On the road to Piazza Siena, from today to Sunday, 73 riders from 14 countries will compete in the CSIO 3 * of the Longines EEF Series, which is scheduled to take place at the Equifile in Gorla Minor (Varis). Among the members of CSIO 3 * are some of the most promising young men in Europe: each country appearing with the team must not only field at least 25 years of age, but the various federations have also used the Longines EEF Series for Amazon and Emerging Riders as an important opportunity for growth. Of these, German Guido Klatte Jr. stands out, already several times in the first team. He will be accompanied by his companions Richard Vogel, British Georgia Tame and Dutchman San Tijsen along with his father Lyon. Two young Italians with high hopes from the start: Guido Franchi (under 25), Carabiner Giacomo Cassade (under 21), Youth Olympian.
In the first round of the Longines EEF Series, John John Whitaker, Argentina, Jose Maria Laroca, German, Hans-Dieter Drehr, British Laura Renwick, Irish Shane Breen, Billy Tovomi, Dutchman Jan van der Zhanz, Spaniard.
Italy present 16 riders: Team Antonio Alfonso, Pierre Giorgio Bucci (In the picture Nayade de Elsendom Z), with Emmanuel Camille, Antonio Garofalo and Guido Franchi. In the individual competition, in addition to Casade, there are Emilio Bikochi, Bruno Chimiri, Alessia Costella (under 25), Nico Lupino, Giulia Martinengo Marquette, Paulo Payne, Ricardo Picani, Roberto Torchetto and Francesco Torro. Guido Grimaldi, Organizing Committee.
First matches today, Longines EEF Nations Cup (11.30) Argentina, Austria, France, Germany, Great Britain, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Italy, finally Grand Prix Sunday (15 hours).