Tour de Suisse 2016: Riders

Tour de Suisse rider Peter SaganIn every respect, the Tour de Suisse boast an interesting field. The likes of Peter Sagan, Michael Matthews, Philippe Gilbert, and Fabian Cancellara are at the start, while Geraint Thomas, triple winner Rui Costa and Wilco Kelderman are eager to dethrone title defender Simon Spilak. Cyclingstage.com brings you the start list of the 2016 Tour de Suisse. (Slideshow route/profile)

World Tour Teams

AG2R La Mondiale
Jean-Christophe Peraud, Hubert Dupont, Damien Gaudin, Pierre Latour, Sébastien Minard, Christophe Riblon, Jesse Sergent, Sébastien Turgot

Astana Pro Team
Miguel Ángel López, Lars Boom, Laurens De Vreese, Davide Malacarne, Michele Scarponi, Gatis Smukulis, Alessandro Vanotti, Lieuwe Westra

BMC Racing Team
Tejay van Garderen, John Darwin Atapuma, Silvan Dillier, Philippe Gilbert, Samuel Sánchez, Michael Schar, Dylan Teuns, Danilo Wyss

Cannondale Pro Cycling Team
Andrew Talansky, Joe Dombrowski, Matti Breschel, Kristijan Koren, Toms Skujiņš, Davide Villella, Patrick Bevin, Ruben Zepuntke

Dimension Data
Kanstantsin Siutsou, Natnael Berhane, Matthew Brammeier, Tyler Farrar, Reinardt J. van Rensburg, Merhawi Kudus, Adrien Niyonshuti, Jay Robert Thomson

Etixx – Quick Step
Zdenek Stybar, Rodrigo Contreras, Iljo Keisse, Fernando Gaviria, Petr Vakoc, Yves Lampaert, Maximiliano Richeze, Julien Vermote

FDJ
Odd Christian Eiking, Cédric Pineau, Kenny Elissonde, Johan Le Bon, Pierre-Henri Lecuisinier, Jérémy Maison, Laurent Pichon, Kévin Réza

Giant – Alpecin
Warren Barguil, Johannes Fröhlinger, Simon Geschke, Cheng Ji, Tobias Ludvigsson, Sindre Skjøstad lunke, Sam Oomen, Laurens ten Dam

IAM Cycling
Mathias Frank, Matthias Brändle, Dries Devenyns, Martin Elmiger, Reto Hollenstein, Jarlinson Pantano, Marcel Wyss, Oliver Zaugg

Lampre – Merida
Rui Costa, Yukiya Arashiro, Matteo Bono, Davide Cimolai, Kristijan Durasek, Mário Costa, Jan Polanc, Przemyslaw Niemiec

Lotto Soudal
Tim Wellens, Sander Armée, Tiesj Benoot, Pim Ligthart, Jürgen Roelandts, Tosh Van der Sande, Jelle Vanendert, Jelle Wallays

LottoNL-Jumbo
Robert Gesink, Tom Van Asbroeck, Koen Bouwman, Twan Castelijns, Wilco Kelderman, Bert-Jan Lindeman, Paul Martens, Bram Tankink

Movistar Team
Ion Izagirre, Winner Anacona, Jorge Arcas, Alex Dowsett, Jonathan Castroviejo, Gorka Izagirre, Juan José Lobato, Jasha Sütterlin

Orica GreenEDGE
Michael Albasini, Michael Matthews, Luke Durbridge, Sam Bewley, Mathew Hayman, Christopher Juul-Jensen, Magnus Cort nielsen, Amets Txurruka

Team Katusha
Simon Špilak, Sven Erik Bystrøm, Sergei Chernetckii, Dmitry Kozonchuk, Sergey Lagutin, Tiago Machado, Matvey Mamykin, Jhonatan Restrepo

Team Sky
Geraint Thomas, Ian Boswell, Michal Golas, Leopold König, Vasil Kiryienka, David Lopez, Christian Knees, Danny van Poppel

Tinkoff
Peter Sagan, Maciej Bodnar, Jay McCarthy, Oscar Gatto, Ivan Rovny, Juraj Sagan, Evgeni Petrov, Manuele Boaro

Trek – Segafredo
Fabian Cancellara, Stijn Devolder, Gregory Rast, Kiel Reijnen, Fränk Schleck, Peter Stetina, Jasper Stuyven, Riccardo Zoidl

Procontinental teams

CCC Sprandi Polkowice
Sylwester Szmyd, Branislau Samoilau, Jan Hirt, Víctor de la Parte, Felix Grosschartner, Maciej Paterski, Simone Ponzi, Jaroslaw Marycz

Roompot – Oranje Peloton
Pieter Weening, Antwan Tolhoek, Michel Kreder, Raymond Kreder, Huub Duyn, Maurits Lammertink, Nick van der Lijke, Berden de Vries

Team Roth
Martin Kohler, Bruno Pires, Matthias Krizek, Nico Brüngger, Lukas Jaun, Andrea Pasqualon, Colin Stüssi, Valentin Baillifard

VERVA ActiveJet Pro Cycling Team
Paweł Cieślik, Adam Stachowiak, Jiri Polnicky, Karel Hnik, Jonas Koch, Kamil Gradek, Michal Podlaski, Jordi Simón

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