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Raivis Belohvoščiks (born 21 January 1976) is a former Latvian professional road bicycle racer who specialized in individual time trial events. He is ten-time Latvian national Time Trial champion. In 2006 he signed a 2-year contract with UCI ProTour team Saunier Duval–Prodir, but this was not renewed for the 2009 season. In 2010, he rode for Ceramica Flaminia. 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.

Raivis Belohvoščiks
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Belohvosciks at the Eneco Tour 2008
Personal information
Full nameRaivis Belohvoščiks
Born (1976-01-21) 21 January 1976 (age 43)
Riga, Latvia
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb; 10.7 st)
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeTime-trialist
Professional team(s)
1998Mapei–Bricobi
1999–2002Lampre–Daikin
2003–2004Vlaanderen–T Interim
2005–2006Universal Caffe
2007–2008Saunier Duval–Prodir
2009Betonexpressz 2000–Limonta
2010Ceramica Flaminia
2011Team Vorarlberg
Major wins
Stage races
Three Days of De Panne (2003)

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (2002)
10×National Time Trial Championships (2000-2003, 2005-2010)

PalmaresEdit

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
  • dnf – Tour de Suisse
  • dnf – Ronde van Nederland
1999
3rd National Road Race Championships
2000 – Lampre–Daikin
Stage 5 (ITT) – Tour de Suisse
2001 – Lampre–Daikin
1st   National Time Trial Championships
2nd overall and Stage 4 win – Tour de Luxembourg
3rd National Road Race Championships
2002 – Lampre–Daikin
1st   National Road Race Championships
1st   National Time Trial Championships
7th, Stage 8 – Tour de France
2003 – Marlux–Wincor Nixdorf
Overall and Stage 3b – Three Days of De Panne
1st   National Time Trial Championships
2004 – Vlaanderen–T Interim
2005 – Team Universal Caffé-Styloffice
1st   National Time Trial Championships
2006 – C.B. Immobiliare – Universal Caffe
1st   National Time Trial Championships
Stage 6 – Tour of Japan
Chrono des Herbiers
2007
1st   National Time Trial Championships
2008 – Saunier Duval–Scott
1st   National Time Trial Championships
Stage 7 (time trial) – Eneco Tour
2009
1st   National Time Trial Championships
2010
1st   National Time Trial Championships

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