In 2008, the Menikini Selle Italia Gysko team will race the most important events on the UCI women's calendar. Representing seven nations including Italy, Australia, Russia, Sweden, Japan, the US and Denmark, and four continents, 16 athletes have been signed for the squad.
Sigrid Corneo, Fabiana Luperini, Marina Romoli, Silvia Valsecchi, Rochelle Gilmore and Olivia Gollan, Oxana Kozonchuk, Miho Oki are the riders continuing from 2007. New to the team are Giada Borgato, Lorena Foresi, Gloria Presti, Natalia Bates, Kori Kelly Seehafer, Susanne Ljungskog, Olga Slyusareva, Trine Schmidt.
Walter Zini and Fortunato Lacquaniti will direct the team and Barbara Mancioppi will provide administrative support. Walter Ricci Petitoni is the team's president.