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Belgians attack, but Preidler wins sixth stage in Poland

Georg Preidler (Groupama-FDJ) has Thursday the sixth stage in the Tour of Poland (WorldTour) won. After 129 kilometres from Zakopane to Bukovina Resort showed the 28-year-old Austrian in a sprint of ten the German, Emanuel Buchmann and Pole Michal Kwiatkowski behind. Dylan Teuns finished fifth, Laurens De Plus and eighth.

Thanks to the time bonuses reinforced Kwiatkowski (Sky) his leadership position. The 28-year-old Pool now has 16 seconds for Teuns, the winner of last year. The New Zealander George Bennett on 24 seconds, third.

For Preidler is the fourth profzege, after being engaged three times (2015, 2017, and 2018) to Austrian time-trial champion crowned. The 75th Tour of Poland ends Friday with a 136-kilometer ride from Bukovina Resort to Bukowina Tatrzanska. Along the way, there are six climbs of the first category on the program and also the arrival is uphill.

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