The Tour de Pologne came to a conclusion on Friday in Bukowina Tatrzańska with hometown favourite Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Sky) holding on for overall victory. Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) put up a valiant final day’s effort to try and snatch victory but despite soloing to an impressive win, wasn’t able to claw back enough time. For our team, the tough conditions saw Ben O’Connor our best finisher and a pleasing effort as he continues his comeback following his crash in the closing stages of the Giro d’Italia earlier in the year. Ben O’Connor – Rider The final day here was mighty difficult and technical – due.

Merhawi Kudus produced another strong finish, thanks to excellent teamwork, to finish 5th on stage four of the Vuelta a Burgos, behind stage-winner Carlos Barbero (Movistar). Marco Tizza (Nippo-Fantini) was second and Nicola Bagioli (Nippo-Fantini) was third. While Kudus’performance sees him retain his third place in the GC competition. Today was another good day for our team with Johann van Zyl positinioning Kudus with 2km to go and Amanuel Gebreighzhbier took up the baton to deliver him to the 1km mark. A crash within 2km of the finish saw a number of riders held up and out of contention but Kudus stayed out of the.