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Bettini ready for Grenoble Six Day

By:
Sue George, Mountain Bike Editor
Published:
October 26, 2006, 1:00 BST,
Updated:
April 22, 2009, 20:40 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News for October 26, 2006
Paolo Bettini (Quick-Step)

Paolo Bettini (Quick-Step)

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Paolo Bettini (Quick-Step) continues his 2006 season on the wood planks of the Grenoble Velodrome...

Paolo Bettini (Quick-Step) continues his 2006 season on the wood planks of the Grenoble Velodrome southeastern France. Il Grillo will partner with experienced Six Day rider Marco Villa to tackle the event which starts today.

The rider from Livorno is coming off of a mythical season that saw him win the Italian Championships, the World Championships, and most recently, the Giro di Lombardia. After Lombardia, Bettini took time to prepare for this Six Day with Italian Track Director Sportif Sandro Callari. Bettini has little experience in this discipline.

Joining Villa and Bettini in Grenoble, also scheduled for the Munich Six Day, will be 10 other pairs.

1 Franco Marvulli - Alexander Aeschbach (Swi)
2 Paolo Bettini - Marco Villa (Ita)
3 Peter Schep - Jens Mouris (Ned)
4 Alex Rasmussen - Michael Morkov (Den)
5 Dimitri De Fauw - Wouter Van Mechelen (Bel)
6 Martin Liska - Jozef Zabka (Svk)
7 Wim Stroetinga (Ned) - Ioannis Tamouridis (Gre)
8 Simon Clarke - Nic Sanderson (Aus)
9 Jonathan Mouchel - Nicolas Rousseau (Fra)
10 Fabien Sanchez - Kevin Lalouette (Fra)
11 Damien Gaudin - Thibault Mace (Fra)

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