Abu Dhabi Tour 2018: Riders

alejandro valverde 2018 - Abu Dhabi Tour 2018: RidersFast sprinters and strong GC men. The Abu Dhabi Tour is interesting for all kinds of riders, which shows on the start list. The likes of Alejandro Valverde, Fabio Aru, Tom Dumoulin and title defender Rui Costa stand shoulder to shoulder with Marcel Kittel, Mark Cavendish and Alexander Kristoff. Cyclingstage.com brings you the contenders in the Abu Dhabi Tour. (Slideshow route/profile)

World Tour Teams

AG2R La Mondiale
Benoit Cosnefroy, Rudy Barbier, Clément Chevrier, Mathias Frank, Ben Gastauer, Alexandre Geniez, Matteo Montaguti

Astana Pro Team
Miguel Ángel López, Pello Bilbao, Dario Cataldo, Jesper Hansen, Riccardo Minali, Davide Villella, Andrey Zeits

Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team
Domenico Pozzovivo, Niccolo Bonifazio, Enrico Gasparotto, Ion Izagirre, Matej Mohoric, Ramunas Navardauskas, Domen Novak

BMC Racing Team
Rohan Dennis, Patrick Bevin, Brent Bookwalter, Damiano Caruso, Kilian Frankiny, Joey Rosskopf, Miles Scotson

BORA – hansgrohe
Rafal Majka, Pascal Ackermann, Erik Baška, Emanuel Buchmann, Davide Formolo, Pawel Poljanski, Juraj Sagan

Dimension Data
Mark Cavendish, Stephen Cummings, Scott Davies, Mekseb Debesay, Lachlan Morton, Mark Renshaw, Jaco Venter

Lotto Soudal
André Greipel, Sander Armée, Frederik Frison, Adam Hansen, Remy Mertz, James Shaw, Marcel Sieberg, Bjorg Lambrecht

LottoNL-Jumbo
Jos van Emden, Pascal Eenkhoorn, Antwan Tolhoek, Gijs Van Hoecke, Danny van Poppel, Robert Wagner

Mitchelton-Scott
Simon Yates, Caleb Ewan, Roman Kreuziger, Luka Mezgec, Roger Kluge, Svein Tuft, Jack Bauer

Movistar Team
Alejandro Valverde, Daniele Bennati, Víctor de la Parte, Antonio Pedrero, Joaquín José Rojas, Jasha Sütterlin, Rafael Valls

Quick-Step Floors
Julian Alaphilippe, José Álvaro Hodeg, James Knox, Enric Mas, Michael Mørkøv, Fabio Sabatini, Elia Viviani

Team EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale
Pierre Rolland, Lawson Craddock, Kim Magnusson, Daniel McLay, Daniel Moreno, Taylor Phinney, Michael Woods

Team Katusha – Alpecin
Marcel Kittel, Maxim Belkov, Alex Dowsett, Marco Haller, Pavel Kochetkov, Rick Zabel, Ilnur Zakarin

Team Sky
Jonathan Castroviejo, Leonardo Basso, Kristoffer Halvorsen, Tao Geoghegan Hart, Sebastián Henao, David Lopez, Luke Rowe

Team Sunweb
Tom Dumoulin, Nikias Arndt, Phil Bauhaus, Johannes Fröhlinger, Lennard Hofstede, Wilco Kelderman, Mike Teunissen

Trek – Segafredo
Gianluca Brambilla, Matthias Brändle, Niklas Eg, Alex Frame, Michael Gogl, Tsgabu Grmay, Toms Skujiņš

UAE-Team Emirates
Rui Costa, Fabio Aru, Sven Erik Bystrøm, Roberto Ferrari, Alexander Kristoff, Manuele Mori, Diego Ulissi

Procontinental teams

Bardiani – CSF
Andrea Guardini, Vincenzo Albanese, Michael Bresciani, Giulio Ciccone, Mirco Maestri, Marco Maronese, Alessandro Tonelli

Gazprom-RusVelo
Sergey Firsanov, Roman Maikin, Aleksandr Vlasov, Artem Nych, Alexander Porsev, Evgeny Shalunov, Nikolay Trusov

Team Novo Nordisk
Andrea Peron, Sam Brand, Romain Gioux, Joonas Henttala, David Lozano, Charles Planet, Rik van IJzendoorn

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