Cannondale unveils 27-rider 2014 roster

Italian team announces roster captained by veteran newcomers Oscar Gatto and Marco Marcato

Photo: Casey B. Gibson

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Cannondale has confirmed its 2014 roster, headlined by two-time Tour de France green jersey Peter Sagan, up-and-comers Moreno Moser and Elia Viviani, and American Ted King.

The U.S.-owned, Italian-licensed squad will field 27 riders, with 20 returning from 2013. Veterans Oscar Gatto and Marco Marcato will captain the team, and former Giro d’Italia winner Ivan Basso is back in green.

“His strong character will add depth to the team during the classics and his experience as a domestique will allow him to work with and support team star Peter Sagan,” the team said in a press release.

Four neo-pros also made the roster, in under-23 world champion Matej Mohoric, Davide Villella, Alberto Bettiol and Davide Formolo.

Cannondale roster for 2014:
Peter Sagan (SVK)
Oscar Gatto (ITA)
Marco Marcato (ITA)
George Bennett (NZL)
Ivan Basso (ITA)
Moreno Moser (ITA)
Elia Viviani (ITA)
Damiano Caruso (ITA)
Ted King (USA)
Maciej Bodnar (POL)
Guillaume Boivin (CAN)
Alessandro De Marchi (ITA)
Michel Koch (GER)
Kristijan Koren (SLO)
Matthias Krizek (AUT)
Paolo Longo Borghini (ITA)
Alan Marangoni (ITA)
Daniele Ratto (ITA)
Fabio Sabatini (ITA)
Juraj Sagan (SVK)
Cristiano Salerno (ITA)
Josè Cayetano Sarmiento (COL)
Cameron Wurf (AUS)
Matej Mohoric (SVK)
Davide Villella (ITA)
Alberto Bettiol (ITA)
Davide Formolo (ITA)

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