A month in the past, Filippo Ganna was in motion on the Track World Championships in Roubaix however after a brief vacation within the Maldives, the Giro d’Italia criterium in Dubai and celebrations together with his native fan membership, the time trial world champion will journey to Gran Canaria with a number of Italian nationwide squad teammates on Thursday as he steps up his winter coaching within the solar.
Ganna will then be a part of up together with his Ineos Grenadiers teammate on December 7 for a ten-day coaching camp in Mallorca and a second camp in Calpe, Spain, earlier than making his 2022 season debut on the Vuelta a San Juan in Argentina.
In response to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Ganna will then trip the UAE Tour between February 20-26 as he builds the foundations to a spring Classics marketing campaign.
Earlier than travelling to Gran Canaria, Ganna visited the GoldTattoo7 studio in Brescia with fellow workforce pursuit riders Simone Consonni and Francesco Lamon for the primary sitting of a celebratory tattoo.
Ganna opted for small Olympic rings and olive wreath image on his chest with the date of August 4, when he gained an Olympic gold medal within the males’s workforce pursuit. He additionally had a a lot bigger Samurai wildcat tattoo designed on his left shoulder.
The 25-year-old Italian was the anchor of the Italian workforce pursuit quartet, producing a high-speed last kilometre to defeat Denmark and set a brand new world file of three:42.032, with the quartet repeating their success on the Roubaix world championships. Ganna gained the world time trial in Belgium and gained each time trial levels on the Giro d’Italia whereas serving to Egan Bernal win the Corsa Rosa.
Ganna will journey to Gran Canaria with fellow workforce pursuit riders Francesco Lamon and Liam Bertazzo, the junior workforce pursuit squad, Martina Alzini and Martina Fidanza, who gained the world title within the Scratch race in Roubaix.
Ganna will finalise his 2022 race programme and targets through the Ineos Grenadiers camp in December.
With opening time trials awarding the chief’s jerseys at each the Giro d’Italia and Tour de France, Ganna faces a tough choice. He’s additionally prone to contemplate an try on the Hour Document on the observe in the summertime earlier than defending his world time trial title in Australia.
“I’d prefer to trip each,” Ganna not too long ago instructed La Gazzetta dello Sport when requested to decide on between the Giro and the Tour in 2022.
“However I’ve additionally received to do not forget that there’s the World Championships (in Australia) to defend too, so we’ve received to be able to make some powerful decisions. I’ll resolve with the workforce, I belief the evaluations they’ll make.”
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