Menikini Gysko Team Launch 2007
Italian team to contest major events
World Cups, one day classics and stage races on calendar
By : Alberto Rigamonti & Fabiano Ghilardi
There was elegance and glamour in the official presentation ceremony of the new Italian Team Menikini Gysko last week.
The highest profile new entry to the team is the Italian Champion Fabiana Luperini, one of the most famous Italian riders. The winner of 4 editions of the Tour of Italy and 3 editions of the Tour de France, wants to win her fifth Tour of Italy.
Other new entries in the team are the Spanish TT Champion, Eneritz Iturriaga from Top Girls Fassa Bortolo, the ex-Danish Champion, Dorte Lohse Rasmussen and the speedy Australian, Rochelle Gilmore, who joins compatriot, Olivia Gollan, who is in her second year with the team.
Marina Romoli, silver medalist in the Junior World Championships 2006, and Carmela Maria Massaro will represent the young hopes.
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