Ruta del Sol 2018: Riders

mikel landa - Ruta del Sol 2018: RidersChris Froome, Mikel Landa and title defender Alejandro Valverde are among the most prominent contenders in the race in the deep south of Spain. Cyclingstage.com brings you the start list of the 2018 Ruta del Sol, a.k.a. Vuelta a Andalucía. (Slideshow route/profile)

World Tour Teams

AG2R La Mondiale
Oliver Naesen, Gediminas Bagdonas, Silvan Dillier, Julien Duval, Alexis Gougeard, Nans Peters, Clément Venturini

Astana Pro Team
Jakob Fuglsang, Sergei Chernetckii, Oscar Gatto, Bakhtiyar Kozhatayev, Moreno Moser, Luis León Sánchez, Michael Valgren

Lotto Soudal
Maxime Monfort, Lars Bak, Moreno Hofland, James Shaw, Tosh Van der Sande, Jelle Vanendert, Tim Wellens

LottoNL-Jumbo
Steven Kruijswijk, Enrico Battaglin, Koen Bouwman, Stef Clement, Floris De Tier, Pascal Eenkhoorn, Maarten Wynants

Movistar Team
Mikel Landa, Andrey Amador, Jorge Arcas, Carlos Barbero, Imanol Erviti, Héctor Carretero, Marc Soler

Team EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale
Sebastian Langeveld, Matti Breschel, Simon Clarke, Joe Dombrowski, Sacha Modolo, Tom Van Asbroeck, Sep Vanmarcke

Team Sky
Chris Froome, David de la Cruz, Philip Deignan, Christian Knees, Wout Poels, Salvatore Puccio, Dylan van Baarle

Procontinental teams

Burgos-BH
Matvey Mamykin, Jorge Cubero, Silvio Herklotz, José Mendes, Diego Rubio, Jordi Simón, Óscar Cabedo

Caja Rural – Seguros RGA
Sergio Pardilla, Álvaro Cuadros, Guillermo Lluís Mas, Antonio Molina, Cristian Rodríguez, Gonzalo Serrano, Andres Nelson Soto

CCC Sprandi Polkowice
Manuel Amaro Antunes, Kamil Gradek, Marko Kump, Lukasz Owsian, Jan Tratnik, Jonas Koch, Michal Schlegel

Delko Marseille Provence KTM
Javier Moreno, Delio Fernandez, Brenton Jones, Nikolay Mihaylov, Gatis Smukulis, Julien Trarieux, Przemysław Kasperkiewicz

Direct Energie
Rein Taaramäe, Thomas Boudat, Jérôme Cousin, Damien Gaudin, Romain Cardis, Adrien Petit, Romain Sicard

Euskadi – Murias
Julien Loubet, Jon Aberasturi, Mikel Bizkarra, Garikoitz Bravo, Eduard Prades, Héctor Saez, Enrique Sanz

Fundación Euskadi
Ander Jon Insausti, Iker Azkarate, Ibai Azurmendi, Egoitz Fernández, Ricardo Garcia, Antonio Juan Lopez Cozar, Gotzon Martin

Gazprom-RusVelo
Alexander Porsev, Ildar Arslanov, Alexander Foliforov, Roman Maikin, Aleksey Rybalkin, Nicolay Cherkasov, Evgeny Kobernyak

Israel Cycling Academy
Ben Hermans, Rubén Plaza, Kristian Sbaragli, Dennis van Winden, Guy Niv, Daniel Turek, Manuel José Díaz

Nippo – Vini Fantini – Europa Ovini
Joan Bou, Damiano Cima, Michael Eduard Grosu, Sho Hatsuyama, Marino Kobayashi, Alan Marangoni, Kohei Uchima

Rally Cycling
Evan Huffman, Ryan Anderson, Rob Britton, Matteo Dal-Cin, Colin Joyce, Emerson Oronte

Roompot – Nederlandse Loterij
Coen Vermeltfoort, Jesper Asselman, Robbert De Greef, Nick van der Lijke, Martijn Budding, Jeroen Meijers, Oscar Riesebeek

Sport Vlaanderen – Baloise
Dries Van Gestel, Christophe Noppe, Edward Planckaert, Jonas Rickaert, Thomas Sprengers, Preben Van Hecke, Aaron Verwilst

Vérandas Willems-Crelan
Sean De Bie, Stijn Devolder, Huub Duyn, Aidis Kruopis, David Tanner, Michael Goolaerts

Wanty – Groupe Gobert
Guillaume Martin, Jerome Baugnies, Thomas Degand, Marco Minnaard, Andrea Pasqualon, Kevin Van Melsen

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