Kiryienka Finishes Outside Time Limit

LISIEUX, France, July 7, 2011 (AFP) - Spanish outfit Movistar suffered a blow on the Tour de France Thursday when Vasil Kiryienka failed to finish within the time limit on the sixth and longest stage. Belarusian Kiryienka finished 27min 55sec behind stage winner Edvald Boasson Hagen of Norway, who rides for Team Sky. Kiryienka, who won a stage of the Giro d'Italia in May, was … [Read more...]

Kiryienka Wins Giro Stage 20, As Contador Retains Overall Lead

SESTRIERE, Italy, May 28, 2011 - Belarus' Vasil Kiryienka of the Movistar team won the 20th and penultimate stage of the Tour of Italy here on Saturday, with Spaniard Alberto Contador retaining the overall leader's pink jersey. Contador, riding for the Saxo Bank team, was not worried during the final mountain stage, a gruelling 242km run with just Sunday's 26km time trial in Milan. The … [Read more...]

Kiryienka Scores Movistar Team Sixth Success

The Belarusian conquers stage 2 of the Vuelta al País Vasco after late attack to crown superiority by the squad, leading teams' overall as five Blue riders make 20-man front group It was a superb victory as Vasil Kiryienka crossed the line first in the 2nd stage of the 51st Vuelta al País Vasco, finishing in Lekunberri after six categorized climbs, the latter of those, the Cat. 1 Alto de … [Read more...]

Kiryienka Wins In Basque Country; Kloden Takes Lead

Germany's Andreas Kloeden of the RadioShack team took the overall leader's jersey after the second stage of the Tour of the Basque Country on Tuesday which was won by Belarus rider Vasil Kiryienka. Moviestar's Kiryienka clocked 4hr 06min 39sec after the 163km run from Zumarraga to Lekunberri to finish two seconds ahead of Kloeden and Luxembourg's Andy Schleck of the Leopard team. Kloeden … [Read more...]

Paulinho Beats Out Kiryienka To Win Tour’s 10th Stage

GAP, France - Portugal's Sergio Paulinho offered the ailing RadioShack team their first ever Tour de France success when he pipped Belarusian Vasil Kiryienka to victory on the 10th stage Wednesday. Paulinho was one of several riders who got into an early breakaway and which built a maximum lead of 12 minutes on the peloton as they finally raced out of the high Alps. The group was … [Read more...]