Absa Cape Epic
Another podium Włoszczowska - Lüthi duo


Maja Włoszczowska and Ariane Lüthi took the third position on the 6 th stage of the Absa Cape Epic. Kross-Spur duo is just a step ahead to achieve third place in the general classification.

After queens stage on Friday, organisers prepared easier one for riders on Saturday, with the start and the finish point in the Stellenbosch. The distance to cover was significaly shorter (89 kilometrers) then the fifth stage, but difficult weather conditions (over 35 degrees) made, that differences between  teams were really significant.

In those weather conditions Kross-Spur Racing Ladies did very well. Włoszczowska, who experienced serious medical problems on Fiday, with her teammate, Ariane Lüthi took 3rd PLace and extended their marging in the general classification over the fourth team, Jennie Stenerhag and Mariske Strauss (Silverback-Fairtree to over 27 minutes.

The battle for the stage winning is continued by Sergio Mantecón and Ondřej Cink. On Saturday they were not able to get the stage (finished AS 19th), but the final one should suits them well.