Alexander Konychev sprints to sixth

Alexander Konychev sprints to sixth

14 juni 2024 –

Alexander Konychev sprints to sixth place on the first stage of the Tour of Upper Austria

On Friday the longest stage of the 15th Oberösterreich Tour from Eferding to Altheim with 185 kilometers. There was no waiting around for the teams. Attack after attack. After the first climb, the field split up. In the finale, the entire peloton came together.

Team Vorarlberg attacks – Konychev scrapes past the podium

Without a special sprinter in the team, they wanted to try beforehand. Alexander Konychev and Moran Vermeulen attacked again and again on the final laps. However, all attacks were thwarted by the competition.

In the sprint of the entire field, there was not much missing on the podium today. Alexander Konychev finished sixth today. The winner was the Norwegian Anton Standsby (Coop-Repsol) ahead of the Australian Liam Walsh (Bridgelane).

“I didn’t have the best position on the last meters, otherwise it could have worked today. Nevertheless, we rode very openly and actively today. That’s how we’ll do it tomorrow too.” Alexander Konychev’s statement


On Saturday, a typical classics stage with numerous climbs including 2200 meters of altitude from Wels to Aigen / Schlägel over 150 kilometers.


13.06. Prologue Linz (0.7 km)

14.06. Eferding – Altheim (185.6 km)

15.06. Wels – Aigen-Schlägel (150.6 km)

16.06. St. Florian / Asten – Hinterstoder Höss (152.5 km)

Line-up Team Vorarlberg: Moran Vermeulen, Dominik Amann, Pirmin Benz, Jannis Peter, Lukas Meiler, Alexander Konychev;

Presseservice Team Vorarlberg

(Copyright Photos Team Vorarlberg @Source)