Cunego to lead Lampre's Tour challenge

Cunego to lead Lampre's Tour challenge
By Eurosport

27/06/2011 at 20:54Updated 27/06/2011 at 20:56

Damiano Cunego and Alessandro Petacchi are the big names on Lampre's nine-man team list for the Tour de France.

Cunego, winner of the 2004 Giro d'Italia, will be competing in his third Tour de France and looking to improve on a best finish of 11th in the overall standings.

Petacchi, a veteran at 37 years of age, will be looking to supply stage wins for the team, with a total of six stage victories to his name on the Tour de France.

The Italian-based team features five Italian riders, in addition to a Slovenian, Ukrainian, German and a Swiss.

The Tour de France begins on July 2.


Leonardo Bertagnoli (Italy)

Grega Bole (Slovenia)

Matteo Bono (Italy)

Damiano Cunego (Italy)

Danilo Hondo (Germany)

Denys Kostyuk (Ukraine)

Adriano Malori (Italy)

Alessandro Petacchi (Italy)