CCC Sprandi Polkowice took 13th place in the UCI World Championships team time trial in Doha. The title went to Etixx-Quick Step.
The team time trial for professional squads has been part of the worlds since 2012. For CCC Sprandi Polkowice it was the fourth time competing in this event and was represented in Qatar by Victor de la Parte, Felix Grossschartner, Łukasz Owsian, Maciej Paterski, Nikolay Mihaylov and Branislau Samoilau.
The course was 40 kilometers long. The profile was completely flat, but what made racing so exhausting was high temperature.
The Polkowice-based team recorded the time of 46:58 (average speed 51,1km/h), 4:26 off the pace. Etixx-Quick Step finished the day with the best result – 42:32, beating BMC Racing and ORICA-BikeExchange.