Petacchi to become a dad during 2008 Giro d'Italia

Alessandro Petacchi and his wife Anna Chiara are expecting their first child, who is expected during...

Alessandro Petacchi and his wife Anna Chiara are expecting their first child, who is expected during the 2008 Giro d'Italia, May 10 to June 1. According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, the 33 year-old Milram sprinter announced the news yesterday during the presentation of the 2008 De Nardi calendar in Castel Brando di Vittorio Veneto, which he will feature in with model Federica Ridolfi.

Anna Chiara, 31, is in her third month of pregnancy.

The couple met at the end of the 2002 season during a party to celebrate the World Championship win of Mario Cipollini, and they married two years later, December 30, 2004.

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