After absolutely recovering from COVID-19, Nairo Quintana will lastly be becoming a member of his teammates (Arkéa-Samsic) on the Tour De La Provence. This is identical race that the Colombian dominated again in 2022, he had an unprecedented lead.
Nairo recovered from the coronavirus absolutely final month and has now expressed that he can lastly race once more along with his group. What higher alternative than the Tour De La Provence? He conquered the race until Chalet Reynard, and hopes are excessive that he do the identical once more!
This time the tour goes to be completely different than the final time, though it nonetheless comprises a 17.7km ascent, good for the Colombian climber. We all know that the Ventoux won’t be featured however the route will nonetheless be thrilling as ever.
Throughout a group press launch, Quintana mentioned,
I’m motivated by the concept of coming again to this competitors and with the ability to play a giant position once more.
My bodily situation is sweet, I began coaching once more after contracting the Covid a number of weeks in the past, and little by little I’ve been placing in additional work.
If the chance arises to play a giant position on this race, as I mentioned, I’ll do every thing to grab it. I don’t know the Montagne de Lure very nicely, however a few of my teammates have already spoken to me about it, they’ve described the traits of this climb. I hope that I shall be in good bodily situation for this competitors and that I can combat with the most effective riders and thus obtain a great total classification.
The 2022 season is wanting very formidable for Arkéa-Samsic, they even began the season with an enormous win within the GP la Marseillaise by the gifted Amaury Capiot. These wins and the group spirit have definitely motivated Yvon Ledanois, the group’s Sport’s Director.
Yvon Ledanois said,
Clearly, the Tour de la Provence evokes lovely latest recollections for the Arkéa-Samsic group with two of our leaders. This race, as in 2020, will kick off Nairo Quintana’s season, however with a unique route than in earlier editions, and the end on the high of the Montagne de Lure which is completely different from the Mont Ventoux as much as the Chalet Reynard.
We’re going to this Tour de la Provence with ambitions and like each time we compete with the need to do nicely and carry out.
The Tour De La Provence holds numerous expectations for Crew Arkéa-Samsic, because it begins on Thursday, we can’t be extra excited for it. There’s a lot in retailer Nairo Quintana, we all know that he shall be bursting with wonderful efficiency, thrilling occasions are definitely forward.
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