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Liquigas confirm 2010 squad

By:
Richard Tyler
Published:
November 17, 2009, 13:05 GMT,
Updated:
November 17, 2009, 12:10 GMT
Edition:
Second Edition Cycling News, Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Roberto Amadio with Liquigas star, Ivan Basso

Roberto Amadio with Liquigas star, Ivan Basso

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Liquigas-Doimo's 28-man team to come together at Italian training camp

Liquigas-Doimo has announced their full 28-man rider roster for the 2010 season. The Italian squad will welcome nine new riders to the team when the conduct their first training camp at the end of this month.

Croatian Robert Kiserlovski and Italian Elia Viviani were confirmed on Monday as the riders who will complete the 2010 team sheet. Kiserlovski, 23, joins the team from Fuji-Servetto, while Viviani, 20, will makes the move up from the Liquigas feeder squad, Marchiol Sport.

Viviani will begin racing on the road with the team in April, after he completes his track objectives at the World Championships in Denmark next March. He finished sixth in the men's scratch race at the Manchester round of the track World Cup at the start of this month.

The team have retained 19 members of their 2009 roster, including stars Ivan Basso, Daniele Bennati, Roman Kreuziger, Sylvester Szmyd and Tour de France polka dot jersey winner Franco Pellizotti.

Liquigas have also confirmed two new additions to their management team. Team Principal Robert Amadio will be supported by new sports directors Alberto Volpi and Biagio Conte. The newcomers join Stefano Zanatta, Dario Mariuzzo, Mario Scirea, and Paolo Slongo on the management team.

The entire 2010 team will come together for the first time at training camp at Passo San Pellegrino in Val di Fassa, on November 27 to December 4.

Liquigas-Doimo's 2010 rider roster:
  Valerio Agnoli    
  Ivan Basso    
  Daniele Bennati    
  Maciej Bodnar    
  Francesco Chicchi    
  Jacopo Guarnieri    
  Roman Kreuziger    
  Aliaksandr Kuchynski    
  Vincenzo Nibali    
  Daniel Oss    
  Franco Pellizotti    
  Manuel Quinziato    
  Fabio Sabatini    
  Ivan Santaromita    
  Sylvester Szmyd    
  Alessandro Vanotti    
  Brian Bach Vandborg    
  Frederik Willems    
  Oliver Zaugg    
  Francesco Bellotti (from Barloworld)    
  Davide Cimolai (neo-pro)    
  Tiziano Dall’Antonia (from CSF Group-Navigare)    
  Mauro Finetto (from CSF Group-Navigare)    
  Robert Kiserlovski (from Fuji-Servetto)    
  Kristjan Koren (neo-pro)    
  Maciej Paterski (neo-pro)    
  Peter Sagan (neo-pro)    
  Elia Viviani (neo-pro)    

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