Italian duo sign up for team Sky

TWO Italian professionals have joined Team Sky; Dario Cioni and Davide Vigano.Cioni, at 34 one of the older signings in the Team Sky 24-strong roster, is a strong stage-race specialist who was fourth in the Tour of Italy in 2005.

TWO Italian professionals have joined Team Sky; Dario Cioni and Davide Vigano.

Cioni, at 34 one of the older signings in the Team Sky 24-strong roster, is a strong stage-race specialist who was fourth in the Tour of Italy in 2005.

Vigano is a 25-year-old sprinter who Dave Brailsford, the team principal, has high hopes for.

“Vigano is a real talent on the brink of an international breakthrough. Team Sky is all about developing and bringing out the best in these kinds of talents and he will benefit hugely from the way we work.


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“Taking Dario Cioni on board means we'll have the experience of another hard-working stage-race specialist who'll be able to lead the way in the big three-week races,” he added.

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