Great enthusiasm, excitement and a bit of emotion in Aromitalia Vaiano Fondriest waiting for the road World Championship day. The Tuscan team, in fact, will be represented at the start, scheduled for Saturday, September 26 on the streets of Richmond (Virginia – US), by four athletes who will be equipped by Ursus wheels.
Former world champion “Stuttgart 2007” Marta Bastianelli, in excellent shape after the excellent placings in the “Boels Rental Ladies Tour” and the triumph in the first part of the “Tour of Tuscany premondiale – Memorial Michela Fanini”, will defend the “azzurri” jersey of the national team led by CT Edoardo Salvoldi, former world champion among junior and under-23 European champion in 2008, Rasa Leleivyte will wear the jersey for Lithuania, Serika Mitchell Guluma Ortiz will line up at the starting line wearing the the national Colombian uniform, while the road and timetrial national champion Lija Laizane will ride representing Latvia.
“It ‘a matter of pride and great satisfaction for all of our team to place at the start of a World Championship four athletes – said Stefano Giugni, Chairman of the Italian team – this repay us for the excellent work done throughout the year and is the icing on the cake of a season experienced by the protagonists in national and international competitions. “The girls selected to race Saturday, September 26 will face 129.8 km, starting at 1:00 PM local time (19:00 in Italy). The thematic channels RAI SPORT will transmit live the competition, which should be completed around 4:15 PM local time (22:15 in Italy). (Photo by Flaviano Ossola)
ATHLETES AT THE START OF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ELITE (ROAD) TO “RICHMOND 2015” (USA):
– Marta Bastianelli (Italy, 30.04.1987)
– Guluma Ortiz Serika Mitchell (Colombia, 07.16.1990)
– Laizane Lija (Latvia, 07.06.1993)
– Leleivyte Rasa (Lithuania, 22.07.1988)
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