Alan Riou winner on the Classic 44

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Alan Riou winner on the Classic 44
Published on 2021-10-05 10:43:39

Alan Riou won his first professional victory, winning the Classic 44 !

Alan riou
"It's a deliverance! I know I've been in good shape for two months and I knew I was close to winning, it feels really good to come through.

This is my first professional victory. I was disappointed after my second place in the Tour de Bretagne, but today the plan has worked and I am very happy.

In the sprint, I knew the last mile brought speed.

I know I'm quick in the sprint and in a small group I often have my chances.

When Godon started his effort on the right, I gave everything I could on my own and it worked. I'm glad the team trusted me.

We have great leaders at Arkéa-Samsic, when you have to work for them I do it 100% and today it was my turn.

It proves that I can also be successful when given my chance. It's great to make it happen. I missed getting so many notifications on my cell phone after the race (laughs). "

Yvon Ledanois
“It's great, Alan's victory is really nice. It was a race marked by complicated weather conditions.

Anthony Delaplace played a key role tactically as there were two of them up front with Alan in a very small squad.

With the speed that Alan has, you had to believe in his chances. He played perfectly.

I'm happy that Alan wins because most of the time he's a teammate and today he played his card and won: that's great.

Despite the conditions ... proof that when times are tough, only the tough guys get away with it. "

Arkea Samsic
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