The Southeast – Venezuela cycling team is near to its 7th attendance at Giro d’Italia. This will be the 6th attendance after winning second Coppa Italia, at the end of a tight duel with Mtn – Qhubeka team in the 2015, a year in wich Southeast – Venezuela, with the Team Manager Angelo Citracca, won 23 times.
Jakub Mareczko signed 13 of this 23 successes. During this season, he didn’t lost his fame of victory and established himself as the futur of italian bunch sprint, a role He will try to develop during the Giro.
The young Italian-Polish is one of the most important rider for Southeast – Venezuela, which has again in team car its historical SD Luca Scinto. Scinto managed the team during its first Giro in 2009 and now He found again in the team ranks Filippo Pozzato, who recently conquered an excellent 8th position at Milano -Sanremo.
Pozzato is a rider who, like Manuel Belletti, already won a Giro d’Italia stage.
This year, He will try to win again, follow the same victory that in 2015 Matteo Busato lost in Forlì for few centimeters.
There are other two riders who will try to win a stage: Andrea Fedi, winner of Trofeo Laigueglia, and Enrique Sanz, who moved to Southeast – Venezuela after many years in Movistar team.
There are many young interesting riders: the Italian neo-prof Mirko Trosino and Matteo Draperi; the Spanish Julen Amezqueta and Cristian Rodriguez; the Columbian Daniel Felipe Martinez, who is ready to fight on the fine climbs of Giro, as team’s motto says: #NeverGiveUp!