photo #5 July 29 cycling UK 126x190 Early Setback for Powerful British Cycling Team By GREG BISHOP July 28, 2012 Britain’s Mark Cavendish was seen as a favorite in the Olympic men’s road race, but he faded to 28th. Alexandr Vinokurov of Kazakhstan won the gold.
Head coach Tony Hand adamant Britain will learn from Kazakhstan defeat | Team GB. Hand’s troops were bidding to reach the Winter Games for the first time since St Moritz 1948 in Riga after winning the pre-Olympic qualifying tournament in Japan back in November. However, as the lowest ranked side in a four-team group with hosts Latvia, France and Kazakhstan and only the winner reaching Sochi 2014, Hand knew the size of the task he asked the team to do.
Best of Sochi - Day 1
Members of Kazakhstan's speedskating team practice at the Adler Arena ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Is...
London 2012: Team GB misses out on cycling medal
Alexandre Vinokourov of Kazakhstan winning the men's road race
Albertville, 1992 Unified Team flag bearer Valery Medvedtsev leading the delegation consisting of Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Uzbekistan, and Armenia during athlete procession at Theatre des Ceremonies.
<<Aliya Yusupova (Kazakhstan), born in 1984. Played for the national team of Kazakhstan, represented artistic gymnastics individual exercises. Participant two summer Olympics in Athens and Beijing # 2001>>
Greece's Ioannis Fountoulis controls the ball during the men's preliminary round Group A water polo match against Kazakhstan at the London 2012 Olympic Game