E3 Harelbeke 2016: Riders

e3 rider Fabian CancellaraE3 Harelbeke is a perfect warm-up race for the Tour of Flanders, which will be held nine days later on a similar parcours. Both the E3 and Flanders offer a mixture of cobbles and short, steep climbs. Title holder Geraint Thomas will not participate, but powerhouses such as Alexander Kristoff, Peter Sagan, Tom Boonen, Niki Terpstra and Fabian Cancellara will. Cyclingstage.com brings you the start list of the 2016 E3 Harelbeke. (Slideshow route/profile)

World Tour Teams

AG2R La Mondiale
Gediminas Bagdonas, Nico Denz, Damien Gaudin, Alexis Gougeard, Hugo Houle, Quentin Jauregui, Jesse Sergent, Sébastien Turgot

Astana Pro Team
Laurens De Vreese, Lars Boom, Andrei Grivko, Dmitriy Gruzdev, Alexey Lutsenko, Gatis Smukulis, Ruslan Tleubayev, Lieuwe Westra

BMC Racing Team
Greg Van Avermaet, Marcus Burghardt, Jean-Pierre Drucker, Floris Gerts, Daniel Oss, Manuel Quinziato, Michael Schar, Stefan Küng

Cannondale Pro Cycling Team
Jack Bauer, Alberto Bettiol, Patrick Bevin, Matti Breschel, Sebastian Langeveld, Kristoffer Skjerping, Dylan van Baarle, Ryan Mullen

Dimension Data
Matthew Brammeier, Nick Dougall, Tyler Farrar, Reinardt J. van Rensburg, Mekseb Debesay, Mark Renshaw, Jay Robert Thomson

Etixx – Quick Step
Tom Boonen, Iljo Keisse, Łukasz Wiśniowski, Zdenek Stybar, Niki Terpstra, Matteo Trentin, Stijn Vandenbergh, Tony Martin

FDJ
Mickaël Delage, Arnaud Démare, Murilo Antonio Fischer, Marc Sarreau, Ignatas Konovalovas, Matthieu Ladagnous, Johan Le Bon, Olivier Le Gac

Giant – Alpecin
Bert De Backer, Zico Waeytens, Søren Kragh Andersen, Koen de Kort, Ramon Sinkeldam, Tom Stamsnijder, Albert Timmer, Roy Curvers

IAM Cycling
Dries Devenyns, Oliver Naesen, Heinrich Haussler, Reto Hollenstein, Vegard Stake Laengen, Sondre Holst Enger, Vicente Reynes, Aleksejs Saramotins

Lampre – Merida
Mattia Cattaneo, Chun Kai Feng, Roberto Ferrari, Marko Kump, Sacha Modolo, Luka Pibernik, Federico Zurlo, Gang Xu

Lotto Soudal
Jürgen Roelandts, Sean De Bie, Jasper De Buyst, Frederik Frison, Pim Ligthart, Tiesj Benoot, Marcel Sieberg, Jelle Wallays

LottoNL-Jumbo
Sep Vanmarcke, Maarten Wynants, Bram Tankink, Maarten Tjallingii, Twan Castelijns, Jos van Emden, Timo Roosen, Tom Leezer

Movistar Team
Jorge Arcas, Carlos Betancur, Nelson Oliveira, Antonio Pedrero, Juan José Lobato, Jasha Sütterlin, Andrey Amador, Francisco Ventoso

Orica GreenEDGE
Jens Keukeleire, Sam Bewley, Mitchell Docker, Luke Durbridge, Luka Mezgec, Magnus Cort, Svein Tuft

Team Katusha
Alexander Kristoff, Marco Haller, Alexander Porsev, Dmitry Kozonchuk, Sven Erik Bystrøm, Viacheslav Kuznetsov, Michael Mørkøv, Nils Politt

Team Sky
Ian Stannard, Michal Golas, Christian Knees, Salvatore Puccio, Luke Rowe, Andrew Fenn, Michal Kwiatkowski, Elia Viviani

Tinkoff
Peter Sagan, Juraj Sagan, Jay McCarthy, Maciej Bodnar, Oscar Gatto, Michael Gogl, Adam Blythe, Nikolay Trusov

Trek – Segafredo
Fabian Cancellara, Stijn Devolder, Boy van Poppel, Jasper Stuyven, Yaroslav Popovych, Gregory Rast, Markel Irizar, Marco Coledan

Procontinental teams

Bora-Argon 18
Shane Archbold, Sam Bennett, Zakkari Dempster, Ralf Matzka, Christoph Pfingsten, Andreas Schillinger, Rüdiger Selig, Scott Thwaites

Direct Energie
Sylvain Chavanel, Ryan Anderson, Antoine Duchesne, Yohann Gene, Fabien Grellier, Tony Hurel, Alexandre Pichot, Angelo Tulik

Fortuneo – Vital Concept
Boris Vallée, Vegard Breen, Yauheni Hutarovich, Benoit Jarrier, Daniel McLay, Arnaud Gerard, Steven Tronet, Florian Vachon

Roompot – Oranje Peloton
Jesper Asselman, Berden de Vries, Kai Reus, Tim Kerkhof, Michel Kreder, Wesley Kreder, Ivar Slik, Sjoerd van Ginneken

Southeast – Venezuela
Filippo Pozzato, Andrea dal Col, Matteo Draperi, Giuseppe Fonzi, Liam Bertazzo, Mirko Tedeschi, Mirko Trosino, Eugert Zhupa

Topsport Vlaanderen – Baloise
Preben Van Hecke, Moreno De pauw, Maxime Farazijn, Sander Helven, Stijn Steels, Tim Declercq, Jef Van Meirhaeghe, Pieter Vanspeybrouck

Wanty – Groupe Gobert
Frederik Backaert, Dimitri Claeys, Robin Stenuit, Kevin Van Melsen, Antoine Demoitie, Simone Antonini, Marco Marcato, Mark McNally

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