Riposare in pace Giovanni

Win of Giovanni in 2014 as a Junior in Italy (Feature photo and above from his Facebook page)

Giovanni Iannelli crashed 100 metres from the finish of the “Trofeo Bassa Valle Scrivia” in Alessandria hitting his head badly at high speed, according to the Italian newspapers. The 22-year-old Espoir, who rode for Hato Green Tea Beer CT was airlifted to hospital in Alessandria after the crash on Saturday,¬†where he never regained consciousness from a coma. Iannelli, from nearby Prato, Giovanni passed away yesterday morning (7th October) He was the son of the vice-president of the regional committee of the Italian cycling federation Carlo Iannelli. May you rest in Peace Giovanni, our condolences to his family, teammates and friends