Stage 4 was another breath-taking finish. (Getty Images)Vladimir Karpets ranked #85 in today's stage of the Tour de France. He completed the ride in 03:34:55. The stage ended in a hotly contested sprint and was won by Alessandro Petacchi. After Stage 4, Vladimir Karpets is now ranked #34 in the overall general classification. His current GC time is 18:32:00 and he has a total gap of 00:03:05 from the yellow jersey. Vladimir Karpets is riding for Katusha. Tomorrow kicks off stage 5...Read Full Story
Vladimir Karpets is riding for Team Katusha in the 2010 Tour de France. The team is managed by Andrei Tchmil. Team Katusha will face stiff competition from Astana (with overall favorite Alberto Contador) and Radioshack (with famed Tour vet Lance Armstrong). Radioshack rider Lance Armstrong has announced that this will be his last year in the Tour de France. Armstrong is by far the most famous of all riders in the tour. However, Lance will turn 39 later this year and he realizes that the...Read Full Story
Vladimir Karpets (born September 20) is a Russian professional cyclist who competes in a variety of international races, including the Tour de France. Find videos, pics and articles on Vladimir Karpets here.