Alé BTC Ljubljana: seven riders selected for the European Championships in Plouay


​In these last days of the current week, some riders of Alé BTC Ljubljana will be called to compete in their respective National Championships. Already this afternoon, Thursday, August 20th, Mavi Garcia will be at the start of the Spanish Championship ITT (Cazorla – Iruela, km 26,3), while on Saturday, August 22nd he will take part in the road race. Also in Italy, Marta Bastianelli and Tatiana Guderzo, with their military corps team “Fiamme Azzurre”, will participate in the Italian Championship ITT scheduled on Friday, August 21st from Bassano del Grappa to Cittadella, on the distance of 34.7 km (start at 16.15).

In the meantime, yesterday, there are good news also about the convocations to the next European Championships for the riders of the general manager Alessia Piccolo’s team. Even seven riders of 12 in the roster (and two of them are extra-EU) will participate, with their respective Nationals, to the maximum continental cycling event scheduled next week in Plouay, France.

A great result as sports director Fortunato Lacquaniti underlines: “We are particularly satisfied with the quality of our athletes, considering that practically 70% of our team will be present at the European Championships”. Specifically there will be 2 Italians, Marta Bastianelli and Tatiana Guderzo, the Spanish Mavi Garcia, 3 Slovenian, that are Ursa Pintar, Urska Zigart and Eugenia Bujak (all of them will take part in the Women Elite road race on Thursday 27th August, 109.2 km), and a Dutchman, the young Maaike Boogaard, who will start both the individual time trial (Monday 24 August, 25.6 km) and the road race for Women Under 23 (Wednesday 26 August, 81.9 km).

(ph. Photo: LB/RB/Cor Vos (c) 2020)