20 October 2018
THE SERBIAN CHAMPION JELENA ERIC JOINS ALE' - CIPOLLINI
New athlete for the #YellowFluoOrange Team for the 2019 season: the winner of the Road Race and Individual Time Trial at the National Championships of Serbia has signed the contract with Alè - Cipollini, coming from Cylance Pro Cycling Team. Jelena Eric is only 22 years old and she is ready to prepare her 5th season as Elite rider: she confirmed in 2018 both National titles, won for her 3rd time in a row. Her most important international results this year have been the 4th place in the Young Classification at the Herald Sun Tour and the 14th at the Drentse 8 van Westerveld. Jelena Eric is the 4th new sign by Alè - Cipollini for 2019, after Diana Peñuela (Colombia), Nadia Quagliotto (Italy) and Eri Yonamine (Japan).
The Team Manager Fortunato Lacquaniti commented: “Jelena is an athlete who can improve her qualities: we are sure that she will give an important help to the team.”
The first quotes of the Serbian National Champion: “Thanks to Alè - Cipollini for this important opportunity: I have joined one of the most competitive Teams in the world, I hope to give a fundamental contribution.”
Name and Surname: Jelena Eric
Date of Birth: 15th January 1996
Last Team: Cylance Pro Cycling
Main victories: Serbian National Champion since 2016 in the Road Race and Individual Time Trial.
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