Max Sciandri takes role as Italian national team director

Max Sciandri

Max Sciandri joins the Italian cycling federation to work side-by-side with national coach Paolo Bettini. He will assume the role full-time after the Florence World Championships in September, when Bettini will become general technical manager.

The federation made the decision over the winter and confirmed it yesterday at a meeting in Rome.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.