2016 Abu Dhabi Tour Startlist Unveiled

2016 Abu Dhabi Tour Startlist Unveiled

The official start list of the second edition of the Abu Dhabi Tour is revealed. It includes 18 teams, 11 of which are from the WorldTour, with a total number of 107 riders.

Among the starters are the Official Abu Dhabi Tour Ambassador, the Manxman Mark Cavendish, the Giro d’Italia winner Vincenzo Nibali (Italy), the seven-time overall Grand Tour winner Alberto Contador (Spain), the duo of puncheurs John Degenkolb (Germany) and Michael Matthews (Australia), the sprinter André Greipel (Germany), two gold medalists from Rio 2016, the Italian Elia Viviani (Omnium) and the Belgian Greg Van Avermaet (Individual Road Race), the Costa Rican rider Andrey Amador and the local hero Yousif Mirza, the highest profile rider in the UAE.


2016 Abu Dhabi Tour Startlist

AST ASTANA PRO TEAM KAZ
1 NIBALI Vincenzo ITA
2 AGNOLI Valerio ITA
3 GUARDINI Andrea ITA
4 KANGERT Tanel EST
5 SMUKULIS Gatis LAT
6 VANOTTI Alessandro ITA
BMC BMC RACING TEAM USA
11 VAN AVERMAET Greg BEL
12 BOHLI Tom SUI
13 DRUCKER Jean Pierre LUX
14 GERTS Floris NED
15 HERMANS Ben BEL
16 SCHÄR Michael SUI
CCC CCC SPRANDI POLKOWICE POL
21 REBELLIN Davide ITA
22 BANASZEK Alan POL
23 HIRT Jan CZE
24 OWSIAN Lukasz POL
25 PALUTA Michal POL
26 PATERSKI Maciej POL
GAZ GAZPROM – RUSVELO RUS
31 FIRSANOV Sergey RUS
32 SOLOMENNIKOV Andrey RUS
33 KOLOBNEV Alexandr RUS
34 MAIKIN Roman RUS
35 NYCH Artem RUS
36 SHALUNOV Evgeny RUS
LAM LAMPRE – MERIDA ITA
41 ULISSI Diego ITA
42 FENG Chun Kai TPE
43 MODOLO Sacha ITA
44 PIBERNIK Luka SLO
45 POLANC Jan SLO
46 RAVASI Edward ITA
LTS LOTTO SOUDAL BEL
51 GREIPEL André GER
52 ARMEE Sander BEL
53 DE GENDT Thomas BEL
54 FRISON Frederik BEL
55 VANENDERT Jelle BEL
56 WALLAYS Jelle BEL
MCC MINSK CYCLING CLUB BLR
61 BAZHKOU Stanislau BLR
62 GOLOVASH Oleksandr UKR
63 IVASHKIN Anton BLR
64 KLIMIANKOU Kanstantsin BLR
65 PAPOK Siarhei BLR
66 SOBAL Yauheni BLR
MOV MOVISTAR TEAM ESP
71 AMADOR BIKKAZAKOVA Andrey CRC
72 ANACONA GOMEZ Winner COL
73 BETANCUR GOMEZ Carlos A. COL
74 LOBATO DEL VALLE Juan Jose ESP
75 QUINTANA ROJAS Dayer Uberney COL
76 VENTOSO ALBERDI Francisco J. ESP
ANS NASR DUBAI UAE
81 ALHAMMADI Yousif UAE
82 ALBALUSHI Majid UAE
83 ALHAMMADI Badr UAE
84 ALMANSOORI Ahmed UAE
85 ALMANSOORI Jaber UAE
86 ALMEMARI Nasser UAE
ONE ONE PRO CYCLING GBR
91 DOMAGALSKI Karol POL
92 HOUSE Kristian GBR
93 MCCORMICK Hayden NZL
94 SMITH Dion NZL
95 VON HOFF Steele AUS
96 WILLIAMS Samuel GBR
OBE ORICA BIKEEXCHANGE AUS
101 MATTHEWS Michael AUS
102 DOCKER Mitchell AUS
103 KEUKELEIRE Jens BEL
105 NIELSEN Magnus Cort DEN
106 VERONA QUINTANILLA Carlos ESP
DDD TEAM DIMENSION DATA RSA
111 CAVENDISH Mark GBR
112 EISEL Bernhard AUT
113 REGUIGUI Youcef ALG
114 RENSHAW Mark AUS
115 DEBESAY Mekseb RSA
116 THOMSON Jay Robert RSA
TGA TEAM GIANT – ALPECIN GER
121 DEGENKOLB John GER
122 DE KORT Koen NED
123 LUDVIGSSON Tobias SWE
124 SINKELDAM Ramon NED
125 TUSVELD Martijn NED
126 WAEYTENS Zico BEL
SKY TEAM SKY GBR
131 VIVIANI Elia ITA
132 DOULL Owain GBR
133 FENN Andrew GBR
134 KWIATKOWSKI Michal POL
135 ROCHE Nicholas IRL
136 VAN POPPEL Danny NED
WGN TEAM WIGGINS GBR
141 DIBBEN Jonathan GBR
142 KNOX James GBR
143 LATHAM Christopher GBR
144 O’LOUGHLIN Michael IRL
145 PEARSON Daniel GBR
146 TENNANT Andrew GBR
TNK TINKOFF RUS
151 CONTADOR VELASCO Alberto ESP
152 BASKA Erik SVK
153 HANSEN Jesper DEN
154 HERNANDEZ BLAZQUEZ Jesus ESP
155 KOLAR Michael SVK
156 SAGAN Juraj SVK
TFS TREK – SEGAFREDO USA
161 NIZZOLO Giacomo ITA
162 BERNARD Julien FRA
163 BONIFAZIO Niccolò ITA
164 COLEDAN Marco ITA
165 MOSCA Jacopo ITA
166 REIJNEN Kiel USA
WIL WILIER TRIESTINA – SOUTHEAST ITA
171 MARECZKO Jakub ITA
172 BELLETTI Manuel ITA
173 BUSATO Matteo ITA
174 DRAPERI Matteo ITA
175 POZZATO Filippo ITA
176 ZHUPA Eugert ALB
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