2010 Giro d'Italia -
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
Mauro Da Dalto
In addition, in Lampre-Farnese Vini's staff there will be sport directors:
Brent Copeland and Fabrizio Bontempi
Two team doctors: doctor Beltemacchi and, in the second part
of the race, doctor
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
www.lampre-farnese.com tomorrow is a movie debuts introducing the
roster for the 'Corsa Rosa'.
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