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Lampre opt for experience

2012-06-26 14:42

Paris - Italian cycling team Lampre on Tuesday named an experienced line-up, with an average age of 31 years, in their bid for the Tour de France which gets underway this weekend in Liege, Belgium.

Italians Alessandro Petacchi, 38, a former points jersey winner on the Tour, and Michele Scarponi, 32, will be their most experienced riders.

Lampre team:

Grega Bole (SLO), Danilo Hondo (GER), Yuriy Krivtsov (FRA), Matthew Lloyd (AUS), Marco Marzano (ITA), Alessandro Petacchi (ITA), Michele Scarponi (ITA), Simone Stortoni (ITA), Davide Vigano (ITA)

AFP