Slovak Polc second in Mexico, won Citydownhill World Tour series

SLOVAK Filip Polc is among the top cyclists in the city downhill category, he was victorious in the Citydownhill World Tour last year and also in 2015.

Polc races in Bratislava, illustrative stock photo.Polc races in Bratislava, illustrative stock photo. (Source: Sme)

In the November 21 race in Taxco, Mexico, Polc – aged 33, from the town of Pezinok near Bratislava – placed second, beaten only by Brazilian Bernardo Cruz who was faster in both rides calculated. Matt Walker of New Zealand was third, and Czech Tomáš Slavík fourth, the Sme daily informed on its website.

Polc’s biggest competitor in the overall tour, German Johannes Fischbach, did not ride in Taxco.

Citydownhill World Tour 2015 – 5th round: Taxco, Mexico, November 21: 1. Bernardo Cruz, Brazil (1:46,38 min); 2. Filip Polc, Slovakia (1:46,94 min); 3. Matt Walker, New Zealand (1:47,76 min). 

 

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

Curfew and closed schools. Slovakia goes into a mild lockdown this weekend

Nationwide testing will follow, accompanied by another curfew.

Nationwide testing - an ambitious plan with an uncertain result

Antigen tests to be used work on patients with symptoms.

Police arrest top special prosecutor, suspected of helping a mafia group

Dušan Kováčik is known for not filing any criminal lawsuits.

State prepared an €100-million injection for tourism

The sector hit hard by the coronavirus crisis should see money at the end of this year.

Illustrative stock photo