Thursday, January 4, 2007

Eki


Viatcheslav Vladimirovich Ekimov, born 2/2/66. Retired last year at the age of 40.


<< Pictured here when he raced for Panosonic and was in his early 20s. Even then, the mullet was present.

15 Tour finishes, tying for second most.


3 Olympic medals (2 gold, 1 silver)





Pro since 1990.

Teams:
2005-: Discovery Channel
2000-2004: US Postal Service-Berry Floor
1999: Amica Chips
1997-1998: Postal Service
1996: Rabobank
1995: Novell
1994: Word-Perfect
1993: Novemail-Histor
1990-1992: Panasonic


Palmares:
2005: 1st Stage 4 Driedaagse van De Panne
2004: 1st Stage 4 Tour de France, 2nd Tour du Languedoc-Roussillon
2003: 1st Tour of Holland
2000: 1st GP Eddy Merckx, Olympic time-trial gold medal
1997: 2 stages Dauphiné Libéré (Le Pun en Velay, Bedarrides)
1996: 1st stage Tour of Switzerland (Will)
1994: 1st overall Tour du Pont
1993:GP Heusden
1991: 1 stage Tour de France (Macon)

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