Tour of the Basque Country 2016: Riders

Basque Country Joaquim RodriguezThe Tour of the Basque Country is definitely a race to look forward to - what a start list! Title defender Joaquim Rodriguez, Alberto Contador, Nairo Quintana, Fabio Aru, Mikel Landa, Robert Gesink, Thibaut Pinot... just to name a few. Cyclingstage.com brings you all contenders in the 2016 Tour of the Basque Country. (Slideshow route/profile)

World Tour Teams

AG2R La Mondiale
Jan Bakelants, Quentin Jauregui, Hubert Dupont, Blel Kadri, Pierre Latour, Matteo Montaguti, Christophe Riblon, Alexis Vuillermoz

Astana Pro Team
Fabio Aru, Dario Cataldo, Artyom Zakharov, Andrey Zeits, Miguel Ángel López, Diego Rosa, Luis León Sánchez, Paolo Tiralongo

BMC Racing Team
Samuel Sánchez, John Darwin Atapuma, Damiano Caruso, Silvan Dillier, Amaël Moinard, Joey Rosskopf, Peter Velits, Danilo Wyss

Cannondale Pro Cycling Team
Pierre Rolland, Tom-Jelte Slagter, André Cardoso, Simon Clarke, Lawson Craddock, Alex Howes, Michael Woods, Davide Villella

Dimension Data
Igor Anton, Natnael Berhane, Stephen Cummings, Omar Fraile, Mekseb Debesay, Serge Pauwels, Johann van Zyl, Daniel Teklehaimanot

Etixx – Quick Step
Daniel Martin, Gianluca Brambilla, Laurens De Plus, Rodrigo Contreras, Julien Vermote, Pieter Serry, Martin Velits, Carlos Verona

FDJ
Thibaut Pinot, William Bonnet, Steve Morabito, Cédric Pineau, Sebastien Reichenbach, Anthony Roux, Jérémy Roy, Arthur Vichot

Giant – Alpecin
Warren Barguil, Johannes Fröhlinger, Caleb Fairly, Simon Geschke, Carter Jones, Fredrik Ludvigsson, Sam Oomen, Sindre Skjøstad Lunke

IAM Cycling
Marcel Wyss, Clément Chevrier, Stefan Denifl, Jonathan Fumeaux, Pirmin Lang, Marcel Aregger, David Tanner, Larry Warbasse

Lampre – Merida
Rui Costa, Valerio Conti, Mário Costa, Manuele Mori, Louis Meintjes, Simone Petilli, Jan Polanc, Diego Ulissi

Lotto Soudal
Tony Gallopin, Maxime Monfort, Sander Armée, Thomas De Gendt, Tosh Van der sande, Jelle Vanendert, Louis Vervaeke, Tim Wellens

LottoNL-Jumbo
Robert Gesink, Enrico Battaglin, George Bennett, Koen Bouwman, Victor Campenaerts, Bert-Jan Lindeman, Paul Martens, Wilco Kelderman

Movistar Team
Nairo Quintana, Ion Izagirre, Gorka Izagirre, Winner Anacona, Jesús Herrada, Rory Sutherland, Daniel Moreno, Giovanni Visconti

Orica GreenEDGE
Michael Albasini, Simon Gerrans, Christopher Juul-Jensen, Christian Meier, Rubén Plaza, Amets Txurruka, Adam Yates, Simon Yates

Team Katusha
Joaquim Rodriguez, Jurgen Van den Broeck, Simon Špilak, Maxim Belkov, Sergei Chernetckii, Jhonatan Restrepo, Egor Silin, Ángel Vicioso

Team Sky
Mikel Landa, Sergio Luis Henao, Philip Deignan, Sebastián Henao, Vasil Kiryienka, David Lopez, Lars Petter Nordhaug, Xabier Zandio

Tinkoff
Alberto Contador, Roman Kreuziger, Jesper Hansen, Sérgio Paulinho, Robert Kišerlovski, Evgeni Petrov, Matteo Tosatto, Michael Valgren

Trek – Segafredo
Bauke Mollema, Ryder Hesjedal, Fränk Schleck, Haimar Zubeldia, Laurent Didier, Fabio Felline, Kiel Reijnen, Peter Stetina

Procontinental teams

Caja Rural – Seguros RGA
Pello Bilbao, Domingos Gonçalves, Miguel Ángel Benito, Fabricio Ferrari, José Gonçalves, Ángel Madrazo, Eduard Prades, Jonathan Lastra

Cofidis, Solutions Crédits
Daniel Navarro, Julien Simon, Yoann Bagot, Nicolas Edet, Arnold Jeannesson, Luis Ángel Maté, Rudy Molard, Anthony Turgis

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