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2010 Giro d'Italia - Lampre/Farnese Vini Squad
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Date: 5/4/2010
2010 Giro d'Italia - Lampre/Farnese Vini Squad

2010 Giro d'Italia - Lampre/Farnese Vini Squad
The Blue & Fucsia team announce an experienced team that boasts a tradition of stage wins and victories in the first grand tour of 2010 -  the 93rd edition of the Corsa Rosa...  'Gibo' Returns!

Lampre-Farnese Vini is ready for Giro d'Italia 2010.

The technical staff of blue-fucsia team selected the nine cyclists that will take part in the Pink Race:

93rd Giro d'Italia
Lampre/Farnese Vini Team

Damiano Cunego
Alessandro Petacchi
Gilberto Simoni
Matteo Bono
Danilo Hondo
David Loosli
Marco Marzano
Daniele Righi
Alessandro Spezialetti

Mauro Da Dalto
Mirco Lorenzetto

Team Staff:
In addition, in Lampre-Farnese Vini's staff there will be sport directors: Brent Copeland and Fabrizio Bontempi

Antonio Biron
Johnny Carminati
Alessandro Gaia
Enrico Pengo)

Omar Bertolone
Alessandro Capelli
Paolo Chiesa
Umberto Inselvini
Massimiliano Napolitano

Two team doctors: doctor Beltemacchi and, in the second part of the race, doctor Guardascione.

Driver: Ezio Bozzolo

Press Officers: Andrea Appiani and Carlo Saronni

In addition in addition to teams General Manager, Giuseppe Saronni; the team is supported by it's sponsors.

Squad Statistics Lampre-Farnese Vini in Giro 2010:

  • The oldest cyclist will be Simoni (38 years old) and he'll be the blue-fucsia riders that has covered the most editions of the Corsa Rosa (13 editions)
  • The team boasts two Giro d'Italia winners: Gilberto Simoni (2001 & 2003) and Damiano Cunego (2004. Team Manager Giuseppe Saronni is also a two time Giro winner (1979 & 1983)
  • Youngest one will be Bono (26 years old)
  • Average age of the team is: 32.3 years. No riders will debut in the Pink Race for Lampre-Farnese Vini's cyclists.
  • The tallest athlete in Saronni's team will be Hondo (186 cm) while the shortest is Damiano Cunego (169 cm): average height of 177,2 cm;
  • Hondo will be also the heaviest rider at 75 kg, while Marco Marzano is only 58 kg, for an average team weight of 66 kg.

Team Composition (Countries)
he team represents 3 Nations (Italy, Germany with Hondo and Switzerland with Loosli) and 6 Italian regions: Cunego is from Veneto, Bono and Marzano are from Lombardia, Righi is from Tuscany, Simoni is from Trentino-Alto Adige, Petacchi is from Liguria and Spezialetti is from Abruzzo.

In addition, there is also one South-African: Sport director Brent Copeland.

Four blue-fucsia cyclists have won at least one stage in Giro d'Italia: Cunego, Petacchi, Hondo and Simoni.

"Good Legs" Gibo!

Lampre-Farnese Live Video Online
Fans will be able to follow the team with videos from the race - Live during Giro d'Italia to show the feelings of the team  thanks to the videos that will be uploaded on website  tomorrow is a movie debuts introducing the roster for the 'Corsa Rosa'. 

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