Tour de Hongrie concludes with Kekesteto Queen Stage

Peter Kuzstor Team Novo Nordisk

The classic Tour de Hongrie Queen Stage closed out the 43rd edition of the race, climaxing atop the Kekesteto climb with former Hungarian national champion Peter Kusztor’s first home for Team Novo Nordisk, buoyed by the cheers of the home crowds. Peter Kusztor: “As always I’ve really enjoyed racing at home and showing off the…

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Top 20 for Peron and Team Novo Nordisk in Hungary

The clouds parted and the sun reappeared for today’s fourth stage of the Tour de Hongrie as the peloton sat calmly behind the breakaway quartet over the undulating parcours before the sprint unfolded in Kazincbarcika with Andrea Peron placing in the top 20 on the slightly uphill finish. Andrea Peron: “It was almost too steady…

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Wet and filthy stage three in Hungary brings out the TNN train

The rain came down across northeastern Hungary on stage three of the Tour de Hongrie with Team Novo Nordisk shaking off the raindrops over the closing kilometers to provide sprinter Andrea Peron with an almost perfect lead out train into the final. Almost perfect. Almost because of an untimely and unfortunate mechanical with 300m to…

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Kusztor king of the breakaway on stage two in Hungary

Hometown hero Peter Kusztor got his wish on today’s second stage of the Tour deHongrie as the former Hungarian road champion attacked early to join the second andmain breakaway of the day.Team Novo Nordisk went into the stage with a plan and despite the windy conditionswere able to execute phase one with the 37-year-old digging…

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Tour de Hongrie opens with blazing sunshine and a hectic sprint

The 43rd Tour de Hongrie began with rising temperatures on stage one and Team Novo Nordisk focused on keeping tempo behind the early breakaway and the subsequent bunch sprint in downtown Szekesfehervar with Italian Andrea Peron 15th and already looking for better on tomorrow’s stage two. Andrea Peron: “It was a hectic sprint today, partly…

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Team Novo Nordisk go into Tour of Hungary on a high

team novo nordisk peter kusztor

A great week of racing in Greece sets the world’s first all diabetes professional cycling team up well going into the 43rd edition of the Tour de Hongrie with sprinter Andrea Peron and Catalan climber David Lozano both in form and hungry for more results. Peron achieved the team’s third podium of the year when…

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Lozano digs deep on last stage in Greece

Spanish climber David Lozano went deep on the mountainous final stage of the International Tour of Hellas to finish in the top 20 and climb up to 13th overall. A great week of racing saw a fantastic team performance from Team Novo Nordisk that included a second and fourth place for Italian sprinter Andrea Peron,…

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Late move decides stage three of Tour of Hellas

Knowing something may happen and being in a position to prevent it is often not as simple as it sounds. That much can be said for the third stage of the International Tour of Hellas as a group of 17 riders attacked on the final climb and held off the chasing pack to contest the…

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Peron second on stage two sprint in the shadow of Delfi

Whether it was the history of the ancient terrain that lays beneath the roads, or the mythical energy that surrounds the coast bellow the stunning hills of Delphi and the ruins of the famous Oracle that once dwelled there. Sought out by heroes to foretell of great deeds yet to come. But one things for…

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