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Maja Włoszczowska and Bartłomiej Wawak from KROSS ORLEN Cycling Team reached podiums in the first 2021 races

Maja Włoszczowska and Bartłomiej Wawak from KROSS ORLEN Cycling Team reached podiums in the first 2021 races

Datum: 16.3. 2021

Great disposition of Polish riders and first high places during the mountain cycling competition organized last weekend. Maja Włoszczowska, in her first start this season, reached the second place during the UCI C2 race in the Spanish Valladolid. Bartłomiej Wawak raced three times, from Thursday to Sunday, on routes in Turkey, and in each race he achieved the second place, losing by the length of a bicycle or a few seconds with the representative of France.

Yesterday, in Spain, during the UCI C2 GP Ciudad De Valladolid race Maja Włoszczowska started her Olympic season. KROSS ORLEN Cycling Team rider reached the 2nd place, giving way only to Loana Lecomte from France. The third place was taken by Rocio del Alba Garcia, a representative of Spain.

Bartłomiej Wawak during his starts as a member of national team reached the 2nd place both in Saturday's UCI C2 Justiniano MTB Cup race and in Sunday's start during the UCI C1 Avocado Alanya MTB Cup race. On Thursday Wawak participated in his first start this season, reaching 2nd place in the Karaburun MTB Cup race in Turkey. Concluding, in 3 starts this season, he reached the 2nd place each time. 

- A very good weekend and 4 races are already behind us. During this time our riders reached  podium places which gives us incredibly satisfying start of season 2021. The riders' disposition is very good and I hope that everything will go according to our plans and we will soon enjoy the victories - said Kornel Osicki, KROSS ORLEN Cycling Team Manager

The season that has just started will be full of challenges. The most important of all - preparation and start in the Olympic Games scheduled for this summer. KROSS ORLEN Cycling Team, present on bicycle routes for over a decade, is one of the top cycling teams in the world. The team finished last season in the second position in the UCI MTB World ranking. The Team consists of the elite of world’s mountain biking competitors, sponsored by the Polish bicycle manufacturer KROSS and PKN ORLEN. The whole team enters the new season with great ambitions and a hunger for further victories.