It's official: Livigno and UAE Team Emirates have signed a collaboration agreement, that will bring the cyclists most important teams in the world to train on theroads of the Valtellina. On the occasion of the meetings of preparation for the Tour de France and the Vuelta, in fact, the team of the Emirates will be in Livigno, to exploit at most the benefits of the altitude training and the benefits of altitude training and the quality of the local structures, thus putting in place the most prestigious stage races of 2022. The partnership is part of an extremely significant trend, that in the last years has transformed Livigno into one of the most sought-after destinations for all sports professionals, with athletes from different disciplines, and cycling in particular, increasingly present on the roads and in the structures of the resort. A complete and avant-garde offer, capable of renewing itself year after year, and thus of providing the besttraining conditions for champions from all over the world.
Conditions, which also attracted the attention of Iñigo San Millan - Head of Team Performance: "At UAE Team Emirates we are always looking for the best possible training. For athletes like ours, who compete at world level, altitude training is a key component of what we do to prepare them. We were looking for a quality environment and facilities and I am confident that we will find them here and be able to prepare in the best possible way for some of our most important races.The relationship between two wheels and Livigno, therefore, thrives further thanks to the agreement with the strongest team of the entire international panorama, which will bring, among others, Tadej Pogačar, the star of the moment, to train on the routes of the Little Tibet. While waiting to find out the full list of athletes involved in the meetings, it isalready known that the first of the two, the one before the Tour, will take place at 2000 metres above sea level, rising a few hundred metres; while in the second, the cyclists will stay in the heart of the community of Livigno.
Among the team members is Davide Formolo, already at home in Livigno, who says: "For me altitude training is a fundamental part of my preparation. As athletes, we compete all over the world and preparing for for these competitions correctly and in a good environment is crucial. We are looking forward to training in Livigno.
The collaboration between Livigno and UAE Team Emirates is an important one again certifies the great organisational and logistical effort put in place by a reality that can be said in its own right among the best equipped in the world as regards altitude training. Awareness on which to build an even more important future, as underlined by Luca Moretti, CEO and President of the tourist board of Livigno, underlined: "This partnership is part of the project of sports enhancement that the resort has been carrying out for several years, and it is an important step in the future four-year Olympic period of Milano Cortina 2026 will probably reach its peak.
Our aim is not only to host a historic edition of the Games, using all our expertise and quality, but also to make the Games themselves a spring board for the future, building on the legacy of the Five Circles. Better facilities, better opportunities for athletes. We want to provide a service to the entire community, and partnerships of this importance and prestige only serve to make the country grow in a 360-degree way."
News / 11.04.2022
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