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Kiryienka to Sky for three years

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Cycling News
Published:
August 18, 2012, 16:27 BST,
Updated:
August 18, 2012, 17:27 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News, Sunday, August 19, 2012

Belarus rider leaves Movistar after four years

Vasil Kiryienka has signed to ride with Team Sky for the next three seasons, according to biciciclismo.com. The Belarus rider has been with Movistar for the last four years.

The 31-year old rode with Tinkoff Credit in 2007 and 2008, before moving to Caisse d'Epargne in 2009. 

He had his breakthrough year in 2011, when he won stages at the Giro d'Italia and the Vuelta al Pais Vasco, as well as the overall title in the Route du Sud. He also won a stage in the Giro in 2008.

Kiryienka has no wins this season but finished sixth overall in the Criterium du Dauphine.

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