Wrong turn costs sole Azerbaijan rider at European Games time trial, as Kiryienka wins

Host nation Azerbaijan's only entrant in the first European Games time trial veered off the course on a wrong turn and failed to finish the event as Vasil Kiryienka took gold

Vasil Kiryienka in the Elite Mens TT at the 2014 World Road Championships

(Image credit: Watson)

Azerbaijan's only entrant into Thursday's European Games elite men's time trial didn't quite deliver for his country in their home games, as he drifted off the course and failed to finish.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

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