The Polish woman is second in the fourth stage of the Tourgia
Marta Lach of the Ceratizit-WNT group finished second in the fourth stage of the cycling race around Thuringia, with a start and finish in Gotha. The pole was eventually passed by Dutch escape mate Lonneke Uneken (SD Worx).
Dutch race leader Mischa Bredewald (SD Works) finished the stage in a group of a dozen or so losing 21 seconds.
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In the general classification, Bredewald is ten seconds ahead of two club friends – compatriot Lorena Wipes and Belgian Lotte Kopecky. Lash rose from 27th to sixth and is 41 seconds behind the leader.
The six-stage race ends on Sunday in Mühlhausen. A year earlier, Latsch had finished second in the Thuringia Championship.