Team Novo Nordisk Opens 2018 Season at Dubai Tour

By teamnovonordisk

Race: Dubai Tour (February 6-10, 2018)

Country: United Arab Emirates

Total Distance: 841 kilometers

Race Class: 2.HC

Team Novo Nordisk is taking a balanced squad of sprinters and climbers to its fourth appearance at the Dubai Tour when the five-day race kicks off on Tuesday, February 6th.

“This is our fourth time racing at the Dubai Tour, and we decided to switch up our typical race calendar to make our season debut at the UAE race,” Team Novo Nordisk Senior Vice President of Athletics Vassili Davidenko said. “Dubai Tour is always a good race for the team with its fairly flat parcours and remarkable organization. Over the years, we’ve earned top 10 finishes and featured in many breakaways, and we are heading into this year’s race with the same ambitions to race aggressively, make breakaways and earn our best finishes against some of the top sprinters in the world.”

Following a 15-day training camp in Altea, Spain, Team Novo Nordisk heads to Dubai with an seven-man squad featuring Mehdi Benhamouda (FRA), Brian Kamstra (NED), Andrea Peron (ITA), Charles Planet (FRA), Umberto Poli (ITA), Quentin Valognes (FRA) and Chris Williams (AUS). The sprinters include Benhamouda, Peron, and neo-pro Valognes; Benhamouda and Kamstra are making their Dubai Tour …read more

Via:: Team Novo Nordisk