Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Sabrina Bianchi, First Italian Woman to Start RAAM

The 3,000 mile Race Across America (RAAM) starts today in Oceanside, California, and competing will be Sabrina Bianchi, the first Italian woman to take part in the race. Sabrina, from Cesena, became eligible by qualifying in the Race Around Slovenia.

These are some of her most important results in ultracycling:

1999: 400 km di Gambettola

2001: Milano - Roma (720 km, 29 hours).

2002: Bergamo - Roma - Bergamo (1400 km, 84h30').

2003: Paris - Brest - Pars (1200 km, 63 hours), 14th woman place, 2nd Italian woman.

2005: Italian "Prestigio" circuit patent.

2009: Race Around Slovenia (1180 km, 68h15'), 3rd place and RAAM qualified

In bocca al lupo!

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1 comment:

  1. Great race Sabrina! I have posted a couple photos of you from RAAM on my blog at http://jakenorthphoto.blogspot.com/2010/06/raam-day-1_08.html and on my Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=12856567&id=186685560596.

    I was in the media 2 vehicle and it was a pleasure to see you race. I'm disappointed I won't be there for your finish, but congratulations in advance on a great effort!