Cycling Stars Criterium of Valdobbiadene, unveiled the start list of the pro category: among the other big confirmed Nibali, Pozzovivo, Formolo and Bilbao. The organization makes it known with a note. “It will be an increasingly stellar Cycling Stars Criterium, more and more packed with the great protagonists of the Giro d’Italia. The name that makes the most noise is certainly that of the Messina Shark who, after announcing the retirement at the end of this season, has decided to finish his Giro right in Valdobbiadene. Domenico Pozzovivo also continues to amaze with his perseverance and the ability to get up after every accident, which has made him one of the absolute idols of enthusiasts. The Lucanian climber is living at almost 40 years of age. one of his best seasons ever, and only bad luck can get in the way between him and the top 10 “. Also at the start will be Pello Bilbao, a Spanish climber who has two victories in the Giro (the last in 2019 in the Feltre-Monte Avena stage), three in the Tour of the Alps and much more. Another name confirmed by the organizers is that of Davide Formolo known as “Roccia”, already winner of a stage at the Giro in 2015 and one at the Giro del Dauphiné in 2020, as well as national champion in 2019. Alberto Dainese will also be present, who in this Giro d’Italia found consecration by beating the caliber of Gaviria, Démare, Cavendish and Ewan at the finish line in Reggio Emilia. Together with the eternal “Cannonball”, the young Paduan sprinter will be among the very favorites for the victory at the finish line in Piazza Marconi in Valdobbiadene. Other names, all of great importance, which will be at the start of the Criterium on May 30th: Salvatore Puccio, a very precious follower of Richard Carapaz at this Giro; Dario Cataldo, always alongside Ciccone in the most demanding stages; Fabio Felline and Manuele Boaro, among Nibali’s most trusted teammates; Andrea Vendrame, ninth on the finish line of the first stage of Visegrad and always among the most interesting Italians in the wavy arrivals. In addition to them the organization also announces the presence of Will Barta, Jacopo Mosca, Davide Gaburro, Davide and Mattia Bais, Lorenzo Rota, Alessandro Tonelli and Mirko Maestri. This is the start list of the pro category of the Cycling Stars Criterium, to which the already announced Oldani, Girmay and Ciccone, Cavendish and Ballerini must be added.
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