Tour Down Under 2017: Riders

peter sagan - Tour Down Under 2017: RidersWith the start of the Tour Down Under the 2017 UCI World Tour season begins on 17 January. Title defender Simon Gerrans, World Champion Peter Sagan, Richie Porte and Esteban Chaves are among the most prominent contenders. Cyclingstage.com brings you the start list of the 2017 Tour Down Under. (Slideshow route/profile)

World Tour Teams

AG2R La Mondiale
Jan Bakelants, Julien Bérard, François Bidard, Ben Gastauer, Clément Chevrier, Matteo Montaguti, Domenico Pozzovivo

Astana Pro Team
Luis León Sánchez, Paolo Tiralongo, Oscar Gatto, Michael Valgren, Matti Breschel, Artyom Zakharov, Laurens De Vreese

Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team
Giovanni Visconti, Tsgabu Grmay, Yukiya Arashiro, Niccolo Bonifazio, Chun Kai Feng, Ondrej Cink, Janez Brajkovič

BMC Racing Team
Rohan Dennis, Danilo Wyss, Richie Porte, Amaël Moinard, Francisco Ventoso, Miles Scotson, Damiano Caruso

Bora – Hansgrohe
Peter Sagan, Sam Bennett, Gregor Mühlberger, Rüdiger Selig, Michael Kolar, Jay McCarthy, Lukas Pöstlberger

Cannondale-Drapac Pro Cycling Team
Tom-Jelte Slagter, Patrick Bevin, Tom Van Asbroeck, Brendan Canty, Michael Woods, William Clarke, Alex Howes

Dimension Data
Mark Renshaw, Nathan Haas, Lachlan Morton, Ben O’connor, Jaco Venter, Tyler Farrar, Jacques J. van Rensburg

FDJ
Anthony Roux, Odd Christian Eiking, Jérémy Maison, Arnaud Courteille, Lorrenzo Manzin, Matthieu Ladagnous, Johan Le Bon

Lotto Soudal
Thomas De Gendt, Lars Bak, James Callum Shaw, Sander Armée, Rafael Valls, Sean De Bie, Adam Hansen

LottoNL-Jumbo
Robert Gesink, Koen Bouwman, Paul Martens, Bert-Jan Lindeman, Enrico Battaglin, Robert Wagner, Alexey Vermeulen

Movistar Team
Jasha Sütterlin, José Herrada, Jesús Herrada, Carlos Barbero, Gorka Izagirre, Víctor de la Parte, Marc Soler

ORICA-Scott
Simon Gerrans, Esteban Chaves, Daryl Impey, Roger Kluge, Luke Durbridge, Caleb Ewan, Damien Howson

Quick-Step Floors
Martin Velits, Dries Devenyns, Petr Vakoc, Jack Bauer, Enric Mas, Eros Capecchi, Gianluca Brambilla

Team Katusha – Alpecin
Tiago Machado, Ángel Vicioso, José Gonçalves, Maurits Lammertink, Baptiste Planckaert, Sven Erik Bystrøm, Jhonatan Restrepo

Team Sky
Geraint Thomas, Sebastián Henao, Sergio Luis Henao, Owain Doull, Luke Rowe, Ian Stannard, Danny van Poppel

Team Sunweb
Wilco Kelderman, Johannes Fröhlinger, Chris Hamilton, Simon Geschke, Lennard Hofstede, Nikias Arndt, Phil Bauhaus

Trek – Segafredo
Laurent Didier, Koen de Kort, Edward Theuns, Ruben Guerreiro, Jarlinson Pantano, Peter Stetina, Mads Pedersen

UAE Abu Dhabi
Ben Swift, Marco Marcato, Marko Kump, Vegard Stake Laengen, Louis Meintjes, Manuele Mori, Diego Ulissi

Wild card team

UniSA-Australia
Cameron Meyer, Callum Scotson, Lucas Hamilton, Michael Storer, Jai Hindley, Samuel Jenner, Nathan Earle

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