The 2010 Katusha team was presented today in Desenzano del Garda, Italy at the recently renovated Teatro Alberti. Helping to kick off the new season for the Russian ProTour squad were dignitaries such as Yves Letreme (Belgium Prime Minister), Igor Makarov (chairman of the Board Director Itera), Sergey Chemesov (Rostechnologii General director) and Angelo Zomegnan (Giro d’Italia General director)
The squad consists of 27 riders, eight of which are new to the team. Italian National Champion and Paris-Roubaix runner-up Filippo Pozzato was present along with Australian sprint ace Robbie McEwen to address the assembled media.
2010 Katusha team: Marco Bandiera (Ita), Laszlo Bodrogi (Fra), Alexander Botcharov (Rus), Pavel Brutt (Rus), Denis Galimzyanov (Rus), Joan Horrach (Spa), Mikhail Ignatyev (Rus), Sergey Ivanov (Rus), Timofey Kritsky (Rus), Vladimir Karpets (Rus), Robbie McEwen (Aus), Luca Mazzanti (Ita), Danilo Napolitano (Ita), Evgeny Petrov (Rus), Alexandr Pliuschin (Mda), Filippo Pozzato (Ita), Joachin Rodrigues (Spa), Egor Silin (Rus), Nikolay Trusov (Rus), Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel), Maxime Vantomme (Bel), Kim Kirchen (Lux), Eduard Vorganov (Rus), Artiom Ovechkin (Rus), Nikita Eskov (Rus), Sergey Klimov (Rus), Alexander Kolobnev (Rus).