Tour de France 2019: Riders and teams

geraint thomas - Tour de France 2019The 2019 Tour de France sets off on the 6th of July from Brussels. The line-up consists of 22 teams with eight riders each, so 176 riders will be competing. The 2018 podium – Geraint Thomas, Tom Dumoulin, Chris Froome – is confirmed. As are Thibaut Pinot, Romain Bardet, Nairo Quintana, Vincenzo Nibal, Steven Kruijswijk, Greg Van Avermaet, Dylan Groenewegen and Peter Sagan. Another likely contender is 30-time stage winner Mark Cavendish. (Slideshow route/profile)

Take a look at the provisional start list of the 2019 Tour de France.

In 2019, Chris Froome will be targeting to join five-time champions Merckx, Hinault, Anquetil and Indurain.

Tour de France 2019: routes, profiles, more

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