarda
7th Overall Tour de Serbie
9th Grand Prix of Donetsk
2012
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid
1st Stage 2
2nd Overall Grand Prix of Adygeya
1st Stage 1 (ITT)
3rd Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop
6th GP Industria & Artigianato di Larciano
2013
5th Overall Settimana Ciclistica Lombarda
10th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
10th Tre Valli Varesine
2014
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Kavkaz
1st Stage 4
3rd Overall GP of Adygeya
7th Overall Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
2015
1st GP of Sochi Mayor
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall GP of Adygeya
1st Stage 2
2nd Tre Valli Varesine
5th Overall Tour d'Azerbaïdjan
1st Stage 5
2016
1st Jersey green.svg Overall Settimana Coppi e Bartali
1st Jersey white dots on green.svg Mountains classification
1st Stage 2
1st Giro dell'Appennino
4th Overall Giro del Trentino

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 30
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RusVelo (RVL) – RUS". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 8 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "RusVelo (RVL) - RUS". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 5 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "New russian pro-continental team RusVelo announced". VeloNews. Competitor Group, Inc. 22 February 2012. Retrieved 8 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Firsanov wins Vuelta a Madrid". RusVelo. Provelo AG. 6 May 2012. Retrieved 8 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "99th Giro d'Italia Startlist". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 6 May 2016. 

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