Italian Worlds U23 and women teams

Italian flags at the Worlds

Italian flags at the Worlds (Image credit: Andrea Hübner)

The announcement of the elite men's Squadra Azzurra is of high importance for Italy, in addition, the names of the Elite Women and Under 23 Men for the World Championships were also released yesterday. Noemi Cantele will lead the women and the U23 men will be co-captained by Francesco Ginanni and Simone Ponzi.

DS Edoardo Salvoldi will lead a women's team consisting of Monia Baccaille (Saccarelli), Marta Bastianelli, Luisa Tamanini, Giorgia Bronzini (Safi-Zara), Noemi Cantele (Bigla) and Tatiana Guderzo (AA Drink). Fabiana Luperini (Menikini) and Silvia Parietti (Frw) will be the two reserves. The time trial team will consist of Anna Zugno (Safi-Zara), Silvia Valsecchi (Menikini) and Tatiana Guderzo.

The U23 men's team, led by DS Sandro Callari, will be formed by Mauro Finetto (Filmop), Federico Canuti (Monsummanese), Marco Frapporti (Unidelta), Francesco Ginanni (Finauto), Stefano Pirazzi (Saclà) and Simone Ponzi (Zalf). The two men for the time trial will be Adriano Malori (Filmop) and Marco Coledan (Trevigiani).

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