Team Liquigas Signs 7 Additional Riders and Completes 2011 Roster

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10/13/2010| 0 comments
by Thomas A. Valentinsen

Team Liquigas Signs 7 Additional Riders and Completes 2011 Roster

Ted King, Da Dalto, Duggan, Marangoni, Nerz, Ponzi and Wurf added to Team Liquigas' roster for 2011.

Ted King, Da Dalto, Duggan, Marangoni, Nerz, Ponzi and Wurf added to Team Liquigas' roster for 2011.

Team Liquigas earlier today announced that it has added three Italians, two Americans, one Australian, and a German to the Team Liquigas-Cannondale roster for the 2011 season.

Mauro Da Dalto, Alan Marangoni, Simone Ponzi, Timothy "Timmy" Duggan, Ted King, Cameron Wurf and Domink Nerz will be joining Eros Capecchi, Damiano Caruso, Paola Longo Borghini, and Cristiano Salerno in the team's lime green and blue colors, thus completeing the 29 man roster.

"We found what we need," Team Liquigas Manager Roberto Amadio commented and added "The new arrivals guarantee a high level of reliability and will greatly contribute to the team. We're excited to work with the new riders and are thrilled to welcome back Da Dalto to the 2011 team."

Commenting on the latest signings Cannondale's General Manager Bob Burbank told "Cannondale is committed to pushing the envelope of road racing with the end goal of having the best riders race and test our products. The additional athletes joining the Liquigas Pro Cycling team for the 2011 season share Cannondale's commitment and passion to the global sport of cycling."

More info about the newly signed Liquigas riders:

Mauro Da Dalto, born in Conegliano (Treviso) on April 8th, 1981, wore the Liquigas lime green and blue jersey from his debut in 2006 through 2008. Da Dalto is a long distance rider and rode with Lampre-Farnese for the past two seasons.

Timothy "Timmy" Duggan was born on November 14th, 1982 in Boulder, Colorado (USA). Duggan became a professional in 2005 and is known as a gifted long distance rider, returning from a near career-ending injury and collecting two victories with his current team Garmin Transitions.

Ted King is a long distance rider born on January 31st, 1983 in Brentwood, New Hampshire (USA). King has been a professional rider since 2006. King will end his 2010 season with Cervelo TestTeam, where he has claimed six victories. Ted King has launched his own line of I Am Not Ted King merchandise and is donating part of the proceeds from merchandise sales to the Krempels Center which helps enable new life after brain injury.

Alan Marangoni, born in Lugo (Ravenna) on July 16th, 1984, became a professional bike rider in 2009 and competed with Colnago-Csf last season. He is a strong long distance rider with good time trialing abilities.

Dominik Nerz is a well-rounded rider born in Wangen (Germany) on August 25th, 1989. Nerz turned professional in 2008. While at Team Milram, Dominik was awarded the Most Combative Award at the Grand Prix Cycliste Quebec City.

Simone Ponzi, born in Manerbio (Brescia) on January 17th, 1987, is ending his second season as professional with Lampre-Farnese. He's a complete rider, and in 2007, he claimed the title of Italian Champion Under 23 Division.

Cameron Wurf was born in Hobart (Australia) on August 3rd, 1983. Wurf raced the 2010 season with Androni-Diquigiovanni and has claimed two career victories to date. He became a professional in 2007 and has strong potential as a long distance rider.

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