Planet brings home the 7th place at the Circuito de Getxo

By teamnovonordisk

Date: August 2, 2020

Race: Circuito de Getxo-Memorial Hermanos Otxoa

Start/Finish: Getxo/Getxo, Spain

Distance: 177 kilometers

Charles Planet (FRA)

Today, we restarted the 2020 season and I was really excited. After so many months and with all the training I did at home, most of it indoors because of lockdown, I was ready to race.

The circuit here is beautiful, but very technical, up and down the whole way. The rain made it really hard, definitely not the best weather conditions.

As a team, we were very active at the beginning to be in the breakaways. Then we stayed all together in the bunch trying to keep a good position until the key moment in the circuit.

At the end, it was all about elimination: with two laps to go, there were several attacks and the pace increased. I stayed in the front with three of my teammates. The last climb was very important and I gave everything there to achieve …read more

Via:: Team Novo Nordisk