PezCycling News - What's Cool In Pro Cycling : Team Novo Nordisk with bad luck in the final: fall in Changsha rain

Now On Pez
Daily Distractions!
Tech N Spec
giro16st4-dumoulin-pink-920
Toolbox
Roma - Italy - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Fausto Coppi stockphoto BC - photo Cor Vos © 2013
Pez Videos
<iframe id="ytplayer" type="text/html" width="280" height="150" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Dh8lw8FoLRE?autoplay=0&wmode=opaque" frameborder="0"></iframe>
Readers' Rigs
jonathon_gianttcr
Features
London - England - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Nicole Cooke - Elizabeth Armistedt - Lucy Martin and Emma Pooley (GBR) pictured during road race elite women Olympic Games 2012 - foto Cor Vos ©2012 *** local caption *** 00906546
Travel
threepeaks16-1feature
PezShop
springsale16-feature-300
NewsWire
Houthalen - Helchteren - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Kopecky Lotte (Belgium / Lotto Soudal Ladies) - Kitchen Lauren (Australia / Hitec Products) Druyts Kelly (Belgium / Topsport Vlaanderen - Etixx) Tuslaite Daiva (Lithuania / INPA Bianchi) pictured during Trofee Maarten Wijnants in Houthalen Helchteren - photo Anton Vos/Cor Vos © 2016
Eurotrash
Arnhem - Netherlands - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - The Devol and Marcel Kittel (Germany / Team Etixx - Quick Step) pictured during stage 3 of th 99th Giro d'Italia 2016 from Nijmegen to Arnhem in the
NewsWire
Team Novo Nordisk with bad luck in the final: fall in Changsha rain
logonovonordisk Despite a strong presentation in Changsha’s rain, the second part of the Tour of China hasn’t started lucky for Team Nordisk. After a mass crash about 50 meters in front of the finish, in which the Dutch Martijn Verschoor also fell, the world’s first all-diabetes professional cycling team has to live without another top-ten placement. In spite of the heavy rain everything went well on this 124.2 km (77.2 m) long stage up to then. After the breakaways of the day were caught in time for the finish, preparations for the mass sprint were perfect. “But that is cycling. Good and bad luck are often very close to each other”, says Verschoor, who luckily wasn’t injured badly and who can continue the race tomorrow. Best Team Novo Nordisk rider in Changsha was David Lozano on place 48. Andrea Peron again had claimed his rights already in the first bonus sprint of the day and placed himself in an excellent position.

After a transfer the second stage of the Tour of China II will run through Yueyang’s hilly profile tomorrow. On this city course there is no mountain classification, therefore another sprint final can be expected. Just like the Tour of China 1, finished last Friday, the Tour of China II is an independent race with six stages, the end of which will be in Tianjin next Monday. But on Wednesday and Sunday another two transfer days with bus and plane are scheduled.

Lineup of Team Novo Nordisk for the Tour of China

There are racing riders from five nations the Tour of China for Team Novo Nordisk:

The lineup for China:
Kevin de Mesmaeker, BEL, 22
Joonas Henttala, FIN, 21
David Lozano Riba, ESP, 24
Javier Megias Leal, ESP, 29
Andrea Peron, ITA, 24
Martijn Verschoor, NED, 28.

toc

 

Pez Comments

Related Stories

Comments?