CyclingQuotes.com uses cookies for statistics and targeting ads. This information is shared with third parties.
ACCEPT COOKIES » MORE INFO »

Every day we bring you more pro-cycling news

The team has announced the signing of climber Simone Stortoni and has renewed the contracts of Tiziano Dall'Antonia and Marco Bandiera

Photo: Sirotti

ANDRONI GIOCATTOLI

TEAM PROFILE
|
NEWS
01.11.2014 @ 11:47 Posted by Emil Axelgaard

Since yesterday, Androni Giocattoli-Venezuela have been gathered for their first team meeting in Cesenatico where they have announced their 18-rider roster. The latest news are the signing of Simone Stortoni and renewals of Marco Bandiera and Tiziano Dall'Antonia.

 

The latest addition is Simone Stortoni (1985) who rode for Amore & Vita in 2014 and was with Lampre-Farnese Vini (2012-2013) and Colnago-CSF (2009-2011) earlier in his career. Furthermore, Marco Bandiera and Tiziano Dall'Antonia will continue with Gianni Savio's team that will also be joined by two young Venezuelans after the renewal of the agreement with the National Federation of the South American country.

 

Kuota is the new bike sponsor while Giovanni Ellena, Roberto Miodini and Gianpaolo Cheula will join Savio in the technical staff. As in past years, the first race will be the Tour de San Luis in Argentina.

 

Oscar Gatto and Davide Appollonio, coming down from the WorldTour, and Franco Pellizotti will be the three leaders and will be joined by youngster Marco Benfatto, Carlos Gimenez and Alberto Nardin.

 

2015 team:
New riders (8): Oscar Gatto (Cannondale), Davide Appollonio (AG2R La Mondiale), John Kronborg Ebsen (CCN Cycling Team), Serghei Ţvetcov (Jelly Belly), Marco Benfatto (Continental Astana), Simone Stortoni (Amore & Vita), Carlos Gimenez and Alberto Nardin.

Riders to continue with the team (10): Franco Pellizotti, Andrea Zordan, Gianfranco Zilioli, Alessio Taliani, Marco Bandiera, Tiziano Dall'Antonia, Emanuele Sella, Carlos Gálviz, Yonder Godoy and Jackson Rodriguez.

 

In 2014 the team was its usual aggressive self but only managed to win five races: stages of the Tour de Langkawi, Tour of Azerbaijan and Tour of Venezuela (Kenny Van Hummel), another one in Venezuela (Carlos Galviz) and the final stage in the Tour du Limousin (Manuel Belletti).

MORE NEWS:

VIEW SELECTED

List of CyclingQuotes previews 15.05.2017 @ 07:54End of the road for CyclingQuotes 08.01.2017 @ 16:00Rui Costa confirms Giro participation 07.01.2017 @ 12:55Van Avermaet: I am not afraid of Sagan 07.01.2017 @ 09:45Unchanged course for E3 Harelbeke 07.01.2017 @ 09:32Jenner takes surprise win at Australian U23 Championships 07.01.2017 @ 08:53No replacement for Meersman at Fortuneo-Vital Concept 06.01.2017 @ 19:14Barguil with two goals in 2017 06.01.2017 @ 19:06More details about French Vuelta start emerges 06.01.2017 @ 14:16Kristoff to start season at Etoile de Besseges 06.01.2017 @ 14:10Ion Izagirre announces schedule for first year at Bahrain 06.01.2017 @ 12:40JLT Condor optimistic for Herald Sun Tour 06.01.2017 @ 09:19Haas leads Dimension Data trio in fight for Australian... 06.01.2017 @ 09:15Sagan spearheads Bora-hansgrohe at Tour Down Under 06.01.2017 @ 09:12Henao and Thomas lead Sky Down Under 06.01.2017 @ 09:09Bauer crowned New Zealand TT champion 06.01.2017 @ 08:33Van der Poel ready to defend Dutch title 05.01.2017 @ 21:00Pantano ambitious for first Tour with Trek 05.01.2017 @ 20:41Landa with new approach to the Giro 05.01.2017 @ 20:36Sunweb Development Team sign Goos and Zepuntke 05.01.2017 @ 20:27Dumoulin confirms Giro participation 05.01.2017 @ 20:19Bauer targets victories in Quick-Step debut 05.01.2017 @ 20:16Gaviria and Boonen lead Quick-Step in San Juan 05.01.2017 @ 20:13Team Sunweb presented in Germany 05.01.2017 @ 20:09ASO take over major German WorldTour race 05.01.2017 @ 11:01Team Sunweb unveil new jersey 05.01.2017 @ 10:54Reactions from the Australian TT Championships 05.01.2017 @ 08:27Dennis defends Australian TT title 05.01.2017 @ 08:21Scotson takes back to back U23 TT titles in Australia 05.01.2017 @ 08:15Utrecht on track to host 2020 Vuelta 04.01.2017 @ 18:28Pre-season setback for Talansky 04.01.2017 @ 17:56Kristoff: It's not impossible for me to win in Rou... 04.01.2017 @ 17:49Boom close to first cyclo-cross win in LottoNL debut 04.01.2017 @ 17:40UAE Abu Dhabi make late signing of Arab rider 04.01.2017 @ 17:36UAE Abu Dhabi unveil new jersey 04.01.2017 @ 17:30BMC unveil race schedule 04.01.2017 @ 17:21Androni sign Costa Rican super talent 04.01.2017 @ 17:13Lampre leave the peloton 04.01.2017 @ 17:03Nibali to skip the classics 04.01.2017 @ 16:58Kolobnev announces retirement 04.01.2017 @ 15:08Young Dimension Data team targets third consecutive win... 04.01.2017 @ 14:01Vakoc leads Quick-Step at Tour Down Under 04.01.2017 @ 13:58Puncheur course for 2017 Arctic Race of Norway 04.01.2017 @ 13:55Ewan makes it itwo in row at Criterium Championships 04.01.2017 @ 13:53Track world champion wins Australian U23 criterium title 04.01.2017 @ 13:50Orica-Scott target numerous Australian titles 04.01.2017 @ 13:472017 team analysis: Movistar Team 03.01.2017 @ 17:30Wilier-Selle Italia confirm signing of Italian talent 03.01.2017 @ 17:21Novo Nordisk under pressure to secure new sponsorship 03.01.2017 @ 17:15Report: Dumoulin to focus on the Giro 03.01.2017 @ 17:06U23 World Champion forced to turn down Quick-Step 03.01.2017 @ 17:03Ag2r veteran announces retirement 03.01.2017 @ 16:59Thurau finds new team in Kuwait 03.01.2017 @ 16:5520 teams for Challenge Mallorca 03.01.2017 @ 16:47Tony Martin unveils new rainbow jersey 03.01.2017 @ 16:39

Nawaf ALBALOOSHI
24 years | today
Wim VAN HUFFEL
38 years | today
Ka Yu LEUNG
21 years | today
Jessie DAAMS
27 years | today
Wayne MASON
42 years | today

© CyclingQuotes.com 2013