Michal Kwiatkowski: Cycling's next big star

Polish talent Michal Kwiatkowski tipped for a bright future in the professional peloton

Michal Kwiatkowski wins, Trofeo Serra de Tramuntana Deià-Lluc 2014

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Peter Sagan (Cannondale) dominates the headlines but another star is rising. Michal Kwiatkowski (Omega Pharma-Quick Step), also part of the 1990 class and winner at the Challenge Mallorca on Tuesday, looks just as potent.

"They are two great riders," Omega sports director, Davide Bramati told Cycling Weekly. "They've been facing each other since they were young, and I hope that Michal's one of the best riders in the next years with Peter."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.