Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Team Selections for Giro del Centenario




The twenty teams that will participate in the 100th Giro d'Italia were announced today in Milano:
1) ACQUA&SAPONE - CAFFE’ MOKAMBO (Ita)
2) AG2R LA MONDIALE (Fra)
3) ASTANA (Kaz)
4) BBOX BOUYGUES TELECOM (Fra)
5) CAISSE D’EPARGNE (Spa)
6) CERVELO TEST TEAM (Svi)
7) GARMIN - SLIPSTREAM (Usa)
8) ISD (Ita)
9) LAMPRE-NGC (Ita)
10) LIQUIGAS (Ita)
11) LPR BRAKES - FARNESE VINI (Irl)
12) QUICK STEP (Bel)
13) RABOBANK (Ola)
14) SILENCE – LOTTO (Bel)
15) SERRAMENTI PVC DIQUIGIOVANNI – ANDRONI GIOCATTOLI (Ven)
16) TEAM COLUMBIA – HIGH ROAD (Usa)
17) TEAM KATUSHA (Rus)
18) TEAM MILRAM (Ger)
19) TEAM SAXO BANK (Dan)
20) XACOBEO GALICIA (Spa)

The list includes 14 of the 18 ProTour teams; excluded were Cofidis, Euskaltel, Fran├žaise des Jeux and Fuji Servetto. The organizer has kept two slots open for teams not yet selected.



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