Ganna, Balsamo, Paternoster and Viviani lead Italian team for Track Worlds

The Italian men's team pursuit squad
The Italian men's team pursuit squad (Image credit: Getty Images)

Filippo Ganna, Elia Viviani, Elisa Balsamo, and Letizia Paternoster are part of a strong Italian team for this week’s UCI Track World Championships in Roubaix, with the Azzurri looking to continue their 2021 success after winning a haul of medals at the Tokyo Olympic.

The Track World Championships were scheduled for the spring but were moved to the end of the European season and from Turkmenistan to France and due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Stephen Farrand
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Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.