Tour Down Under 2015: Riders and teams

Tour Down Under rider Cadel EvansThe Tour Down Under is the first UCI World Tour race of the season and so all World Tour teams are present. It is Cadel Evans' last World Tour stint since he retires shortly after the race. Title-holder Simon Gerrans broke his collarbone 4 weeks before the start and is absent. Cyclinstage.com brings you all teams and selections. (Slideshow route/profile)

All teams have seven riders.

World Tour Teams Tour Down Under 2015:

AG2R
Samuel Dumoulin, Domenico Pozzovivo, Blel Kadri, Axel Domont, Alexis Gougeard, Christophe Riblon, Julien Bérard

Astana
Lieuwe Westra, Luis León Sánchez, Lars Boom, Davide Malacarne, Ruslan Tleubayev, Laurens De Vreese, Dario Cataldo

BMC
Cadel Evans, Rohan Dennis, Michael Schär, Silvan Dillier, Campbell Flakemore, Peter Stetina, Danilo Wyss

Cannondale-Garmin
Alex Howes, Ryder Hesjedal, Lasse Norman Hansen, Davide Villella, Nathan Haas, Jack Bauer, Moreno Moser

Etixx-Quick Step
Mark Renshaw, Maxime Bouet, David de la Cruz, Yves Lampaert, Pieter Serry, Martin Velits, Gianni Meersman

FDJ
Cédric Pineau, Lorrenzo Manzin, Jérémy Roy, Olivier Le Gac, Jussi Veikkanen, Sébastien Chavanel, Arnold Jeannesson

Giant-Alpecin
Simon Geschke, Koen De Kort, Lawson Craddock, Tom Dumoulin, Chad Haga, Marcel Kittel, Albert Timmer

IAM Cycling
Heinrich Haussler, Roger Kluge, Jarlinson Pantano, Vicente Reynes, David Tanner, Stef Clement, Martin Elmiger

Katusha
Sergey Lagutin, Tiago Machado, Giampaolo Caruso, Vladimir Isaychev, Rüdiger Selig, Alexey Tsatevich, Maxim Belkov

Lampre
Kristijan Durasek, Niccolo Bonifazio, Matteo Bono, Davide Cimolai, Roberto Ferrari, Manuele Mori, Tsgabu Grmay

LottoNL-Jumbo
George Bennett, Bert-jan Lindeman, Timo Roosen, Barry Markus, Martijn Keizer, Maarten Tjallingii, Rick Flens

Lotto-Soudal
Thomas De Gendt, Lars Ytting Bak, Gert Dockx, Kenny Dehaes, Adam Hansen, Greg Henderson, Boris Vallée

Movistar
Eros Capecchi, Ruben Fernandez, José Herrada, Gorka Izagirre, Pablo Lastras, Juan José Lobato, Enrique Sanz

Orica GreenEdge
Michael Hepburn, Cameron Meyer, Sam Bewley, Simon Clarke, Luke Durbridge, Mathew Hayman, Daryl Impey

Team Sky
Chris Sutton, Geraint Thomas, Ian Stannard, Luke Rowe, Salvatore Puccio, Richie Porte, Peter Kennaugh

Tinkoff-Saxo
Michael Rogers, Pavel Brutt, Manuele Boaro, Christopher Juul-Jensen, Michael Kolar, Oliver Zaugg, Jesper Hansen

Trek Factory Racing
Eugenio Alafaci, Marco Coledan, Giacomo Nizzolo, Laurent Didier, Daniel Mc Connell, Hayden Roulston, Calvin Watson

Procontinental Teams

Drapac Professional Cycling
Wouter Wippert, Thimothy Roe, William Clarke, Graeme Brown, Martin Kohler, Jordan Kerby, Travis Meyer

UniSA-Australia
Jack Bobridge, Alexander Edmondson, Jack Haig, Robert Power, Steele Von Hoff, Neil van der Ploeg, Miles Scotson

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