The Visegrad Group (V4) is an informal, regional form of cooperation comprising four Central-European countries – Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. The Visegrad states are united not only through their common neighbourhood and similar geopolitical situation, but also through their joint history, traditions, culture and values.
Greatest successes of Czesław Lang:
- Olympic Vice Champion in the mass start race (in 1980)
- World Vice Champion in the team race at 100 kilometres (in 1979)
- Bronze Medal in the World Championships team race at 100 kilometres (in 1977)
- Tour de Pologne Winner (in 1980)
- Settimana Ciclistica Lombarda Winner (in 1980)
- Prologue Tirreno-Adriatico Winner (in 1983)
Tour de Pologne and its director, Czesław Lang, have received multiple awards from prestigious bodies:
- TdP received the “Best Sport Event of The Year” title in Poland in 1995, 1996, 2004, and 2008.
- In 1997 director Czesław Lang (Lang Team) received a Champion statuette for the promotion of Polish sport.
- In 1997, Czesław Lang received the title of “Sports Manager of 1997” from the Competition Board of the Polish Corporation of Sports Managers.