Team Novo Nordisk challenged by a very fast prologue at Tour of Slovakia

15 September 2021

Stephen Clancy (IRL)

“This is my first participation at Tour of Slovakia, and I am very happy to be here to show what’s possible with diabetes.”

“Today’s prologue was short but intense. It was a very flat course with a tricky u-turn halfway covered in cobblestones and tramlines. The pressure was high but I did my best and I’m quite satisfied with my result.”

“This is my first participation at Tour of Slovakia, and I am very happy to be here and look forward the the road stages to show what’s possible with diabetes.”

Sports Director, Massimo Podenzana (ITA)

“We expected a fast start today and we got it. With less than 1.6 kilometres to go, this prologue required full power from start to finish and there was no space for error.”

“The boys were very focused, and ready to give it all. It was good to see some of our guys among the fastest riders crossing the line in less than two minutes from the start.”

“It was a good warm up to tomorrow’s stage,which will be a tough one.”

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