The new season has officially started for the team Area Zero-D’Amico-Bottecchia. 2016 will be the third consecutive year for the Italian continental teal, directed by the team manager Ivan De Paolis.

The first official meeting from 10th to 12th December has seen all team involved, at Ibis Hotel in Padua.

“The first conference is necessary to meet each other and permit to new athletes to make the acquaintance of the rest of the team. We plan winter workouts and the first part of the season. We have lots of news for 2016, but we always start with confidence and optimism, thanks to what we have built last year with a lot of passion, efforts and determination” says the team manager Ivan De Paolis.

“To confirmed athletes such as Antonio Parrinello and Paolo Ciavatta, new entry join this year. Some from Under23 category, others from the 2014 team as Fabio Chinello and Charly Petelin.”

Currently the team for 2016 is composed by 14 atheltes: Francesco Baldi (Ita), Giorgio Bocchiola (Ita), Fabio Chinello (Ita), Paolo Ciavatta (Ita), Pietro Di Genova (Ita), Nicola Genovese (Ita), Daniel Martin Gines (Spa), Luca Giuliani (Ita), Davide Leone (Ita), Iltjan Nika (Alb), Antonio Parrinello (Ita), Charly Petelin (Ita), Marco Tizza (Ita), Fabio Tommassini (Ita). With them, the team coach Massimo Codol.

“This will be the group, maybe some other additions, but the whole team will be defined in few days.” Concludes Ivan De Paolis.