The Italian team Fassa Bortolo has announced its roster for the Trofeo Laigueglia on February 15: Claudio Corioni, Mauro Facci, Juan Antonio Flecha, Dario Frigo, Kim Kirchen, Vincenzo Nibali, Fabio Sacchi and Marco Velo.
Swiss Continental team LPR will send the following riders to Laigueglia: Alessandro Maserati, Giuseppe Muraglia, Michele Maccanti, Mauro Santambrogio, Elio Aggiano, Dmitri Konyshev, Pavel Tonkov and Ivan Fanelli. The Russian rider Tonkov is reported by to be "at maximum 50-60 percent of his top form. The flu created some problems, weakening several athletes," said the team in a press release.
Also, German team Gerolsteiner will only be able to send six men only to the start in Laigueglia, Volker Ordowski and Sven Krauss not taking part due to illnesses. Therefore, Gerolsteiner will be represented by: Robert Förster, Danilo Hondo, Matthias Russ, Marco Serpellini, Frank Hoj and Sven Montgomery.