„Riders in Orange” will be defending the title in the Polish Championship in Duo and Team Trial, which will be held in Opatówek and Godziesze Wielkie.
Last year’s championship was very successful for us. We would like to not only repeat the number of medals that we have won, but even exceed it, since we are sending strong U23 team. We have selected two ITT medalists from Polish championship – Patryk Stosz and Michał Paluta, who was racing in world championship road race in Richmond. In elite category all of our last year’s medalists, will fight for the podium this season as well – Piotr Wadecki, team’s sporting director, said.
Therefore CCC Sprandi Polkowice will be represented by Adrian Kurek, Tomasz Kiendyś, Mateusz Taciak, Jarosław Marycz and Piotr Brożyna, Eryk Latoń, Michał Paluta, Patryk Stosz.
Duo time trial will be played out on October 2nd in Opatówek, on a 30,2-kilometer course, and the team time trial around Godziesze Wielkie, on October 4th. It will be 58 kilometers long.
Last season “riders in orange” claimed the title both in team and duo (Kurek-Kiendyś) time trial. Additionally Taciak-Marycz took bronze.
In 2015 the Polkowice-based team has taken two podium spots in the TTT. The team won the stage in Coppi e Bartali, where it defeated Team Sky and finished 3rd on a stage of Czech Cycling Tour. 9-man squad was also competing against the best, UCI WorldTour teams in Giro d’Italia, where they set 15th best time.
Lineup for Duo and Team Time Trial (2-4.10): Adrian Kurek&Tomasz Kiendyś, Mateusz Taciak & Jarosław Marycz, U23 – Piotr Brożyna&Eryk Latoń, Michał Paluta&Patryk Stosz