Davide Martinelli volunteers as local bike courier during coronavirus lockdown in Italy

Davide Martinelli riding for Italy
Davide Martinelli riding for Italy (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Davide Martinelli has volunteered as a local bike courier in his home village of Lodetto near Brescia, using his time during the coronavirus lockdown to deliver medicines and food to elderly people in his village.

Martinelli, the son of long-time directeur sportif Giuseppe Martinelli, revealed via social media how he swapped his Astana racing kit for courier clothing on Wednesday to ride to nearby Rovato to collect medicines for an elderly couple. 

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