Paris - Nice 2016: Riders

Paris Nice rider richie porteDuring the eight days that comprise Paris-Nice the riders face 1,300 kilometres of racing and 31 climbs. Alberto Contador will be at the party, as is title defender Richie Porte, while Geraint Thomas leads Team Sky. Cyclingstage. com brings you the start list of Paris-Nice 2016. (Slideshow route/profile)

World Tour Teams

AG2R La Mondiale
Romain Bardet, Mikael Cherel, Axel Domont, Ben Gastauer, Cyril Gautier, Alexis Gougeard, Pierre Latour, Alexis Vuillermoz

Astana Pro Team
Luis León Sánchez, Lars Boom, Daniil Fominykh, Dmitriy Gruzdev, Tanel Kangert, Alexey Lutsenko, Diego Rosa, Lieuwe Westra

BMC Racing Team
Richie Porte, Marcus Burghardt, Philippe Gilbert, Ben Hermans, Amaël Moinard, Michael Schar, Peter Velits, Danilo Wyss

Cannondale Pro Cycling Team
Pierre Rolland, Patrick Bevin, Matti Breschel, Lawson Craddock, Tom-Jelte Slagter, Andrew Talansky, Dylan Van baarle, Wouter Wippert

Dimension Data
Serge Pauwels, Matthew Brammeier, Tyler Farrar, Nathan Haas, Jacques J. van Rensburg, Youcef Reguigui, Daniel Teklehaimanot, Jay Robert Thomson

Etixx – Quick Step
Tom Boonen, David de la Cruz, Marcel Kittel, Nikolas Maes, Fabio Sabatini, Pieter Serry, Niki Terpstra, Stijn Vandenbergh

FDJ
Arthur Vichot, Arnaud Courteille, Mickaël Delage, Arnaud Démare, Odd Christian Eiking, Daniel Hoelgaard, Ignatas Konovalovas, Kévin Réza

Giant – Alpecin
Tom Dumoulin, Roy Curvers, Koen de Kort, Simon Geschke, Cheng Ji, Tobias Ludvigsson, Georg Preidler, Laurens ten Dam

IAM Cycling
Jérome Coppel, Matthias Brändle, Stefan Denifl, Dries Devenyns, Vegard Stake Laengen, Oliver Naesen, Vicente Reynes, Jonas Van Genechten

Lampre – Merida
Rui Costa, Mário Costa, Matteo Bono, Davide Cimolai, Tsgabu Grmay, Marko Kump, Louis Meintjes, Luka Pibernik

Lotto Soudal
Tony Gallopin, Lars Bak, Thomas De gendt, André Greipel, Adam Hansen, Jelle Vanendert, Tim Wellens

LottoNL-Jumbo
Wilco Kelderman, George Bennett, Victor Campenaerts, Steven Kruijswijk, Paul Martens, Bram Tankink, Jos van Emden, Sep Vanmarcke

Movistar Team
Ion Izagirre, Imanol Erviti, Rubén Fernández, Jesús Herrada, José Herrada, Gorka Izagirre, Juan José Lobato, José Joaquin Rojas

Orica GreenEDGE
Michael Matthews, Michael Albasini, Sam Bewley, Mitchell Docker, Daryl Impey, Magnus Cort, Amets Txurruka, Simon Yates

Team Katusha
Simon Špilak, Sven Erik Bystrøm, Jacopo Guarnieri, Pavel Kochetkov, Alexander Kristoff, Sergey Lagutin, Michael Mørkøv, Ilnur Zakarin

Team Sky
Geraint Thomas, Ian Boswell, Sergio Luis Henao, Mikel Nieve, Nicolas Roche, Luke Rowe, Ian Stannard, Ben Swift

Tinkoff
Alberto Contador, Robert Kišerlovski, Rafal Majka, Sérgio Paulinho, Pawel Poljanski, Matteo Tosatto, Joeri Trofimov, Michael Valgren

Trek – Segafredo
Fränk Schleck, Fumiyuki Beppu, Niccolo Bonifazio, Laurent Didier, Fabio Felline, Gregory Rast, Edward Theuns, Boy van Poppel

Procontinental teams

Cofidis, Solutions Crédits
Nacer Bouhanni, Jérôme Cousin, Arnold Jeannesson, Christophe Laporte, Cyril Lemoine, Luis Ángel Maté, Julien Simon, Geoffrey Soupe

Delko Marseille Provence KTM
Rémy Di Grégorio, Romain Combaud, Daniel Diaz, Leonardo Duque, Delio Fernandez, Thierry Hupond, Quentin Pacher, Evaldas Siskevicius

Direct Energie
Sylvain Chavanel, Lilian Calmejane, Antoine Duchesne, Adrien Petit, Alexandre Pichot, Perrig Quemeneur, Angelo Tulik, Thomas Voeckler

Fortuneo – Vital Concept
Chris Anker Sørensen, Anthony Delaplace, Pierrick Fedrigo, Julien Loubet, Daniel McLay, Pierre-Luc Perichon, Steven Tronet, Florian Vachon

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