Caisse d'Epargne sends climbers to Italy

Spanish team Caisse d'Epargne is looking to its climbers to bring back the honours from the upcoming Giro d'Italia, starting May 10 in Palermo, Sicily. Venezuelan rider José Rujano as well as Russian Vladimir Karpets, who finished third and seventh in the 2005 Giro respectively, have been announced to race. Spaniards David Arroyo (10th in 2007) and Joaquim Rodriguez will be additional assets for Caisse d'Epargne, as well as Joan Horrach and Pablo Lastras, who both won stages in the Giro in the past.

The full line-up will be: David Arroyo, Joan Horrach, Vladimir Karpets, Pablo Lastras, Luis Pasamontes, Fran Pérez, Marlon Perez, Joaquim Rodriguez and José Rujano.

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