on Wednesday 11 September, 18:08 photo by fisi.org
World Cup Grand Final in Trentino: Rollerski Mini Tour with Matteo Tanel looking for the company
Four days divided between Trento, Monte Bondone and Val di Fiemme to end the season.This is what the Rollerski Trentino Mini Tour proposes, that is, the World Cup ski roller finals which, from Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th September, will see Italy and Trentino assign the balls for the second consecutive year. crystal up for grabs.
A prestigious international event, with 15 nations present, which will start Thursday on the Monte Bondone ramps with a classic-style up hill with an individual start on the 5 km, from Vaneze to Vason, for the senior male category, then on 2.5 km for women and for the two junior categories. The next day, thanks again to the organization of the Asd Charly Gaul International in collaboration with Apt Trento, Monte Bondone, Valle dei Laghi, the ski circus with wheels will move to the historical center of the city of the Council for what is perhaps the the most adrenaline-filled specialty, the sprint.
Race theater the now tested 165 meters in via Santa Croce to be tackled in free technique with qualifications from 3 pm, finals from 4.15 pm and awards in piazza Fiera at 6 pm. The blue specialists Emanuele Becchis and Alessio Berlanda will be among the more expected, already protagonists on the same track last week for the two-day Italian Cup and Italian championship always organized by the Committee coordinated by Elda Verones.
In Trento and on the Bondone up for grabs precious points for the final ranking of the World Cup, which will be added to those scheduled for the two final competitions on Saturday and Sunday in Val di Fiemme. A tournament that never before this year proposes an uncertain and exciting challenge for the conquest of the crystal ball: on the eve of the two days of Trento and Monte Bondone, in fact, in the overall men's classification there are three athletes gathered in just 5 points.
The last of the three is the Bolzano-born Matteo Tanel, who dreams of bringing the World Cup to Italy. The Italian is currently third in the senior men's rankings, just five points behind the two athletes who lead the standings, namely the Norwegian Ragnar Bragvin Andresen and the Swedish Victor Gustafsson. In the absolute women's classification, however, the multi-decorated Slovakian Alena Prochazkova, who boasts 686 points in the running, over 100 more than those of the Swedish Soernskar, second at 560, will fight. , to which the Italian Lisa Bolzan can still aspire, as of today fifth with 323 points, 50 less than those of the Scandinavian Lockner (third). Among the junior Alba Mortagna is instead second in the general.
The technical director of Fisi, Michel Rainer, has called 22 athletes for the Italian event of the finals. In detail in the women's field there will be Anna and Lisa Bolzan, then Giulia Cozzi, Maria Gismondi, Elisa Sordello, Alba and Laura Mortagna. The men's blue team will consist of Emanuele and Francesco Becchis, Alessio Berlanda, Giovanni Caola, Luca Curti, Michael Galassi, Andrea Gartner, Gianmarco Gatti, Jacopo Giardino, Giovanni Lorenzetti, Riccardo Lorenzo Masiero, Simone Ripamonti, Matteo Tanel, Alberto Tognetti and Michele Valerio. With them also the technicians Flavio Becchis, Emanuele Sbabo, Solange Chabloz, Antonio Ruggiero, Giorgio Tognetti and Marco Ripamonti.