Peron sprints to third on stage one in Mirabelle


Italian sprinter Andrea Peron came within a whisker of his second victory for Team Novo Nordisk, sprinting to third on today’s 160km opening stage of Tour de la Mirabelle after a close fought finale in France. Head sports director Massimo Podenzana: “Very good teamwork from the guys in the final today and it’s great to…

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Rund um Köln splits on first climb and Peron hangs on

Despite not feeling great before, the start 34-year-old Italian Andrea Peron went deep for Team Novo Nordisk on the unforgiving terrain of Rund um Köln to finish close behind the lead group. Sports Director Gennady Mikhaylov: “Bora split the race really early, they went hard on the first steep climb and the group was in pieces. Andrea and Hamish both did…

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Team Novo Nordisk set to make first appearance at Rund um Köln

The world’s first all diabetes professional cycling team head to Cologne this weekend for their first appearance at the second oldest race in Germany, the one-day classic Rund um Köln. Back-to-back top ten finishes on stages one and two and three breakaway’s at the recent Tour de Hongrie bodes well for team form and with…

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Kusztor hits home climbs on Queen Stage in Hungary


Team Novo Nordisk hit the front again on todays Queen stage at the Tour de Hongrie with 20 year old Matyas Kopecky stepped up in the breakaway after fatigue set in for teammate Filippo Ridolfo and the chances of retaining the climbers jersey slipped away. Head sports director Massimo Podenzana: “We knew it may happen…

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Ridolfo into climbers jersey in Hungary after stellar breakaway ride

Italian second-year professional Filippo Ridolfo took the Tour de Hongrie by the scruff of the neck on stage three as the Team Novo Nordisk rider jumped into the breakaway for the second day running and into the climbers jersey. Head sports director, Massimo Podenzana: “The guys did a brilliant job today, after yesterday’s efforts by…

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Kopecky 10th & Ridolfo in the break on wet stage two in Hungary

A wet and crash-marred second stage at the Tour de Hongrie saw the next generation of Team Novo Nordisk stars take center stage with Filippo Ridolfo driving the breakaway and Matyas Kopecky sprinting to another top ten. Head sports director, Massimo Podenzana: “Another good day for the team today, it was certainly eventful and the…

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