After the results of the Covid-19 tests, all negative, the team Alé BTC Ljubljana Cipollini has carried out and concluded yesterday the first group training camp of the season 2021, hosted for three days by Enjoy Garda Hotel in Peschiera del Garda.
The athletes and the staff of the only Italian UCI Women’s WorldTour team, always in compliance with the bubble and health protocols provided by the UCI, had the opportunity to start planning the new season, undergo medical examinations, aptitude tests and test the new materials such as, for example, the new Oblak rest clothing and the new DMT race shoes.
The training camp was also an excellent opportunity to introduce the new athletes and new staff members, such as the two coaches Simone Casonato of ScienceOfCycling Italia and Michele Devoti, who will be in charge of monitoring, testing and for the athletic preparation of the team throughout the season.
The 2021 group is made up of 12 athletes, 8 reconfirmed from last season and four new recruits who will rejuvenate and strengthen the squad. The next training camp of the team is scheduled from 18th to 28th January in Spain, fundamental to prepare the first important appointments of the new season.
Marta Bastianelli (Ita), Maaike Boogaard (Ned), Eugenia Bujak (Slo), Anastasiia Chursina (Rus), Mavi Garcia (Spa), Tatiana Guderzo (Ita), Alessia Patuelli (Ita), Urska Pintar (Slo), Marlen Reusser (Sui), Laura Tomasi (Ita), Anna Trevisi (Ita), Sophie Wright (Gbr).
Team Manager: Fortunato Lacquaniti
Sport directors: Gorazd Penko, Giuseppe Lanzoni.
Coaches: Michele Devoti, Simone Casonato.