Campenaerts swaps Rwanda camp for altitude tent

Team Qhubeka Assos rider Belgiums Victor Campenaerts celebrates winning the 15th stage of the Giro dItalia 2021 cycling race 147km between Grado and Gorizia on May 23 2021 Photo by Marco ALPOZZI POOL AFP Photo by MARCO ALPOZZIPOOLAFP via Getty Images
Campenaerts is no stranger to altitude tents (Image credit: Getty Images)

The latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is already inflicting its disruptions on pro cyclists, with three Lotto Soudal riders forced to swap high-altitude Rwandan air for a tent-based simulation. 

Victor Campenaerts has made several forays to Africa for altitude training in recent years, notably heading to Namibia to prepare for his successful 2019 UCI Hour Record Attempt. 

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