Provisional list of riders for the 2018 Tour de France

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The 2018 Tour de France kicks off on Saturday, July 7, in Noirmoutier en l’Île and finishes in Paris on Sunday, July 29.

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

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The 2017 Tour was won by Chris Froome (Team Sky), claiming his fourth victory in the race. The British rider will return in 2018 to attempt a fifth victory and will likely face opposition from Nairo Quintana (Movistar), Romain Bardet (Ag2r La Mondiale), Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) and Richie Porte (BMC Racing).

The full start list for the 2018 Tour de France will only be announced in the week before the race, but teams are already a long way towards selecting their eight riders for the race and most of the top GC contenders already confirmed.

Tour de France 2018 start list (provisional)

Team Sky

FROOME Christopher
MOSCON Gianni
THOMAS Geraint
KWIATKOWSKI Michal
POELS Wout
VAN BAARLE Dylan
BERNAL Egan

Quick-Step Floors
GAVIRIA Fernando
JUNGELS Bob
ALAPHILIPPE Julian
RICHEZE Ariel Maximiliano
TERPSTRA Niki
GILBERT Philippe

Lotto Soudal (confirmed)

GREIPEL André
DE GENDT Thomas
BENOOT Tiesj
MARCZYNSKI Tomasz
DE BUYST Jasper
SIEBERG Marcel
VANENDERT Jelle
KEUKELEIRE Jens

Trek-Segafredo

MOLLEMA Bauke
PANTANO Jarlinson
DEGENKOLB John
IRIZAR Markel
STETINA Peter

LottoNL-Jumbo (Confirmed)

ROGLIC Primoz
KRUIJSWIJK Steven
MARTENS Paul
ROOSEN Timo
GROENEWEGEN Dylan
JANSEN Amund Grondahl
GESINK Robert
TOLHOEK Antwan

Groupama-FDJ

KONOVALOVAS Ignatas
SINKELDAM Ramon
DÉMARE Arnaud
GUARNIERI Jacopo
GAUDU David
CIMOLAI Davide
VICHOT Arthur
LE GAC Olivier

Dimension Data

CAVENDISH Mark
BOASSON HAGEN Edvald

Katusha-Alpecin

KITTEL Marcel
ZAKARIN Ilnur
MARTIN Tony
KOCHETKOV Pavel

Movistar

QUINTANA Nairo
VALVERDE Alejandro
LANDA Mikel
AMADOR Andrey
SOLER Marc
ROJAS José Joaquín
ERVITI Imanol
OLIVEIRA Nelson
BENNATI Daniele
SÜTTERLIN Jasha

Bora-Hansgrohe

SAGAN Peter
MAJKA Rafał
OSS Daniel
MÜHLBERGER Gregor
BODNAR Maciej
BURGHARDT Marcus

BMC Racing

PORTE Richie
VAN GARDEREN Tejay
CARUSO Damiano
VAN AVERMAET Greg
BEVIN Patrick
GERRANS Simon
KÜNG Stefan

Ag2r La Mondiale (confirmed)

GENIEZ Alexandre
NAESEN Oliver
VUILLERMOZ Alexis
GALLOPIN Tony
BARDET Romain
LATOUR Pierre
DOMONT Axel
DILLIER Silvan

EF Education First-Drapac

URAN Rigoberto
ROLLAND Pierre
PHINNEY Taylor
VANMARCKE Sep

Astana

FUGLSANG Jakob
HANSEN Jesper
CORT NIELSEN Magnus
VALGREN Michael
FRAILE Omar
SANCHEZ Luis Leon

Bahrain Merida

KOREN Kristijan
NIBALI Vincenzo
POZZOVIVO Domenico
IZAGIRRE Ion
IZAGIRRE Gorka
COLBRELLI Sonny
PELLIZOTTI Franco
HAUSSLER Heinrich

Fortuneo-Samsic

BARGUIL Warren
FEILLU Brice
MOINARD Amaël
GESBERT Elie
BOUET Maxime

Direct Energie

CALMEJANE Lilian
CHAVANEL Sylvain
TAARAMÄE Rein

Cofidis

MATÉ Luis Ángel
HERRADA Jesús
BOUHANNI Nacer
HERRADA José

Wanty-Groupe Gobert

MARTIN Guillaume
DEGAND Thomas
MINNAARD Marco
PASQUALON Andrea
OFFREDO Yoann

Team Sunweb

ANDERSEN Søren Kragh
MATTHEWS Michael
KELDERMAN Wilco
DUMOULIN Tom

Mitchelton-Scott (confirmed)

BAUER Jack
DURBRIDGE Luke
HAYMAN Mathew
HEPBURN Michael
HOWSON Damien
IMPEY Daryl
NIEVE Mikel
YATES Adam

UAE-Team Emirates

ARU Fabio
BYSTRØM Sven Erik
MARTIN Daniel
ATAPUMA John Darwin
KRISTOFF Alexander
COSTA Rui