TNN Set For First Spring Classic at Milan-San Remo

By teamnovonordisk

Race: Milan-San Remo

Country: Italy

Total Distance: 291 kilometers

Race Class: WT

Team Novo Nordisk returns to the prestigious Milan-San Remo on Saturday, March 17th. Milan-San Remo, also known as La Classica Primavera, is the longest one-day race on the UCI calendar and this year’s edition serves as Team Novo Nordisk’s fourth consecutive appearance. In 2015 and 2016, Team Novo Nordisk’s Andrea Peron rode in the main breakaway while in 2017 and after a last-minute call-up to replace Peron, fellow Italian Umberto Poli made the break.

“Confidence and previous experience at Milan-San Remo is a key part of our strategy going into this year’s race,” Team Novo Nordisk Senior Vice President of Athletics Vassili Davidenko said. “It is always a huge honor to be selected as a wildcard team and we want to maximize the opportunity, display our gratitude to RCS, and show the world what is possible when racing with diabetes.”

The first and oldest of the five Monuments, Milan-San Remo is known for its sheer unpredictability. Referred to as the Sprinter’s Classic due to its primarily flat course, the course features two notable climbs, the Cipressa and Poggio, situated late in the race. They typically prove to be decisive and reduce the peloton down …read more

Via:: Team Novo Nordisk