GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Entertainment

 
  Share
Dubai, UAE, September 28, 2017:  UAE Team Emirates continue their pursuit of an Italian race win as they head to Emilia-Romagna (Italy) and Bologna (Italy) to take part in two, one day UCI Europe races - the Giro dell'Emilia (September 30) and the Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli (October 1). 
 
Eight UAE Team Emirates' riders will form the line-up, which features the previous winner of Giro dell'Emilia and the winner of Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli. Taking part in the 100th edition of Giro dell'Emilia - a 223km race that starts in Bologna and finishes with the challenging loop in San Luca - is Italian all-rounder Diego Ulissi, who was victorious here in 2013. Joining Ulissi at the one day race are; Darwin Atapuma (Colombia), Valerio Conti (Italy), Manuele Mori (Italy), Przemyslaw Niemiec (Poland), Simone Petilli (Italy), Edward Ravasi (Italy) and Francesco Romano – trainee (Italy).
 
Commenting on his upcoming participation, Diego Ulissi said:“I would like to be one of the primary players in how the 100th edition of this race unfolds. I won on San Luca in 2013 and the look forward to race here again, as the final circuit is as exciting as it is challenging. I'll have to be in top form to do well.”
 
UAE Team Emirates will have another winner amongst the line-up for the Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli. Having won the race in 2014, Italian rider Valerio Conti will be joined by seven of his teammates including; Matteo Bono (Italy), Simone Consonni (Italy), Andrea Guardini (Italy), Manuele Mori (Italy), Przemyslaw Niemiec (Poland), Francesco Romano – trainee (Italy) and Federico Zurlo (Italy).
 
Commenting on his return to the race, Conti said:“I think the Gp Beghelli is one of the most spectacular races on the Italian calendar. I've been training really hard lately to prepare myself for a demanding race, which I won in 2014. This race provides a lot of opportunities for sprinters, but should the race become selective, I will try my best to remain in the midst of it all.”
 
Commenting on his expectation for the race and the key riders, UAE Team Emirates' Sport Director Orlando Maini, said:“In the Giro dell'Emilia, the San Luca circuit will be the most critical part of the race. Ulissi, Atapuma and Conti will aim to arrive to the last part of the race with maximum energy and in order to do this they will have to be ready to join any breaks that may form in the first part of the race. As for the Gp Beghelli, fast and resistant riders like Consonni and Zurlo could be major contenders in the final. Amongst the line-up we have a previous 2014 winner of the race – Conti. Conti will have to make sure to remain in the front and be ready for any final attacks towards the finish line if he is to repeat his 2014 win.”
 
UAE Team Emirates will next compete at several Italian races which include; Tre Valli Varesine on 3 October, Milano-Torino on 4 October, Gran Piemonte on 5 October and Il Lombardia on 7 October.



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 8589 times
Posted on : Thursday, September 28, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Sharjah Art Museum to Exhibit Lifetime Work of Pioneering Kuwaiti Artist
Next Story : First Short Films Shorlisted for Diff's Prestigious Muhr Awards
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Cerruti 1881 Infinite Love
Express Your Signature Style
The Memovox Adventure
Oh, Sweetie Lipcolour!
Olivia Burton Watercolour Florals
Travel Light with Beauty Essentials from Glambeaute.com
Innovative Chronofighter Superlight Carbon is replete with Graham's formidable m...
Jaeger-Lecoultre Main Sponsor of the 75th International Film Festival of La Bie...
Tissot T-Race Cycling An adrenaline-fuelled ride
Marchon Eyewear and G-III Apparel Group Sign Exclusive Global Licensing Agreemen...
Summer Love by Mouawad
DKNY Fall 2018
Tommy Hilfiger Dressed Up Collections
Etihad Airways Celebrates President Xi Jinping's Visit With a Series of Cultural...
Huawei's New Range of Artificial Intelligent Smartphones Set to Change Your Self...
A New Watchmaking Encounter in Pink Gold at the Venice International Film Festival
Canvas on Wrist – Swatch Partners Up With Riksmuseum
DS Podium Chronograph - Sporty as ever, now with PrecidriveTM
An Insight Into Easyshopping.ae
Go Down Memory Lane with Fashion Trends from the '90s
The Maison Chaumet opens an exclusive pop-up at The Dubai Mall
From skin to comprehensive aesthetic care: a 15-year journey called Kaya Skin Clinic
Introducing Salvatore Ferragamo's Men's Sun and Optical Capsule
Inspired by legends, worn by new heroes, PUMA FOOTBALL brings you the AC MILAN 2...
Enjoy an all-day breakfast at Sophie's Café
Dubai Camel Racing Club Honours Al Tayer Motors
Before we say Goodbye to Flamingoes and Pineapples, Celebrate Summer 2018 with k...
The wide-awake, doe-eyed look
Enjoy DSS 2018 Offers at Parah
GUESS Launches Fall 18 Handbags
Dubai Creek Harbour Project Celebrates 5 Million Man Hours with Zero Lost Time A...
Launch of PINAR Water - Turkey
Accessing The Internet In Dubai: All You Need To Know
Sighting Immediate Hiring of UAE Nationals, Union Coop Organizes Exclusive Recru...
Ferrari's turbo-charged V8 is voted the best engine of the last 20 years
Your Baby and Child Travel Essentials Covered with Five Little Ducks
Pottery Barn Kids launches new ‘Back-to-School' collection
Michelin introduces the new MICHELIN PRIMACY 4 in GCC region
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies to Build China's First Hyperloop System
Beat the Heat with these Summer Essentials
Danfoss celebrates the young engineers who participated in the EmiratesSkills Na...
PCFC and GDRFA helped 511 employees tie the knot over last 7 years
Rashid Hospital doctors save sea captain's life using a highly sophisticated pro...
6-Day SCTDA Tour Guide Training Program Conducted by SUC
Gulf region's automation industry on track for double digit growth
Martin on a Mission as He Claims Sixth Spot for UAE Team Emirates in Stage Five ...
One Day Course in Dealing with and Managing Difficult Stakeholders
Dubai Health Authority discusses collaboration with British healthcare firms.
Confidence in Follower Counts
Ensure clean and pure air in your home this summer