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

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).

Teams usually start announcing provisional teams in June, with the official start list confirmed – with race numbers – shortly before the race.

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Tour de France 2017 start list

Team Sky

(Confirmed)
Great Britain | WorldTour

Chris Froome (GBr)
Sergio Henao (Col)
Christian Knees (Ger)
Mikel Landa (Esp)
Mikel Nieve (Esp)
Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol)
Luke Rowe (GBr)
Geraint Thomas (GBr)
Vasil Kiryienka (Bel)


Movistar Team

Spain | WorldTour

Nairo Quintana (Col)
Alejandro Valverde (Esp)
Daniele Bennati (Ita)
Johnathan Castroviejo (Esp)
Daniel Moreno (Esp)


Astana Pro Team

Kazakhstan | WorldTour

Fabio Aru (Ita)
Jakob Fuglsang (Den)
Michael Valgren (Den)
Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz)
Andriy Grivko (Ukr)
Andrey Zeits (Kaz)


UAE Team Emirates

UAE | WorldTour

Louis Meintjes (RSA)
Vegard Stake Laengen (Nor)
Diego Ulissi (Ita)
Ben Swift (GBr)


Ag2r La Mondiale

France | WorldTour
Romain Bardet (Fra)
Pierre Latour (Fra)
Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra)
Oliver Naesen (Bel)
Mathias Frank (Swi)
Axel Domont (Fra)
Jan Bakelants (Bel)
Samuel Dumoulin (Fra)
Ben Gastauer (Lux)
Cyril Gautier (Fra)


Team LottoNL-Jumbo

Netherlands | WorldTour

George Bennett (NZl)
Dylan Groenewegen (Ned)
Robert Gesink (Ned)
Tom Leezer (Ned)
Primoz Roglic (Slv)


Trek-Segafredo

(Confirmed)
USA | WorldTour

André Cardoso (Por),
Alberto Contador (Esp),
John Degenkolb (Ger),
Koen de Kort (Ned),
Fabio Felline (Ita),
Michal Gogl (Aut),
Markel Irizar (Esp),
Bauke Mollema (Ned)
Jarlinson Pantano (Col)


Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling

Bahrain | WorldTour

Ion Izagirre (Esp)
Tsgabu Grmay (Eri)
Sonny Colbrelli (Ita)
Grega Bole (Slv)


Cannondale-Drapac Pro Cycling

USA | WorldTour

Taylor Phinney (USA)
Pierre Rolland (Fra)
Andrew Talansky (USA)
Rigoberto Uran (Col)
Sep Vanmarcke (Bel)


BMC Racing Team

(Confirmed)
USA | WorldTour

Richie Porte (Aus)
Damiano Caruso (Ita)
Stefan Kung (Sui)
Nicholas Roche (Ire)
Alessandro De Marchi (Ita)
Amael Moinard (Fra)
Michael Schar (Sui)
Greg Van Avermaet (Bel)
Danilo Wyss (Sui)


Team Dimension Data

South Africa | WorldTour

Mark Cavendish (GBr)
Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor)


Team Sunweb

(Confirmed)
Germany | WorldTour

Nikias Arndt (Ger)
Warren Barguil (Fra)
Roy Curvers (Ned)
Simon Geschke (Ger)
Michael Matthews (Aus)
Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned)
Laurens ten Dam (Ned)
Mike Teunissen (Ned)
Albert Timmer (Ned)


FDJ

France | WorldTour

Thibaut Pinot (Fra)
Arnaud Demare (Fra)
Ignatas Konovalovas (Lit)
Marc Sarreau (Fra)
Olivier Le Gac (Fra)
Jacopo Gaurnieri (Ita)
Davide Cimolai (Ita)
Michael Delage (Fra)


Bora-Hansgrohe

(Confirmed)
Germany | WorldTour

Emanuel Buchmann (Ger)
Maciej Bodnar (Pol)
Marcus Burghardt (Ger)
Rafa Majka (Pol)
Jay McCarthy (Aus)
Pawel Poljanski (Pol)
Juraj Sagan (Slo)
Peter Sagan (Slo)
Rudiger Selig (Ger)


Team Katusha-Alpecin

(Confirmed)
Swizterland | WorldTour

Tony Martin (Ger)
Maurits Lammertink (Ned)
Alexander Kristoff (Nor)
Rick Zabel (Ger)
Reto Hollenstein (Sui)
Marco Haller (Aut)
Robert Kiserlovski (Cro)
Tiago Machado (Por)
Nils Politt (Ger)


Fortuneo-Vital Concept

France | Pro Continental

Eduardo Sepulveda (Arg)


Lotto-Soudal

Belgium | WorldTour

André Greipel (Ger)
Tiesj Benoot (Bel)
Tim Wellens (Bel)
Thomas De Gendt (Bel)
Tony Gallopin (Fra)
Adam Hansen (Aus)


Direct Energie

France | Pro Continental

Bryan Coquard (Fra)
Thomas Voeckler (Fra)
Lilian Calmejane (Fra)


Quick-Step Floors

Belgium | WorldTour

Marcel Kittel (Ger)
Daniel Martin (Irl)
Fabio Sabatini (Ita)
Petr Vakoc (Cze)
Julien Vermote (Bel)
Yves Lampaert (Bel)
Jack Bauer (Nzl)
Niki Terpstra (Ned)
Matteo Trentin (Ita)
Zdenek Stybar (Cze)
Gianluca Brambilla (Ita)
Philippe Gilbert (Bel)


Cofidis, Solutions Credits

France | Pro Continental

Nacer Bouhanni (Fra)


Orica-Scott

(Confirmed)
Australia | WorldTour

Orica Scott Michael Albasini (Sui)
Esteban Chaves (Col)
Luke Durbridge (Aus)
Mathew Hayman (Aus)
Damien Howson (Aus)
Daryl Impey (RSA)
Jens Keulekeire (Bel)
Roman Kreuziger (Cze)
Simon Yates (GBr)


Wanty – Groupe Gobert (Confirmed)

Belgium | Pro Continental

Frederik Backaert (Bel)
Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel)
Guillaume Martin (Fra)
Marco Minnaard (Ned)
Yoann Offredo (Fra)
Pieter Vanspeybroeck (Bel)
Thomas Degand (Bel)