The starting line at the sixth edition of the Gimondibike in Iseo, Italy, on Sunday, September 30 will be crowded with champions. Swede Fredrik Kessiakoff (Cannondael-Vredestein), winner of the World Cup final race in Maribor, Slovenia will be among those at the start along with Frenchman Thomas Dietsch and his countryman Stephan Tempier. Swede Emil Lindgren (Gewiss-Bianchi), Italian Gilberto Simoni, winner of the 2005 edition Marzio Deho, Yader Zoli (KTM International) and current Italian cross country champion Martino Fruet will also be there.
Top marathoner Pia Sundstedt (Gewiss Bianchi) and Annabella Stropparo, Blaza Klemencic (Pintatim Full Dynamix), Anna Gaddoni and Nina Homovec will be on the women's start line. More than 2,450 other cyclists, a record-breaking attendance, will join the top riders for the day.