2011 Tour of Poland

On July 31, 2011 Pruszków start in the Tour of Poland. This seven-day stage race is part of the World Tour.

History

Tour of Poland is a stage race with a long history. The first edition was organized in 1928 by the Polish sports newspaper Przeglad Sportowy and a bicycle club in Warsaw.
After World War II, the race was revived in the Polish Cycling Federation, in cooperation with a group of journalists and newspaper publishers Czytelnik.
Since the Communist regime officially allowed only amateur, was for decades no pros competing in the Tour of Poland. This changed after the fall of the Iron Curtain.

Czeslaw Lang

Since 1993, Czeslaw Lang is the organizer of the competition. Over the years, he managed to make the Tour of Poland the key rate in Eastern Europe. In 2005 the race was part of the ProTour and now the price is included in the World Tour.
Czeslaw Lang used incidentally himself a successful driver. In 1980 he won the Tour of Poland.
The same year he won the silver medal in the Olympic road race in Moscow, won by the untouchable Sergei Sukhoruchenkov

Participants in 2011

All world teams participate in this round. There are wild cards awarded to the Dutch Skil-Shimano, the Italian De Rosa, CCC Polsat Polkowice, Poland and the Polish national elections

Course In 2011

Palmares

Three riders have managed three times to win the Tour of Poland:
Marian Wieckowski Andrzej Mierzejewski and Dariusz Baranowski.
For today’s cycling enthusiasts Baranowski is the most famous of the three. For example, he rode for Banesto, Liberty Seguros and US Postal.
He is currently 39 years old, but he is still active as a cyclist.
In July 2011 Baranowski won a stage in the Czech Cycling Tour and it was the second in the final standings.

Gallery

2011 Tour of Poland Stage 3 LIVE

2011 Tour of Poland Stage 3 LIVE

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2011 Tour of Poland Stage 6 LIVE

2011 Tour of Poland Stage 6 LIVE

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2011 Tour of Poland Stage 2 LIVE

2011 Tour of Poland Stage 2 LIVE

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2011 Tour of Poland results, stage 5 – VeloNews.com

2011 Tour of Poland results, stage 5 – VeloNews.com

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2011 Tour of Poland Stage 4 LIVE

2011 Tour of Poland Stage 4 LIVE

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2011 Tour of Poland Live Video, Stage Details, Results …

2011 Tour of Poland Live Video, Stage Details, Results ...

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Sagan takes charge of Polish tour with stage win …

Sagan takes charge of Polish tour with stage win ...

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2011 Tour of Poland Stage 5 LIVE

2011 Tour of Poland Stage 5 LIVE

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2011 Tour of Poland Live Video, Stage Details, Results …

2011 Tour of Poland Live Video, Stage Details, Results ...

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Sagan takes charge of Polish tour with stage win …

Sagan takes charge of Polish tour with stage win ...

Source: velonews.competitor.com

2011 Tour of Poland Live Video, Stage Details, Results …

2011 Tour of Poland Live Video, Stage Details, Results ...

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2011 Tour of Poland Live Video, Stage Details, Results …

2011 Tour of Poland Live Video, Stage Details, Results ...

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2011 Tour of Poland Stage 7 LIVE

2011 Tour of Poland Stage 7 LIVE

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2011 Tour of Poland Live Video, Stage Details, Results …

2011 Tour of Poland Live Video, Stage Details, Results ...

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Romain Feillu Stock-Fotos und Bilder

Romain Feillu Stock-Fotos und Bilder

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2011 Tour of Poland Stage 6 LIVE

2011 Tour of Poland Stage 6 LIVE

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2011 Tour of Poland Live Video, Stage Details, Results …

2011 Tour of Poland Live Video, Stage Details, Results ...

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Cycling : Tour of Poland 2011 / Stage 5 Pictures

Cycling : Tour of Poland 2011 / Stage 5 Pictures

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Sagan takes charge of Polish tour with stage win …

Sagan takes charge of Polish tour with stage win ...

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2011 in Polish sport

2011 in Polish sport

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