The organization of the Giro d’Italia Internazionale Women Elite, the most important stage race in the Women’s World Tour has chosen the teams which will run the edition 2016, from 1st to 10th July 2016.
Italy will be the most represented Country, with 7 teams: Alè Cipollini, Aromitalia – Vaiano – Fondriest, Bepink, Inpa – Bianchi, Servetto – Footon – Alurecycling, S.C. Michela Fanini and Top Girls Fassa Bortolo. The Netherlands, home of the last winner Anna Van der Breggen, comes with three Top Teams: Boels Dolmans (with the actual World Tour’s Leader and World Champion Lizzie Armitstead), Rabo-Liv and Liv-Plantur. Two teams belong to the following Nations: USA (Cylance Pro Cycling & Hagens Berman/Supermint), Belgium (Lensworld Zannata & Lotto Soudal Ladies) and Spain (Bizkaia-Durango & Lointek). Countries with only one team are Germany (Canyon-SRAM), Slovenia (BTC City Ljubljana), Great Britain (Wiggle High5), Kazakhstan (Astana Women’s Team), Norway (Hitec-Products), France (Poitou-Charentes.Futuroscope.86) and Argentina with Xirayas de San Luis Team.
Every Team can line up six athletes at the big start in Gaiarine (Treviso). The full list of the teams is already available in the page “Teams” of the official website http://www.girorosa.it