Confirmed list of teams/riders taking part in the 2017 Tour de France (July 1-23)

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The 2017 Tour de France kicks off on Saturday, July 1, in Düsseldorf, Germany and finishes in Paris on Sunday, July 23.

While the WorldTour teams have automatic entry into the Tour, the wildcard teams are hand-picked by ASO, with Fortuneo-Vital Concept, Cofidis, Direct Energie, and Wanty-Groupe Gobert making the cut

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The 2016 Tour was won by Chris Froome (Team Sky), claiming his third victory in the race. The British rider will return in 2017 to attempt a fourth victory and will likely face opposition from Nairo Quintana (Movistar), Romain Bardet (Ag2r), Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) and Richie Porte (BMC Racing).

The Tour de France start list of 198 riders confirmed with official race numbers, with defending champion Chris Froome taking the number one position.

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Tour de France 2017 start list

Team Sky

(Confirmed)
Great Britain | WorldTour

1. Chris Froome (GBr)
2. Sergio Henao (Col)
3. Vasil Kiryienka (Blr)
4. Christian Knees (Ger)
5. Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol)
6. Mikel Landa (Esp)
7. Mikel Nieve (Esp)
8. Luke Rowe (GBr)
9. Geraint Thomas (GBr)


Ag2r La Mondiale

(Confirmed)
France | WorldTour

11. Romain Bardet (Fra)
12. Jan Bakelants (Bel)
13. Axel Domont (Fra)
14. Mathias Frank (Sui)
15. Ben Gastauer (Lux)
16. Cyril Gautier (Fra)
17. Pierre Latour (Fra)
18. Oliver Naesen (Bel)
19. Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra)


Movistar Team

(Confirmed)
Spain
| WorldTour

21. Nairo Quintana (Col)
22. Andrey Amador (Crc)
23. Daniele Bennati (Ita)
24. Carlos Betancur (Col)
25. Jonathan Castroviejo (Esp)
26. Imanol Erviti (Esp)
27. Jesús Herrada (Esp)
28. Jasha Sütterlin (Ger)
29. Alejandro Valverde (Esp)


Trek-Segafredo

(Confirmed)
USA | WorldTour

André Cardoso (Por) (tested positive for EPO)
31. Alberto Contador (Esp)
32. Koen de Kort (Ned)
33. John Degenkolb (Ger)
34. Fabio Felline (Ita)
35. Michal Gogl (Aut)
36. Markel Irizar (Esp)
37. Bauke Mollema (Ned)
38. Jarlinson Pantano (Col)
39. Haimar Zubeldia (Esp)


BMC Racing Team

(Confirmed)
USA | WorldTour

41. Richie Porte (Aus)
42. Damiano Caruso (Ita)
43. Alessandro De Marchi (Ita)
44. Stefan Küng (Sui)
45. Amaël Moinard (Fra)
46. Nicholas Roche (Irl)
47. Michael Schar (Sui)
48. Greg Van Avermaet (Bel)
49. Danilo Wyss (Sui)


Astana Pro Team

(Confirmed)
Kazakhstan | WorldTour

51. Fabio Aru (Ita)
52. Dario Cataldo (Ita)
53. Jakob Fuglsang (Den)
54. Andriy Grivko (Ukr)
55. Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz)
56. Bakhtyar Kozhatayev (Kaz)
57. Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz)
58. Michael Valgren (Den)
59. Andrey Zeits (Kaz)


UAE Team Emirates

(Confirmed)
UAE
 | WorldTour

61. Louis Meintjes (RSA)
62. John Darwin Atapuma (Col)
63. Matteo Bono (Ita)
64. Kristijan Durasek (Cro)
65. Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor)
66. Marco Marcato (Ita)
67. Manuele Mori (Ita)
68. Ben Swift (GBr)
69. Diego Ulissi (Ita)


FDJ

(Confirmed)
France
| WorldTour

71. Arnaud Démare (Fra)
72. Davide Cimolai (Ita)
73. Mickaël Delage (Fra)
74. Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita)
75. Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu)
76. Olivier Le Gac (Fra)
77. Rudy Molard (Fra)
78. Thibaut Pinot (Fra)
79. Arthur Vichot (Fra)


Orica-Scott

(Confirmed)
Australia | WorldTour

81. Johan Esteban Chaves (Col)
82. Michael Albasini (Sui)
83. Luke Durbridge (Aus)
84. Mathew Hayman (Aus)
85. Damien Howson (Aus)
86. Daryl Impey (RSA)
87. Jens Keulekeire (Bel)
88. Roman Kreuziger (Cze)
89. Simon Yates (GBr)


Team Dimension Data

(Confirmed)
South Africa
| WorldTour

91. Mark Cavendish (GBr)
92. Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor)
93. Steve Cummings (GBr)
94. Bernhard Eisel (Aut)
95. Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (RSA)
96. Serge Pauwels (Bel)
97. Mark Renshaw (Aus)
98. Scott Thwaites (GBr)
99. Jaco Venter (RSA)


Quick-Step Floors

(Confirmed)
Belgium | WorldTour

101. Marcel Kittel (Ger)
102. Jack Bauer (NZl)
103. Gianluca Brambilla (Ita)
104. Philippe Gilbert (Bel)
105. Daniel Martin (Irl)
106. Fabio Sabatini (Ita)
107. Zdenek Stybar (Cze)
108. Matteo Trentin (Ita)
109. Julien Vermote (Bel)


Bora-Hansgrohe

(Confirmed)
Germany | WorldTour

111. Peter Sagan (Svk)
112. Maciej Bodnar (Pol)
113. Emanuel Buchmann (Ger)
114. Marcus Burghardt (Ger)
115. Rafa Majka (Pol)
116. Jay McCarthy (Aus)
117. Pawel Poljanski (Pol)
118. Juraj Sagan (Svk)
119. Rudiger Selig (Ger)


Team Katusha-Alpecin

(Confirmed)
Swizterland | WorldTour

121. Tony Martin (Ger)
122. Marco Haller (Aut)
123. Reto Hollenstein (Sui)
124. Robert Kiserlovski (Cro)
125. Alexander Kristoff (Nor)
126. Maurits Lammertink (Ned)
127. Tiago Machado (Por)
128. Nils Politt (Ger)
129. Rick Zabel (Ger)


Lotto-Soudal

(Confirmed)
Belgium | WorldTour

131. André Greipel (Ger)
132. Lars Ytting Bak (Den)
133. Tiesj Benoot (Bel)
134. Thomas De Gendt (Bel)
135. Tony Gallopin (Fra)
136. Adam Hansen (Aus)
137. Jurgen Roelandts (Bel)
138. Marcel Sieberg (Ger)
139. Tim Wellens (Bel)


Team Sunweb

(Confirmed)
Germany | WorldTour

141. Michael Matthews (Aus)
142. Nikias Arndt (Ger)
143. Warren Barguil (Fra)
144. Roy Curvers (Ned)
145. Simon Geschke (Ger)
146. Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned)
147. Laurens ten Dam (Ned)
148. Mike Teunissen (Ned)
149. Albert Timmer (Ned)


Cofidis, Solutions Credits

(Confirmed)
France | Pro Continental

151. Nacer Bouhanni (Fra)
152. Dimitri Claeys (Bel)
153. Nicolas Edet (Fra)
154. Christophe Laporte (Fra)
155. Cyril Lemoine (Fra)
156. Luis Ángel Maté (Esp)
157. Daniel Navarro (Esp)
158. Florian Sénéchal (Fra)
159. Julien Simon (Fra)


Team LottoNL-Jumbo

(Confirmed)
Netherlands | WorldTour

161. Robert Gesink (Ned)
162. George Bennett (NZl)
163. Dylan Groenewegen (Ned)
164. Tom Leezer (Ned)
165. Paul Martens (Ger)
166. Primoz Roglic (Slo)
167. Timo Roosen (Ned)
168. Jos van Emden (Ned)
169. Robert Wagner (Ger)


Direct Energie

(Confirmed)
France | Pro Continental

171. Thomas Voeckler (Fra)
172. Thomas Boudat (Fra)
173. Lilian Calmejane (Fra)
174. Sylvain Chavanel (Fra)
175. Yohann Gène (Fra)
176. Adrien Petit (Fra)
177. Perrig Quéméneur (Fra)
178. Romain Sicard (Fra)
179. Angelo Tulik (Fra)


Cannondale-Drapac Pro Cycling

(Confirmed)
USA
| WorldTour

181. Pierre Rolland (Fra)
182. Alberto Bettiol (Ita)
183. Patrick Bevin (NZl)
184. Nathan Brown (USA)
185. Simon Clarke (Aus)
186. Taylor Phinney (USA)
187. Andrew Talansky (USA)
188. Rigoberto Uran (Col)
189. Dylan Van Baarle (Ned)


Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling

(Confirmed)
Bahrain
| WorldTour

191. Ion Izagirre (Esp)
192. Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn)
193. Grega Bole (Slo)
194. Borut Bozic (Slo)
195. Janez Brajkovic (Slo)
196. Ondrej Cink (Cze)
197. Sonny Colbrelli (Ita)
198. Tsgabu Grmay (Eri)
199. Javier Moreno (Esp)


Wanty – Groupe Gobert

(Confirmed)
Belgium | Pro Continental

201. Guillaume Martin (Fra)
202. Frederik Backaert (Bel)
203. Thomas Degand (Bel)
204. Marco Minnaard (Ned)
205. Yoann Offredo (Fra)
206. Andrea Pasqualon (Ita)
207. Dion Smith (NZl)
208. Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel)
209. Pieter Vanspeybroeck (Bel)


Fortuneo-Vital Concept

(Confirmed)
France | Pro Continental

211. Daniel McLay (GBr)
212. Maxime Bouet (Fra)
213. Brice Feillu (Fra)
214. Elie Gesbert (Fra)
215. Romain Hardy (Fra)
216. Pierre-Luc Perichon (Fra)
217. Laurent Pichon (Fra)
218. Eduardo Sepulveda (Arg)
219. Florian Vachon (Fra)