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Raivis Belohvoščiks : biography

21 January 1976 -

Raivis Belohvoščiks (born 21 January 1976 in Riga) is a Latvian professional road bicycle racer who specializes in individual time trial events. He is five-time Latvian national champion. In 2006 he signed 2 year contract with UCI ProTour team , but this was not renewed for the 2009 season. In 2010, he rode for .

Palmares

1998 – Mapei (Italy/Belgium)

1999 – Lampre-Daikin (Italy)

  • winner GP d'Europa, Bergamo, Italy (dual time trial, together with Italian teammate Marco Pinotti)
  • winner Deutschland Rundfahrt, stage 7 in Bensheim (individual time trial)
  • 3rd – National Championships
  • 4th – World Championships time trial Treviso, Italy
  • 5th – Firenze-Pistoia, Italy, time trial
  • 30th – Deutschland Rundfahrt, Germany
  • 33rd – Paris-Bruxelles, France/Belgium (classic)
  • 42nd – World Championships Verona, Italy
  • dnf – Tour de France (He didn't achieve any major results in his first Tour de France. He was 40th in the first time trial around Metz; He was one of the major victims of the Passage du Gois in stage 2, and arrived last in stage 6 to Maubeuge; He left the race during the stage (10) to L'Alpe d'Huez.)
  • dnf – Tour de Suisse
  • dnf – Ronde van Nederland
2000 –
Stage 5 (ITT) – Tour de Suisse
2001 –
2nd overall and Stage 4 win – Tour de Luxembourg
2002 –
National Road Race Champion
National Time Trial Champion
7th, Stage 8 – Tour de France
2003 – Marlux–Wincor–Nixdorf
Overall and Stage 3b – Three Days of De Panne
National Time Trial Champion
2004 –
2005 – Team Universal Caffé-Styloffice
National Time Trial Champion
2006 – C.B. Immobiliare – Universal Caffe
National Time Trial Champion
Stage 6 – Tour of Japan
Chrono des Herbiers
2008 –
National Time Trial Champion
Stage 7 (time trial) – Eneco Tour
2010
National Time Trial Champion
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