“I'm not surprised by my good race - said Andrey Zeiss at the finish line in Zakopane - I’m well prepared and I want to give my best in the latter stages."
"It 's been very hard pedaling for six hours in the rain and an almost autumnal temperature, but I hope to do well tomorrow in the queen stage of this Tour de Pologne".
Zeits finished seventh at 5 minutes and 12” from the winner and new GC leader the Belgian Tim Wellens. It has been a stage heavily influenced by the bad weather that forced him to retire about 90 riders including some athletes of Team.
"Because of the cold - said Dario Cataldo came in eleventh place - it was difficult to ride the bike, it was really a tough day, but in the end I'm satisfied with my result."
Tomorrow, the sixth stage that runs on the Bukovina circuit (about 200 km) with two first category climbs to be repeated five times.