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Teocchi bronze medallist in European Champs' Team Relay
27 july 2017
In the opening race of the Continental event, Team Bianchi Countervail’s Under 23 was third with Italy’s quintet in the Team relay in Darfo Boario Terme
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Team Bianchi Countervail earned a medal in opening race of the European MTB Championships in Darfo Boario Terme (Italy). Chiara Teocchi won the bronze medal in the Team Relay race with Italian National teammates Gerhard Kerschbaumer, Juri Zanotti, Marika Tovo and Nadir Colledani. In charge of the second out of five legs, the 20-year-old from Bergamo equipped with Methanol CV completed her effort in 15:18.18, in spite of dealing with a crash that made her waste some seconds.
 
TEOCCHI: “GREAT FANS AND A STRONG TEAM: NOW ON WITH THE INDIVIDUAL RACE”
After a thrilling race, Italy saw off Germany in the final leg, after a long head-to-head. “We proved to be a great team. We wanted this result and we achieved it with determination, luck and the Italian fans’ support. I’m quite satisfied with my performance, apart from the crash. It’s always exciting to win a medal at the European Championships, now I hope for a good result on Saturday” Chiara commented.
 
THE SCHEDULE
Chiara Teocchi will be back to action in the Women's Under 23 race on Saturday, July 29th at 3 pm. Twenty-four hours later, on Sunday July 30th, Marco Aurelio Fontana and Stephane Tempier will take part in the Men’s Elite race.
 
TEAM’S BIKES
Bianchi supplies the team with two high end carbon models with racing geometry: the revolutionary Methanol CV and Methanol 29.1 FS (full suspension). The Junior Team is equipped with Methanol 29 SX model.