23 March 2018
BIG TARGETS AT THE GENT - WEVELGEM
The big one.day Classic race will take place this sunday, and it opens the week of the Tour of Flanders, one of the most prestigious races of the whole UCI Calendar. The Alè - Cipollini confirmed itself as the strongest UCI Italian Elite Women Cycling Team and the squad that has been protagonists yesterday at the Driedaagse Brugge - De Panne, ended with the second place by Chloe Hosking and the Intermediate Sprint Classification won by Romy Kasper, in the breakaway of the day.
The Gent - Wevelgem Women Elite, fifth stage of the Women’s World Tour, has a route of 143 kms and the two laps of the circuit including the cobblestoned climbs Banneberg, Kemmelberg and Monteberg are it’s main part, close to the border with France.
“It’s a big occasion” - affirmed the Team Manager Fortunato Lacquaniti - “To come closer to the top of the Women’s World Tour, a fundamental moment for the Italian Cycling movement. which since a long time hasn’t had such a strong female team, and now we can represent Italy at the top of professionality, results and competitivity. We want to win!”
LINE-UP GENT - WEVELGEM UCI WWT:
Chloe HOSKING (Australia)
Marta BASTIANELLI (Italy)
Soraya PALADIN (Italy)
Janneke ENSING (Netherlands)
Roxane KNETEMANN (Netherlands)
Romy KASPER (Germany)
Team Manager: Fortunato LACQUANITI (Italy)