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Team Novo Nordisk 2014 Tour of Hainan

Peron Finishes Outside Top 10 at Hainan Opener

Race: Tour of Hainan/ Stage 1 Start/Finish: Chengmai/Chengmai Distance: 85.4-kilometers Overview: On Monday, Team Novo Nordisk kicked off the Tour of Hainan with an 85.4-kilometer circuit race around Chengmai. All the Team Novo Nordisk riders were motivated and active at the front from the start. Nicolas Lefrançois and five other riders composed the day’s main…

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Inspiring Weekend of Racing in Japan

Race: Japan Cup/ Japan Cup Road Race Start/Finish: Utsunomiya Forest Park, JAPAN Distance: 151.3-kilometer Overview: Team Novo Nordisk, the world’s first all-diabetes pro cycling team, took on the 151.3-kilometer Japan Cup Road Race under sunny skies on Sunday. A four-man breakaway escaped on the first lap of the 11-lap course. The escapees built a gap…

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Team Novo Nordisk Kicks Off Japan Cup

Race: Japan Cup/ Japan Cup Criterium Race Start/Finish: Utsunomiya, JAPAN Distance: 35.7-kilometer Overview: On Saturday, Team Novo Nordisk kicked off the Japan Cup with a 35.7-kilometer criterium around the Utsunomiya city center. The 20-lap race started fast and never slowed down. Several Team Novo Nordisk riders were seen at the front fighting to get into…

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Team Novo Nordisk To Race in First Japan Cup

Team Novo Nordisk, the world’s first all-diabetes pro cycling team, makes its first appearance at the Japan Cup this weekend.  Team Novo Nordisk General Manager Vassili Davidenko said he is bringing a complete team including Kevin De Mesmaeker, Joe Eldridge, David Lozano, Javier Megias, and Charles Planet to take on the two single-day races. “We…

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Tour of Hainan – Stage 1

The world’s first all-diabetes pro cycling team got off to a good start in China’s Tour of Hainan with Nico Lefrançois riding in the day’s main break and Andrea Peron finishing just outside the top 10. (Photos: ©Anne Wu)

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Japan Cup – Road Race

The world’s first all-diabetes pro cycling team took on Sunday’s Japan Cup Road Race with Charles Planet finishing as the team’s best-placed rider for the second consecutive day. Following the race, Novo Nordisk Japan hosted an event where the Team Novo Nordisk riders had an inspiring talk with young Japanese children living with diabetes. (Photos: ©Sonoko TANAKA)

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Japan Cup – Criterium

Team Novo Nordisk kicked off the Japan Cup with a 35.7-km criterium around the Utsunomiya city center. The 20-lap race started fast and never slowed down. “I tried my best to get out front,” says Javier Megias, “but wasn’t able to. The pace was incredibly fast from the very start. I’m looking forward to the…

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Tour of Almaty

The Tour of Almaty was fast paced race from the start, but Lozano, Planet and Peron fought hard, hanging on to the front through several splits.

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