Tour de France organiser ASO has released the official start list, complete with rider numbers, for this year’s race.

Last year’s winner Alberto Contador (Astana) will wear the number one plate in the opening prologue time trial in Rotterdam on Saturday.

A total of 22 teams of nine riders will take part in the race, bringing the number of participants up to 198.

The 2010 Tour de France starts in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Saturday, July 3, and finishes in Paris on Sunday, July 25.

ASTANA (AST) KAZ
Sporting Manager : MARTINELLI Giuseppe
001 CONTADOR Alberto ESP
002 DE LA FUENTE David ESP
003 GRIVKO Andriy UKR
004 HERNANDEZ BLAZQUEZ Jesus ESP
005 IGLINSKIY Maxim KAZ
006 NAVARRO Daniel ESP
007 NOVAL GONZALEZ Benjamin ESP
008 TIRALONGO Paolo ITA
009 VINOKOUROV Alexandre KAZ

TEAM SAXO BANK (SAX) DEN
Sporting Manager : SCHMIDT Torsten
011 SCHLECK Andy LUX
012 BRESCHEL Matti DEN
013 CANCELLARA Fabian SUI
014 FUGLSANG Jakob DEN
015 O’GRADY Stuart AUS
016 SCHLECK Frank LUX
017 SORENSEN Chris DEN
018 SORENSEN Nicki DEN
019 VOIGT Jens GER

TEAM RADIOSHACK (RSH) USA
Sporting Manager : BRUYNEEL Johan
021 ARMSTRONG Lance USA
022 BRAJKOVIC Janez SLO
023 HORNER Christopher USA
024 KLÖDEN Andréas GER
025 LEIPHEIMER Levi USA
026 MURAVYEV Dmitriy KAZ
027 PAULINHO Sergio POR
028 POPOVYCH Yaroslav UKR
029 RAST Gregory SUI

SKY PRO CYCLING (SKY) GBR
Sporting Manager : YATES Sean
031 WIGGINS Bradley GBR
032 BARRY Michaël CAN
033 CUMMINGS Stephen GBR
034 FLECHA Juan Antonio ESP
035 GERRANS Simon AUS
036 BOASSON HAGEN Edvald NOR
037 LÖVKVIST Thomas SWE
038 PAUWELS Serge BEL
039 THOMAS Geraint GBR

LIQUIGAS-DOIMO (LIQ) ITA
Sporting Manager : ZANATTA Stefano
041 BASSO Ivan ITA
042 BELLOTTI Francesco ITA
043 KOREN Kristjan SLO
044 KREUZIGER Roman CZE
045 KUCHYNSKI Aleksandr BLR
046 OSS Daniel ITA
047 QUINZIATO Manuel ITA
048 SZMYD Sylvester POL
049 VANDBORG Brian DEN

GARMIN – TRANSITIONS (GRM) USA
Sporting Manager : WHITE Matthew
051 VANDEVELDE Christian USA
052 DEAN Julian NZL
053 FARRAR Tyler USA
054 HESJEDAL Ryder CAN
055 HUNTER Robert RSA
056 MAASKANT Martijn NED
057 MILLAR David GBR
058 VAN SUMMEREN Johan BEL
059 ZABRISKIE David USA

FRANCAISE DES JEUX (FDJ) FRA
Sporting Manager : BRICAUD Thierry
061 LE MEVEL Christophe FRA
062 CASAR Sandy FRA
063 DI GREGORIO Rémy FRA
064 GESLIN Anthony FRA
065 LADAGNOUS Matthieu FRA
066 ROUX Anthony FRA
067 ROY Jérémy FRA
068 SULZBERGER Wesley AUS
069 VAUGRENARD Benoît FRA

KATUSHA TEAM (KAT) RUS
Sporting Manager : PARSANI Serge
071 KARPETS Vladimir RUS
072 BRUTT Pavel RUS
073 IVANOV Serguei RUS
074 KOLOBNEV Alexandr RUS
075 MC EWEN Robbie AUS
076 PLIUSCHIN Alexandr MDA
077 RODRIGUEZ OLIVER Joaquin ESP
078 VANDENBERGH Styn BEL
079 VORGANOV Eduard RUS

AG2R LA MONDIALE (ALM) FRA
Sporting Manager : LAVENU Vincent
081 ROCHE Nicolas IRL
082 BOUET Maxime FRA
083 CHAMPION Dimitri FRA
084 ELMIGER Martin SUI
085 GADRET John FRA
086 LE LAY David FRA
087 MONDORY Lloyd FRA
088 NOCENTINI Rinaldo ITA
089 RIBLON Christophe FRA

CERVELO TEST TEAM (CTT) SUI
Sporting Manager : VAN POPPEL Jean-Paul
091 SASTRE Carlos ESP
092 FLORENCIO Xavier ESP
093 GUSTOV Volodymir UKR
094 HUNT Jérémy GBR
095 HUSHOVD Thor NOR
096 KLIER Andreas GER
097 KONOVALOVAS Ignatas LTU
098 LANCASTER Brett Daniel AUS
099 LLOYD Daniel GBR

OMEGA PHARMA – LOTTO (OLO) BEL
Sporting Manager : FRISON Herman
101 VAN DEN BROECK Jurgen BEL
102 AERTS Mario BEL
103 DE GREEF Francis BEL
104 DELAGE Mickael FRA
105 LANG Sebastian GER
106 LLOYD Matthew AUS
107 MORENO FERNANDEZ Daniel ESP
108 ROELANDTS Jürgen BEL
109 WEGELIUS Charles GBR

HTC – COLUMBIA (THR) USA
Sporting Manager : HOLM Brian
111 CAVENDISH Mark GBR
112 EISEL Bernhard AUT
113 GRABSCH Bert GER
114 HANSEN Adam AUS
115 MARTIN Tony GER
116 MONFORT Maxime BEL
117 RENSHAW Mark AUS
118 ROGERS Michael AUS
119 SIVTSOV Kanstantsin BLR

BMC RACING TEAM (BMC) USA
Sporting Manager : LELANGUE John
121 EVANS Cadel AUS
122 BALLAN Alessandro ITA
123 BOOKWALTER Brent USA
124 BURGHARDT Marcus GER
125 FRANK Mathias SUI
126 HINCAPIE George USA
127 KROON Karsten NED
128 MORABITO Steve SUI
129 SANTAMBROGIO Mauro ITA

QUICK STEP (QST) BEL
Sporting Manager : PEETERS Wilfried
131 CHAVANEL Sylvain FRA
132 BARREDO Carlos ESP
133 DE WEERT Kevin BEL
134 DEVENYNS Dries BEL
135 PINEAU Jérôme FRA
136 REDA Francesco ITA
137 SEELDRAYERS Kevin BEL
138 VAN DE WALLE Jurgen BEL
139 WYNANTS Maarten BEL

TEAM MILRAM (MRM) GER
Sporting Manager : GRABSCH Ralf
141 GERDEMANN Linus GER
142 CIOLEK Gerald GER
143 FRÖHLINGER Johannes GER
144 KLUGE Roger GER
145 KNEES Christian GER
146 ROBERTS Luke AUS
147 ROHREGGER Thomas AUT
148 TERPSTRA Niki NED
149 WEGMANN Fabian GER

BBOX BOUYGUES TELECOM (BTL) FRA
Sporting Manager : ROUS Didier
151 VOECKLER Thomas FRA
152 ARASHIRO Yukiya JPN
153 CHARTEAU Anthony FRA
154 FEDRIGO Pierrick FRA
155 GAUTIER Cyril FRA
156 ROLLAND Pierre FRA
157 SPRICK Matthieu FRA
158 TURGOT Sébastien FRA
159 VOGONDY Nicolas FRA

CAISSE D’EPARGNE (GCE) ESP
Sporting Manager : LEDANOIS Yvon
161 SANCHEZ Luis-Leon ESP
162 FARIA DA COSTA Rui Alberto POR
163 ERVITI Imanol ESP
164 GUTIERREZ José Ivan ESP
165 KIRYIENKA Vasil BLR
166 MOREAU Christophe FRA
167 PERGET Mathieu FRA
168 PLAZA MOLINA Ruben ESP
169 ROJAS Jose Joaquin ESP

COFIDIS LE CREDIT EN LIGNE (COF) FRA
Sporting Manager : VAN LONDERSELE Francis
171 TAARAMAE Reine EST
172 AUGE Stéphane FRA
173 DUMOULIN Samuel FRA
174 EL FARES Julien FRA
175 KERN Christophe FRA
176 MINARD Sébastien FRA
177 MOINARD Amaël FRA
178 MONIER Damien FRA
179 PAURIOL Rémi FRA

EUSKALTEL – EUSKADI (EUS) ESP
Sporting Manager : GONZALEZ GALDEANO Igor
181 SANCHEZ Samuel ESP
182 ISASI Inaki ESP
183 MARTINEZ Egoi ESP
184 OROZ Juan José ESP
185 PEREZ LEZAUN Alan ESP
186 PEREZ MORENO Ruben ESP
187 TXURRUKA Amets ESP
188 VELASCO Ivan ESP
189 VERDUGO Gorka ESP

RABOBANK (RAB) NED
Sporting Manager : VAN HOUWELINGEN Adri
191 MENCHOV Denis RUS
192 BOOM Lars NED
193 FREIRE Oscar ESP
194 GARATE Juan Manuel ESP
195 GESINK Robert NED
196 MOERENHOUT Koos NED
197 NIERMANN Grischa GER
198 TANKINK Bram NED
199 TJALLINGII Maarten NED

LAMPRE – FARNESE (LAM) ITA
Sporting Manager : PIOVANI Maurizio
201 CUNEGO Damiano ITA
202 BOLE Grega SLO
203 DA DALTO Mauro ITA
204 GAVAZZI Francesco ITA
205 HONDO Danilo GER
206 LORENZETTO Mirco ITA
207 MALORI Adriano ITA
208 PETACCHI Alessandro ITA
209 SPILAK Simon SLO

FOOTON-SERVETTO (FOT) ESP
Sporting Manager : FERNANDEZ José Antonio
211 CAPECCHI Eros ITA
212 BENITEZ José-Alberto ESP
213 CARDOSO Manuel POR
214 DURAN AROCA Arkaitz ESP
215 EIBEGGER Markus AUT
216 FELLINE Fabio ITA
217 MAYOZ Iban ESP
218 PEREZ ARRIETA Aitor ESP
219 VALLS FERRI Rafael ESP

Related links

Tour de France 2010: Who will win?

Brits at the Tour de France 2010

Tour de France 2010: Cycling Weekly’s coverage index

  • H. Felton New York City, USA

    Great job in posting the start list including numerals, so quickly. Other Cycling sites Velo News,e.g., don’t yet have the official numbers half a day after you posted the list.