Abu Dhabi Tour 2017: Riders

vincenzo nibali - Abu Dhabi Tour 2017: RidersThe Abu Dhabi Tour is the second stage-race with World Tour-status in the 2017 season. It is the first time that former teammates Nibali and Aru go head to head. Quintana, Contador, Majka and Bardet are other prominent contenders. Cyclingstage.com brings you the start list of the 2017 Abu Dhabi Tour. (Slideshow route/profile)

World Tour Teams

AG2R La Mondiale
Romain Bardet, Axel Domont, Sondre Holst Enger, Mathias Frank, Ben Gastauer, Cyril Gautier, Domenico Pozzovivo, Christophe Riblon

Astana Pro Team
Tanel Kangert, Fabio Aru, Pello Bilbao, Dario Cataldo, Sergei Chernetckii, Riccardo Minali, Paolo Tiralongo, Artyom Zakharov

Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team
Vincenzo Nibali, Valerio Agnoli, Manuele Boaro, Niccolo Bonifazio, Janez Brajkovič, Ramunas Navardauskas, Franco Pellizotti, Kanstantsin Siutsou

BMC Racing Team
Tejay van Garderen, Alessandro De Marchi, Manuel Quinziato, Nicolas Roche, Samuel Sánchez, Manuel Senni, Dylan Teuns, Loïc Vliegen

Bora – Hansgrohe
Rafal Majka, Erik Baška, Emanuel Buchmann, Patrick Konrad, Matteo Pelucchi, Pawel Poljanski, Juraj Sagan, Rüdiger Selig

Dimension Data
Mark Cavendish, Igor Anton, Bernhard Eisel, Reinardt J. van Rensburg, Merhawi Kudus, Mark Renshaw, Daniel Teklehaimanot, Johann van Zyl

Lotto Soudal
André Greipel, Lars Bak, Sean De Bie, Adam Hansen, Maxime Monfort, Sander Armée, Rafael Valls, Louis Vervaeke

LottoNL-Jumbo
Steven Kruijswijk, Enrico Battaglin, George Bennett, Robert Gesink, Bert-Jan Lindeman, Juan José Lobato, Paul Martens, Alexey Vermeulen

Movistar Team
Nairo Quintana, Daniele Bennati, Imanol Erviti, Alex Dowsett, Rubén Fernández, Jesús Herrada, Jorge Arcas, Jasha Sütterlin

ORICA-Scott
Roman Kreuziger, Alexander Edmondson, Caleb Ewan, Jack Haig, Roger Kluge, Luka Mezgec, Robert Power, Carlos Verona

Quick-Step Floors
Marcel Kittel, Julian Alaphilippe, Jack Bauer, Gianluca Brambilla, Davide Martinelli, Fabio Sabatini, Pieter Serry, Petr Vakoc

Team Katusha – Alpecin
Maxim Belkov, Robert Kišerlovski, Pavel Kochetkov, Alberto Losada, Jhonatan Restrepo, Rein Taaramäe, Rick Zabel, Ilnur Zakarin

Team Sky
Elia Viviani, Jonathan Dibben, Owain Doull, Kenny Elissonde, Tao Geoghegan Hart, Peter Kennaugh

Team Sunweb
Tom Dumoulin, Phil Bauhaus, Chris Hamilton, Lennard Hofstede, Lennard Kämna, Sindre Skjøstad Lunke, Laurens ten Dam, Albert Timmer

Trek – Segafredo
Alberto Contador, Fumiyuki Beppu, Julien Bernard, Laurent Didier, Michael Gogl, Bauke Mollema, Kiel Reijnen, Peter Stetina

Procontinental teams

Bardiani – CSF
Stefano Pirazzi, Simone Andreetta, Nicola Boem, Mirco Maestri, Nicola Ruffoni, Alessandro Tonelli, Luca Wackermann, Edoardo Zardini

Gazprom-RusVelo
Sergey Firsanov, Pavel Brutt, Artur Ershov, Alexander Porsev, Ivan Rovny, Ivan Savitskiy, Kirill Sveshnikov, Nikolay Trusov

Nippo – Vini Fantini
Julián Arredondo, Marco Canola, Pier Paolo De Negri, Iuri Filosi, Eduard Michael Grosu, Yuma Koishi, Kazushige Kuboki, Alan Marangoni

Team Novo Nordisk
Fabio Calabria, Stephen Clancy, Joonas Henttala, David Lozano, Quentin Valognes, Andrea Peron, Charles Planet, Martijn Verschoor

UAE Team Emirates
Andrea Guardini, Simone Consonni, Kristijan Durasek, Rui Costa, Louis Meintjes, Manuele Mori, Ben Swift, Diego Ulissi

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