Tour of Oman 2016: Riders

tour of oman rider alexander kristoffThe Tour of Oman is the only race in the Middle East featuring serious climbs, which leads to an impressive field with strong overall contenders. Title holder Rafael Valls will not participate, but the following riders will: Richie Porte, Vincenzo Nibali, Daniel Martin, Romain Bardet, Tom Dumoulin and Rui Costa, while Alexander Kristoff will be eyeing up the flat stages. Cyclingstage.com brings you the contenders in the 2016 Tour of Oman. (Slideshow route/profile)

World Tour Teams

AG2R La Mondiale
Johan Vansummeren, Sébastien Minard, Hugo Houle, Alexis Gougeard, Romain Bardet, Domenico Pozzovivo, Damien Gaudin, Sébastien Turgot

Astana Pro Team
Alexey Lutsenko, Vincenzo Nibali, Eros Capecchi, Gatis Smukulis, Arman Kamyshev, Laurens De Vreese, Michele Scarponi, Bakhtiyar Kozhatayev, Jakob Fuglsang, Valerio Agnoli, Andrea Guardini

BMC Racing Team
Richie Porte, Jean-Pierre Drucker, Daniel Oss, Manuel Quinziato, Joey Rosskopf, Michael Schar, Greg Van Avermaet, Rick Zabel

Dimension Data for Qhubeka
Edvald Boasson Hagen, Youcef Reguigui, Tyler Farrar, Daniel Teklehaimanot, Serge Pauwels, Nathan Haas, Jacques J. van Rensburg, Merhawi Kudus

Etixx – Quick Step
Gianluca Brambilla, Daniel Martin, Bob Jungels, Gianni Meersman, Iljo Keisse, Stijn Vandenbergh, Laurens De Plus, Guillaume Van Keirsbulck

Giant – Alpecin
Søren Kragh Andersen, Johannes Frohlinger, Tom Dumoulin, Cheng Ji, Tom Stamsnijder, Zico Waeytens

Lampre – Merida
Rui Costa, Matteo Bono, Davide Cimolai, Mário Costa, Marko Kump, Luka Pibernik, Federico Zurlo

LottoNL-Jumbo
Tom Van Asbroeck, Moreno Hofland, Maarten Wynants, George Bennett, Twan Castelijns, Timo Roosen, Robert Wagner, Mike Teunissen

Team Katusha
Sven Erik Bystrøm, Jacopo Guarnieri, Marco Haller, Pavel Kochetkov, Dmitry Kozonchuk, Alexander Kristoff, Michael Mørkøv, Jurgen Van den Broeck

Procontinental teams

Bora-Argon 18
Shane Archbold, Sam Bennett, Emanuel Buchmann, Patrick Konrad, Gregor Mühlberger, Dominik Nerz, Christoph Pfingsten, Rüdiger Selig

CCC Sprandi Polkowice
Davide Rebellin, Adrian Honkisz, Tomasz Kiendys, Adrian Kurek, Jaroslaw Marycz, Simone Ponzi, Grzegorz Stepniak

Drapac Professional Cycling
Travis Meyer, Jordan Kerby, Brendan Canty, Samuel Spokes, Nathan Earle, Adam Phelan, Bernard Sulzberger, Peter Koning

Fortuneo – Vital Concept
Vegard Breen, Arnaud Gerard, Yauheni Hutarovich, Benoit Jarrier, Pierre-Luc Perichon, Eduardo Sepúlveda, Steven Tronet, Boris Vallée

Roompot – Oranje Peloton
Pieter Weening, Andre Looij, Wesley Kreder, Jesper Asselman, Brian van Goethem, Berden de Vries, Tim Kerkhof, Ivar Slik

Stölting Service Group
Gerald Ciolek, Linus Gerdemann, Rasmus Guldhammer, Alexander Kamp, Romain Lemarchand, Christian Mager, Michael Reihs, Fabian Wegmann

Topsport Vlaanderen – Baloise
Preben Van Hecke, Amaury Capiot, Stijn Steels, Kenneth Van Rooy, Pieter Vanspeybrouck, Jef Van Meirhaeghe, Tim Declercq, Floris De Tier

UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team
Carlos Eduardo Alzate, Janez Brajkovič, Matthew Busche, Marco Canola, Daniel Eaton, Chris Jones, Karl Menzies, Bradley White

Wanty – Groupe Gobert
Simone Antonini, Kenny Dehaes, Enrico Gasparotto, Roy Jans, Marco Marcato, Mark Mcnally, Robin Stenuit, Bjorn Thurau

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