Czech Tour: Orange squad with 2nd in TTT

CCC Sprandi Polkowice claimed 2nd place in team time trial, stage 1 of Czech Cycling Tour.

 Info: August 9h, Uničov – Uničov, 18,2km (TTT)

Course: flat

CCC Sprandi Polkowice kicked off the race with 7-man lineup. It included two TT specialists, Adrian Kurek and Mateusz Taciak, as well as Paweł Bernas, Leszek Pluciński, Patryk Stosz, Kamil Małecki and racing on his home turf, Frantisek Sisr.

They put on a great performance, covering the 18,2km course in 19 minutes and 46 seconds. They beat all teams, but one, World Tour Bora – hansgrohe, which went 13 seconds faster.

Christoph Pfingsten is the first GC leader and CCC Sprandi Polowice hold six spots in top 10. In addition, Patryk Stosz will wear the KOM jersey, while Frantisek Sisr leads the Best Czech Rider classification.