17 November 2018
ALE' - CIPOLLINI, THE ROSTER 2019 HAS BEEN UNVEILED
The official Team Presentation took place tonight in occasion of the 2018 Gran Galà Alè, in the Theatre of Palazzo della Gran Guardia in Verona. The twelve athletes who will compone the roster have been on the stage with the Team president Alessia Piccolo and the Staff and they have demonstrated their enthusiasm of being part of Alè - Cipollini, at the end of an unforgettable 2018 (15 victories overall) and to start the new season.
The Technical Staff has been also presented: the Team Manager Fortunato Lacquaniti is with the new Sports Director Giuseppe Lanzoni, who could present himself to the athletes and the Team management in the past hours.
The Roster 2019 is composed by twelve athletes: many newcomers and even many, important confirmations: Chloe Hosking, Commonwealth Champion 2018, will be the sprinter and Team Captain and she is ready for a relaunch: “2019 will be a very important year, the target is to win as many races as possible with all my teammates.” The Italians Soraya Paladin and Anna Trevisi, the German Romy Kasper and the young Dutch Karlijn Swinkels have been confirmed with Hosking. The newcomers are Diana Peñuela, Eri Yonamine, Marjolein Van’t Geloof, Jelena Eric, Nadia Quagliotto, Jessica Raimondi and Giorgia Bariani: Giorgia will debut as Elite this season after taking the silver medal in the Road Race and Individual Time Trial of the Italian Junior National Championships.
Quotes by the Team President Alessia Piccolo: “The team has been renewed, our goal is to confirm the extraordinary 2018. Good luck to the athletes and stuff, it will be a very important 2019.”
ALE’ - CIPOLLINI, THE ROSTER 2019:
CHLOE HOSKING - born on 1st October 1990 (Australia)
SORAYA PALADIN - born on 4th May 1993 (Italy)
ANNA TREVISI - born on 8th May 1992 (Italy)
ROMY KASPER - born on 5th May 1988 (Germany)
KARLIJN SWINKELS - born on 28th October 1998 (Netherlands)
DIANA CAROLINA PEÑUELA - born on 8th September 1986 (Colombia)
ERI YONAMINE - born on 25th April 1991 (Japan)
MARJOLEIN VAN’T GELOOF - born on 27th March 1996 (Netherlands)
JELENA ERIC - born on 15th January 1996 (Serbia)
NADIA QUAGLIOTTO - born on 22nd March 1997 (Italy)
JESSICA RAIMONDI - born on 21st February 1999 (Italy)
GIORGIA BARIANI - born on 19th November 2000 (Italy)
PRESIDENT: Alessia PICCOLO (Italy)
TEAM MANAGER: Fortunato LACQUANITI (Italy)
SPORTS DIRECTOR: Giuseppe LANZONI (Italy)