The Belarusian underwent treatment in March for a cardiac anomaly but worked diligently to make a racing comeback at the Tour de Romandie at the end of April – the team’s first race as Team INEOS.
The 2015 world time trial champion completed an impressive return to the peloton by winning gold on home roads at the European Games time trial, in addition to riding the Vuelta a Espana.
On his new deal, Kiryienka confirmed: “I am very happy to have signed a contract for another year. Having spent the last seven seasons in an international team led by Sir Dave Brailsford, I have gained invaluable life experience.
“I have been lucky to learn the habits and lifestyles of people from all over the world, and it is a pleasure to share a hotel room and work with them. The leaders in this team have the ability to unite people of different backgrounds and characters to achieve one common goal. This always helps me to go out there and give my maximum.