Confirmed list of teams and riders taking part in the 2018 Tour Down Under (January 16-21)

The Tour Down Under kicks off the 2018 WorldTour calendar on January 16-21, with six stages around Adelaide, South Australia.

WorldTour teams will be there as they look to prepare for the bigger races in the season, with several riders making their season debuts in new team kit.

Defending champion Richie Porte has already been announced as part of a very strong line-up for the US-registered BMC Racing team which also includes four-time race winner Simon Gerrans and 2015 winner Rohan Dennis.

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BMC Racing Team (USA)

1. PORTE, Richie (AUS)
2. BOHLI, Tom (SUI)
3. GERRANS, Simon (AUS)
4. WYSS, Danilo (SUI)
5. SCOTSON, Miles (AUS)
6. BEVIN, Patrick (NZL)
7. DENNIS, Rohan (AUS)
Team Manager: Fabio Baldato (ITA)

 

Bora-Hansgrohe (GER)

11. SAGAN, Peter (SVK)
12. OSS, Daniel (ITA)
13. BENNETT, Sam (IRL)
14. BODNAR, Maciej (POL)
15. KENNAUGH, Peter (GBR)
16. SELIG, Rudiger (GER)
17. McCARTHY, Jay (AUS)
Team Manager: Steffen Radochla (GER)

Mitchelton-Scott (AUS)

21. EWAN, Caleb (AUS)
22. IMPEY, Daryl (RSA)
23. EDMONDSON, Alex (AUS)
24. HAYMAN, Mathew (AUS)
25. BAUER, Jack (NZL)
26. HOWSON, Damien (AUS)
27. DURBRIDGE, Luke (AUS)
Team Manager: Matthew White (AUS)

Lotto-Soudal (BEL)

31. GREIPEL, André (GER)
32. HANSEN, Adam (AUS)
33. DE GENDT, Thomas (BEL)
34. BAK YTTING, Lars (DEN)
35. SIEBERG, Marcel (GER)
36. LAMBRECHT, Bjorg (BEL)
37. DEBUSSCHERE, Jens (BEL)
Team Manager: Herman Frison (BEL)

UAE Team Emirates (UAE)

41. COSTA, Rui (POR)
42. ULISSI, Diego (ITA)
43. CONSONNI, Simone (ITA)
44. MORI, Manuele (ITA)
45. BONO, Matteo (ITA)
46. MARCATO, Marco (ITA)
47. FERRARI, Roberto (ITA)
Team Manager: Philippe Mauduit (France)

Dimension Data (RSA)

51. SLAGTER, Tom-Jelte (NED)
52. RENSHAW, Mark (AUS)
53. DLAMINI, Nickolas (RSA)
54. MORTON, Lachlan (AUS)
55. VENTER, Jaco (RSA)
56. O’CONNOR, Ben (AUS)
57. DAVIES, Scott (GBR)
Team Manager: Alexandre Sans Vega (ESP)

Bahrain-Merida (BHR)

61. POZZOVIVO, Domenico (ITA)
62. IZAGIRRE, Ion (ESP)
63. IZAGIRRE, Gorka (ESP)
64. BOARO, Manuele (ITA)
65. NAVARDAUSKAS, Ramunas (LTU)
66. ARASHIRO, Yukiya (JPN)
67. AGNOLI, Valerio (ITA)
Team Manager: Tristan Hoffman (NED)

EF Education First-Drapac (USA)

71. CLARKE, Simon (AUS)
72. CANTY, Brendan (AUS)
73. SCULLY, Thomas (NZL)
74. MORENO, Daniel (ESP)
75. OWEN, Logan (USA)
76. CLARKE, Will (AUS)
77. DOCKER, Mitchell (AUS)
Team Manager: Tom Southam (GBR)

Team Sunweb (GER)

81. ARNDT, Nikias (GER)
82. HAGA, Chad (USA)
83. BAUHAUS, Phil (GER)
84. TEUNISSEN, Mike (NED)
85. HAMILTON, Christopher (AUS)
86. STORER, Michael (AUS)
87. OOMEN, Sam (NED)
Team Manager: Luke Roberts (AUS)

Ag2r-La Mondiale (FRA)

91. GASTAUER, Ben (LUX)
92. CHEREL, Mikael (FRA)
93. MONTAGUTI, Matteo (ITA)
94. LATOUR, Pierre (FRA)
95. PETERS, Nans (FRA)
96. VANDENBERGH, Stijn (BEL)
97. DOMONT, Axel (FRA)
Team manager: Laurent Biondi (FRA)

Astana Pro Team (KAZ)

101. SANCHEZ GIL, Luis Leon (ESP)
102. DE VREESE, Laurens (BEL)
103. GATTO, Oscar (ITA)
104. VALGREN, Michael (DNK)
105. ZAKHAROV, Artyom (KAZ)
106. KORSÆTH, Truls (NOR)
107. MINALI, Riccardo (ITA)
Team Manager: Lars Michaelsen (DEN)

Katusha-Alpecin (SUI)

111. HAAS, Nathan (AUS)
112. GONCALVES, Jose (POR)
113. KOCHETKOV, Pavel (RUS)
114. LAMMERTINK, Maurits (NED)
115. MACHADO, Tiago (POR)
116. RESTREPO, Jhonatan (COL)
117. SCHMIDT, Mads (DEN)
Team Manager: Gennady Mikhaylov (RUS)

FDJ (FRA)

121. MORABITO, Steve (SUI)
122. DUCHESNE, Antoine (CAN)
123. HOELGAARD, Daniel (NOR)
124. ROUX, Anthony (FRA)
125. PREIDLER, Georg (AUT)
126. CIMOLAI, Davide (ITA)
127. LADAGNOUS, Matthieu (FRA)
Team Manager: Jussi Veikkanen (FIN)

Movistar (ESP)

131. BARBERO, Carlos (ESP)
132. BICO, Nuno (POR)
133. SOLER, Marc (ESP)
134. FERNÁNDEZ, Rubén (ESP)
135. CASTRILLO, Jaime (ESP)
136. OLIVEIRA, Nelson (POR)
137. SÜTTERLIN, Jasha (GER)
Team Manager: Jose Arrieta (ESP)

Quick-Step Floors (BEL)

141. VIVIANI, Elia (ITA)
142. CAPECCHI, Eros (ITA)
143. DEVENYNS, Dries (BEL)
144. SABATINI, Fabio (ITA)
145. MØRKØV, Michael (DEN)
146. SÉNÉCHAL, Florian (FRA)
147. MAS, Enric (ESP)
Team Manager: Rick Van Slycke (BEL)

LottoNL-Jumbo (NED)

151. WYNANTS, Maarten (BEL)
152. WAGNER, Robert (GER)
153. BATTAGLIN, Enrico (ITA)
154. OLIVIER, Daan (NED)
155. BENNETT, George (NZL)
156. LEEZER, Thomas (NED)
157. GESINK, Robert (NED)
Team Manager: Frans Maassen (NED)

Team Sky (GBR)

161. PUCCIO, Salvatore (ITA)
162. WISNIOWSKI, Lukasz (POL)
163. BERNAL, Egan (COL)
164. DIBBEN, Jon (GBR)
165. DOULL, Owain (GBR)
166. HALVORSEN, Kristoffer (Nor)
167. LAWLESS, Chris (GBr)
Team Manager: Brett Lancaster (AUS)

 

Trek-Segafredo (USA)

171. DIDIER, Laurent (LUX)
172. BEPPU, Fumiyuki (JPN)
173. DE KORT, Koen (NED)
174. EG, Niklas (DEN)
175. FRAME, Alex (NZL)
176. GUERREIRO, Ruben (POR)
177. PEDERSEN, Mads (DEN)
Team Manager: Kim Andersen (DEN)

UniSA-Australia (AUS)

181. WELSFORD, Sam (AUS)
182. EARLE, Nathan (AUS)
183. DEMPSTER, Zak (AUS)
184. ROE, Timothy (AUS)
185. BOWDEN, Scott (AUS)
186. PORTER, Alex (AUS)
187. VON HOFF, Steele (AUS)
Team Manager: Andrew Christie-Johnston (AUS)